Pet food factory: approval application

Form to apply for approval to use animal by-products (ABPs) to make pet food.


ABPR04: Application form for approval of a pet food plant

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This form is part of the guide to using animal by-products to make pet food.

Your premises, operator and equipment must be approved before they can be used for pet food production.

You must apply for approval if you make pet food in a domestic houses using meat fit for human consumption, or category 3 ABPs.

For customers in England, return the completed form to APHA Customer Service Centre Worcester.

For customers in Wales, return the completed form to the APHA office in Caernarfon.

For customers in Scotland, return the completed form to your local APHA Field Service Office.

Published 18 December 2013
Last updated 12 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Application and inspection form for approval of a petfood plant updated
  2. Data protection statement updated on the form
  3. AHVLA documents have been re-assigned to the new Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).
  4. First published.