What is FAMI-QS?

FAMI-QS is a preeminent global Quality and Feed Safety Management System for the sector of Specialty Feed Ingredients. A Specialty Feed Ingredient is defined as any intentionally added ingredient, not normally consumed as feed by itself, whether or not it has nutritional value, which affects the characteristics of feed or animals/ animal products and animal performance. The FAMI-QS code addresses safety, quality, and regulatory compliance in order to minimize hazards and ensure the placing on the market of safe and legal Specialty Feed Ingredients.

Benefits of FAMI-QS Certification

Highly effective management system approach.

An industry-driven, sector-specific quality system, with unrivalled value on the global feed market.

Uncompromised focus on risk management, safety and quality, coupled with time and cost efficiency.

Expert knowledge and industry experience translated into the state-of-art set of rules, practices and standards.

Fair play; same requirements for all operators worldwide..

Global feed safety management system

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Who can be certified FAMI-QS Certification?

FAMI-QS covers the production/ trade of Specialty Feed Ingredients coming out from the following production processes:

Chemical Process Ingredients

Technological Mictures

Nutritional Functional Mixture

Bio Process Ingredient

Document required for FAMI-QS Certification

  • System Manual
  • System Procedure
  • Policy
  • Objectives
  • Mission & Vision
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Checklist
  • Forms
  • Formats
  • Records

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

  • Organization’s size
  • Activities performed by the organization
  • Processes undertaken by the Organization
  • Products and services offered by the organization
  • The complexity of processes undertaken
  • Competence of persons involved

Role of Shamkris and Process of FAMI-QS Certification

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to effective system implementation in the organization. A simple and practical method of system implementation helps organizations increase business efficiency and sustainability. Shamkris supports 100% documentation to obtain an accreditation body of success in addition to enhanced performance.

The implementation process is described below:

Day 1

GAP Analysis, Certification Body, Selection, Cost Estimates

• Finding the GAP between existing system related to FAMI-QS requirements
• Selecting the appropriate certification Body
• Based on the scope of your business & certification Body you choose

Week 1

Developing Documents

• Management System Manual, Management System Procedures, Policy, Objectives, Forms etc.
• Review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

Week 4

Implementing Management System

• FAMI-QS Awareness training for the top management and staff
• Implementing a well-documented management system throughout the organization

Week 8

Internal Audit

• Internal audits identifying nonconformities related to FAMI-QS requirements
• Management Review Meetings
• Corrective and Preventive Action plan for nonconformities

Week 10

Certification Body
N-C Closing

• Shamkris acts on your behalf and assists you in the third-party audit
• Closing of any nonconformities identified by the certification body

Week 12

Certification Body

• FAMI-QS certificates issued for 1 years

Year on Year

Yearly Compliance

• Support of Yearly documentation for audit

FAMI-QS is a preeminent global Quality and Feed Safety Management System for the sector of Specialty Feed Ingredients.

Feed Additive and preMIxture System (FAMI-QS)