According to Reg. 183/2005 and JMD 340668/2008, feed production facilities are required, among other analyzes, to include annual testing of feed mixers to ensure the homogeneity of their products.
ong term use of preparations for supplementary feeding of animals aiming specific nutritional purposes, with a high concentration of minerals, inevitably contain traces of arsenic, cadmium or lead that exceed the established maximum limits for individual heavy metals complementary feed.
Certain fungal species produce toxins called mycotoxins, which in high concentrations in food and feed can cause poisoning and other problems.
Chemical feed analysis combined with monitoring and result interpretation are necessary conditions in order to achieve necessary nutrition of farm animals and derived from these products.