Producing high-quality safe feed for farm animals involves employees and processes at all levels of a feed mill: from management to manufacturing and maintenance. A new online guide describes how to make quality assurance part of your mill by assembling a QA team, defining standard operating procedures and establishing critical control points. See this publication at Developing a Feed Quality Assurance Program (FM-002W) by Charles Stark in the Department of Poultry Science at N.C. State University.
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