T. A. Plant Consulting provides a specialist service, offering advice, guidance and training on various technical aspects of the manufacture and marketing of Feedingstuffs, in particular Petfoods. Consultancy services and advice are offered in several subject areas:-

Regulatory Affairs.

Advice can be provided in all aspects of the Regulations and Industry Codes of Practice concerning the manufacture and marketing of Pet foods and Feeding stuffs including the labelling of products (Feeding Stuffs Regulations 2005 & others), The Animal By-Products Regulations 2005 and The Feed Hygiene Regulations 2004. test addition.

Topics include:-

  • Product label claims, descriptions and declarations
  • Raw Material label claims and declarations
  • The Statutory Statement
  • Various types of Product Claims
  • Claims & Advertising support material
  • Raw Materials
  • Additives
  • The Import & Export of products & materials
  • Licensing, Registration & Approval of Premises.

Assistance can be given in the development of in-house Codes of Practice, ethics and the development of policies and position statements.

Quality Assurance.

Guidance and advice can be provided in all aspects of Quality assurance. This ranges from the development and implementation of “Total Quality” approaches and the development of Quality Policies and strategies, to individual topics such as Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP), Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Traceability. A realistic and practical approach is taken with these topics, based on first hand experience. Each of these subjects can be dealt with individually or as a comprehensive package.


T A Plant Consulting can offer advice on many other issues relating to the manufacture and marketing of pet foods.

Having graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Food Technology, I have over 30 years experience in the feedingstuffs/petfood industry with one of the industry’s leading companies and have played a prominent role in Trade Associations at both UK and European level. During this time I have had responsibility at senior level for Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Quality Development and Research & Development

Services can be provided as “one-offs” or “On-going” support in any of these subject areas. Alternatively individually tailored training courses or “awareness” sessions can be organised as required. For further details and information, or simply to discuss matters, please call Terry Plant on +44 (0) 1359 232637 or e-mail Terry@taplantconsulting.co.uk.

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