On 13th and 14th November 2013, the Rotterdam certification authority Schutter Certification B.V. came to the Duisburg DTG office to carry out a a multiside certification. This activity involves regular certification of all DTG offices. Based on a versatile checklist, the DTG standard GMP+4 was thus raised to GMP+5. Despite tightened demands, the DTG eG and the ARNO-SHIP Befrachtungs GmbH were certified without difficulties after a two days’ procedure.

The Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) for animal feed refers to the trade, production, transportation, storage or handling of and with mixed feed products, animal feed, premixed feed, and additives. The scheme is based on the requirements of ISO 9001 and has been further developed for feed, ensuring its quality and thus safe production of food of animal origin.