72. Controlling animal feed additives.

Provision is made by EU legislation, implemented in the UK by statutory instrument, for the authorisation, labelling and control of feed additives1. The statutory instruments make it an offence for a person to contravene or fail comply with such EU provisions that regulate additives for use in animal nutitutrion2 and which concern the following3:


    (1)     the prohibition on placing on the market, processing or using a feed additive unless it is covered by an authorisation and satisfies relevant conditions4;


    (2)     the restriction on the persons who may first place on the market certain additives5;


    (3)     the requirement that any