The legal framework on the feed ban and utilization of animal proteins in feed is in continuous development. All information on the legislation can be found on the EUR-lex website which is the official site of the European Union laws and documents. All documents are available in the 23 official languages of the European Union.

A selection of relevant sources is presented in two sections:

  • Legal sources : it contains general legal references and other documents related to the TSE issue, the role of EURLs and NRLs, references on the feed ban and utilization of processed animal proteins.
  • Method of reference and SOPs : it delivers to control authorities, professionals of the sector and laboratories all information on the methods which shall be used for detecting animal proteins in feed ingredients and compound feed.