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Proposal to allow pet food production in food establishments

Consultation seeks views on proposals to allow, under certain criteria to ensure strict separation, the commercial production of pet food from animal by-products in businesses also producing food for human consumption.

About this consultation

This consultation is of interest to the pet food industry, Local Authorities and Food Business Operators (FBOs).

Consultation subject

Proposals to allow, under certain criteria to ensure strict separation, the commercial production of pet food from animal by-products (ABPs) in businesses also producing food for human consumption.

Consultation purpose

To seek views on the proposal to allow commercial production of pet food in businesses also producing food for human consumption under certain conditions including meeting strict separation criteria. All comments and views should be sent to

Consultation pack

Comments and views

England and Wales

To submit a response to this consultation, please complete the consultation questionnaire.

Online survey (closed)

If you wish to respond to the consultation by email or in writing, please send responses to:

csulondontransactions@food.gov.uk

Tel: 020 7276 8829

Corporate Support Unit
Food Standards Agency
7th Floor, Clive House
70 Petty France
London
SW1H 9EX

Northern Ireland 

Online survey (closed)

Or, if you wish to respond to the consultation by email or in writing, please send responses to:

executive.support@food.gov.uk
Tel: 028 9041 7700

Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland
10a-c Clarendon Road
Belfast
BT1 3BG

Publication of response summary

Within three months of a consultation ending we aim to publish a summary of responses received and provide a link to it from this page.

You can find information on how we handle data provided in response to consultations in our Consultations privacy notice.

Further information

This consultation has been prepared in accordance with HM Government Consultation Principles. If an Impact Assessment has been produced, this is included in the consultation documents. If no Impact Assessment has been provided, the reason will be given in the consultation document.