Project Description

FAMI-QS certification

The FAMI-QS certification is a standard that promotes feed safety, legality, and quality objectives to minimize health risks caused by feed-safety.

FAMI-QS is a quality and safety management system for specialty feed ingredients. A specialty feed ingredient is defined as any intentionally added ingredient not normally consumed as feed by itself nor if it has any nutritional value, such as additives and premixes.


FAMI-QS is designed for manufacturers of feed components and suppliers from the world an opportunity to demonstrate the safety of their processes and conformity to the requirements.

Benefits of FAMI-QS:

  • Demonstrates safety of your food process
  • Rise in customer and retailers confidence
  • Integration of state of the art procedures regarding hazard analysis, risk appraisal, and preventive strategies into the existing management system
  • Increased product safety
  • Reduced risk of product liability

Transitioning to Version 6

Version 6 of the certification has an entirely new structure. It now follows the ISO High –Level structure allowing to to align more closely with other management system. The ISO high-level structure is used for all iso management system standards published from 2015 onwards including the popular ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015

Version 6 of the certification system FAMI-QS has been launched in the first half of 2019. All certified sites must have their transition completed by October 1, 2020.


DQS is an authorized certification body for FAMI-QS certification service.