Livestock Feed/Pet Food

Livestock Feed/Pet Food

Federal
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Denver District
P.O. Box 25087
Federal Center, Bldg. 20
Denver , CO   80225-0087
(303)236-3000
The FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine regulates the manufacture and distribution of food additives and drugs that will be given to animals. These include animals from which human foods are derived, as well as food additives and drugs for pet (or companion) animals. The agency publishes a variety of “Small Entity Compliance Guides” on subjects including prohibited proteins, labeling requirements, and other topics.

Link:  http://www.fda.gov/cvm/default.html

State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Inspection & Consumer Services Division
2331 W 31st Av
Denver , CO   80211
(303)477-0081

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) enforces the Colorado Feed Law to promote truth and fairness in the sales of livestock feed and pet food.  Producers and pet owners are protected from the sale of adulterated and misbranded products.

The CDA Feed Program oversees inspection, sampling and analysis of feeds to verify nutrient claims and to ensure that adulterants such as mycotoxins are not present.  Livestock and pet food manufacturing companies must register yearly.  Labels are reviewed for accuracy and completeness.  Distribution fees must be paid on commercial feed distributed in Colorado.

  • Registration:  Commercial feed companies must be registered yearly (February thru January).
  • Small (10 lb or less) package listing:  Products must be listed with the Feed Program (February thru January).
  • Fee, distribution:  A distribution fee & report are due yearly (January thru December).
  • Analysis:  Nutrient and other required guarantees must be met when a product sample is analyzed.
  • Labels:  Nutrient and other claims and identifying information must be true and complete.

Link:  http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/ag_ICS/CBON/1251622226352

State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Air Pollution Control Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3100
Fax: (303)782-0278
The manufacturing and packaging process may release pollution emissions into the air:
If the emission are above specified levels, Air Pollution Emission Notice (APEN) is required.
$100 filing fee, $50/hr evaluation fee.
Requires final approval and ongoing inspections.
Requires final approval and ongoing inspections.
Pet food and livestock feed manufacturers should contact the Small Business Clean Air Technical Assistance Program to determine if they are subject to APEN requirements.
State
Colorado Department of Revenue
1375 Sherman St
Denver , CO   80261
(303)238-7378
“Feed for Livestock” meaning all materials which are distributed as feed or for mixing with feed for domestic farm and ranch animals such as cattle, sheep, swine, goats, llamas, rabbits, horses, and poultry is exempt from state sales tax. Livestock does NOT include dogs, cats, birds or other animals kept as pets for pleasure or recreation. (39-26-114.6, C.R.S.)
In addition, purchases of agricultural compounds that are consumed by, administered to, or otherwise used in caring for livestock are exempt.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales13.html

All other product sales, including parts, are subject to sales tax. Contact the Department of Revenue regarding sales tax licensing regardless of whether a business sells retail, wholesale, on consignment or at events.

NOTE:  If selling fertilizer, see FERTILIZER
NOTE:  If the cost is contingent upon weight, see WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

Livestock Feed/Pet Food

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Federal
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Denver District
P.O. Box 25087
Federal Center, Bldg. 20
Denver , CO   80225-0087
(303)236-3000
The FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine regulates the manufacture and distribution of food additives and drugs that will be given to animals. These include animals from which human foods are derived, as well as food additives and drugs for pet (or companion) animals. The agency publishes a variety of “Small Entity Compliance Guides” on subjects including prohibited proteins, labeling requirements, and other topics.

Link:  http://www.fda.gov/cvm/default.html

State
Colorado Department of Agriculture
Inspection & Consumer Services Division
2331 W 31st Av
Denver , CO   80211
(303)477-0081

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) enforces the Colorado Feed Law to promote truth and fairness in the sales of livestock feed and pet food.  Producers and pet owners are protected from the sale of adulterated and misbranded products.

The CDA Feed Program oversees inspection, sampling and analysis of feeds to verify nutrient claims and to ensure that adulterants such as mycotoxins are not present.  Livestock and pet food manufacturing companies must register yearly.  Labels are reviewed for accuracy and completeness.  Distribution fees must be paid on commercial feed distributed in Colorado.

  • Registration:  Commercial feed companies must be registered yearly (February thru January).
  • Small (10 lb or less) package listing:  Products must be listed with the Feed Program (February thru January).
  • Fee, distribution:  A distribution fee & report are due yearly (January thru December).
  • Analysis:  Nutrient and other required guarantees must be met when a product sample is analyzed.
  • Labels:  Nutrient and other claims and identifying information must be true and complete.

Link:  http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/ag_ICS/CBON/1251622226352

State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Air Pollution Control Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-3100
Fax: (303)782-0278
The manufacturing and packaging process may release pollution emissions into the air:
If the emission are above specified levels, Air Pollution Emission Notice (APEN) is required.
$100 filing fee, $50/hr evaluation fee.
Requires final approval and ongoing inspections.
Requires final approval and ongoing inspections.
Pet food and livestock feed manufacturers should contact the Small Business Clean Air Technical Assistance Program to determine if they are subject to APEN requirements.
State
Colorado Department of Revenue
1375 Sherman St
Denver , CO   80261
(303)238-7378
“Feed for Livestock” meaning all materials which are distributed as feed or for mixing with feed for domestic farm and ranch animals such as cattle, sheep, swine, goats, llamas, rabbits, horses, and poultry is exempt from state sales tax. Livestock does NOT include dogs, cats, birds or other animals kept as pets for pleasure or recreation. (39-26-114.6, C.R.S.)
In addition, purchases of agricultural compounds that are consumed by, administered to, or otherwise used in caring for livestock are exempt.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales13.html

All other product sales, including parts, are subject to sales tax. Contact the Department of Revenue regarding sales tax licensing regardless of whether a business sells retail, wholesale, on consignment or at events.

NOTE:  If selling fertilizer, see FERTILIZER
NOTE:  If the cost is contingent upon weight, see WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us