Feed Business Operators are notified of relevant changes in legislation and of policy issues by way of Trader Notices issued by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. 


The trader notices issued to the feed industry in 2022 are highlighted in bold. 

Trader Notice 05/2022 – Updated list of Laboratories approved by DAFM for Salmonella Analysis Download

Trader Notice 04/2022 – Notification of levels of stocks of cereals, oilseeds and rice Download

Trader Notice 03/2022 – Egg vending machines Download

Trader Notice 02/2022 – Marketing of Free Range Poultry meat in the event of Avian Influenza precautionary confinement of Birds extending beyond 12 Weeks Download 

Trader Notice 01/2022 –Marketing of Free-Range Eggs in the Event of the Avian Influenza Precautionary Confinement of Birds Extending Beyond 16 Weeks Download


Trader Notice 09/2021 – Laying Hens to slaughter options in AI outbreak Download

Trader Notice 08/2021 – Export of Animal Feedingstuffs to Third Countries Download

Trader Notice 07/2021 –  Movement of Eggs from a Restricted Zone Download

Trader Notice 06/2021 –  Changes to UK SPS Import Controls and Customs Requirements for Agri-food Products Imported from EU Download

Trader Notice 05/2021 –  Biosecurity Measures to reduce the spread of Avian Influenza (AI) in Ireland Download

Trader Notice 04/2021 – Biosecurity Measures to reduce the spread of Avian Influenza (AI) in Ireland Download

Trader Notice 03/2021 – Biosecurity measures to help to control Avian Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) in Ireland Download

Trader Notice 02/2021 –  Certification requirement for export of Poultry for Slaughter to Great Britain Download

Trader Notice 01/2021 – Responsibilities of Feed Business Operators Download


Trader Notice 06/2020 – Exporting feed additives, premixtures, certain novel protein source and compound feed containing these products to GB from 1 Jan 2021 Download

Trader Notice 05/2020 – High Pathogenic Avian Influenza Download

Trader Notice 04/2020 – Inspections by Division to verify compliance with the Return to Work Safely Protocol and associated measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace Download

Trader Notice 03/2020 – Official controls performed by the Feedingstuffs Division of DAFM during the Covid 19 pandemic Download

Trader Notice 02/2020 – The inclusion and labelling of inhibitors in fertilisers Download

Trader Notice 01/2020 – Biosecurity Measures to Reduce the Risk of Introduction/Spread of Avian Influenza (AI) in Ireland Download

Previous Years Trader Notices