The VLOG Standard

All necessary requirements that a business or product must meet for successful VLOG certification are listed in industry-specific parts of the VLOG Standard. Version 22.01 is still valid, from 01.01.2023 version 23.01 applies.

VLOG Standard V22.01

published on 01 September 2021, obligatory until 31 December 2022

VLOG Standard, version 22.01 - excl. annexes (04 November 2021)

VLOG Standard, version 22.01 - incl. annexes (04 November 2021)

 

VLOG Standard V23.01

Published on 01 September 2022, obligatory as of 01 January 2023

VLOG Standard V23.01 excl. annexes

VLOG-Standard V23.01 incl. annexes

V23.01 is published in different parts (see list on the right).

The parts General (A) and Certification (Z) are relevant for businesses of all VLOG staged as well as for the VLOG-recognised certification bodies. These Parts are complemented by the stage-specific documents (Parts B to H).

In addition to the revision information, the respective standard parts, annexes and helpful documents and instructions for the respective staged are listed below.

Standard Parts

Part A – General

Part Z – Certification

Part B – Logistics

Part C – Feed Manufacturing

Part D – Matrix Organisation Logistics and Feed Manufacturing


Annexes

Overview VLOG Annexes, further Documents and Instructions

(4) Sampling Log

(5) repealed

(9) repealed

(13) Facility Description Logistics

(14) Checklist Logistics     Printable version

(15) Facility Description Feed Manufacturing

(15+13) Combi Facility Description Feed Manufacturing and Logistics

(16) Checklist Feed Manufacturing    Printable version

(16 + 14) Combi Checklist Feed Manufacturing and Logistics    Printable version

(17) Facility Description Mobile Grinding and Mixing Facilities

(18) Matrix Description and List of Sites     Template

(19) Checklist Matrix Organisation    Printable version

(30) Protocol for Mobile Grinding and Mixing Facilities

(31) VLOG Incident Sheet Feed Manufacturing and Logistics

(32) VLOG Incident Sheet Matrix organiser


Further Documents/Instructions/Tools

BVL-Guideline for Monitoring GMOs in Feed

Standards recognised as equivalent

Assessment Aid - At Risk Feed

Guideline for Laboratories and GMO Testing

Testing Requirements - Feed Manufacturing and Logistics

Suitability of GMO Analysis for Feed, Raw Materials and Food

Guideline for Handling Mislabelled Feed in the VLOG Production

Staff Training

Guideline Carryover Test for Grinding and Mixing Facilities

Preparation Checklist for VLOG audits of the feed manufacture stage

Preparation Ckecklist for VLOG audits of the logistics stage

Standard Parts

Part A – General

Part Z – Certification

Part E – Agriculture

Part F – Group Organisation Agriculture


Annexes

Overview VLOG Annexes, further Documents and Instructions

(2) Certificate for ohne Gentechnik Compliant Feeding of Animals

(3) Delivery Slip for Slaughterhouse Deliveries

(4) Sampling Log

(5) repealed

(7) Reduction of the Scope of Testing after Changing Feed in Group Organisations

(8) repealed

(20a) Facility Description Agriculture incl. attachments

(20b) Facility Description Beekeper

(20c) Facility Description Animal Transport Livestock Trade incl. attachments

(21) repealed, moved to (20c)

(22a) Checklist Agriculture incl. Beekeepers    Printable version

(22b) Checklist Livestock Trade and Transport    Printable version

(23) Group Description in Agriculture and Members List     Template

(23a) Members List     Printable version

(23b) Members List - Laying Hens/Eggs     Printable version

(23c) Transmission Stable Spaces     Printable version

(23d) Transmission Test Results     Printable version

(23e) Data Release Statement

(24) Checklist Group Organisation Agriculture    Printable version

(30) Protocol for Mobile Grinding and Mixing Facilities

(33) VLOG Incident Sheet Agriculture and Livestock Trade

(34) VLOG Incident Sheet Group Organiser Agriculture


Further Documents/Instructions/Tools

BVL Guideline for Monitoring GMOs in Feed

Standards recognised as equivalen

Decision Tree – Risk grading agriculture

Risk grading of farmers depending on the certification status of suppliers

Suitability of GMO Analysis for Feed, Raw Materials and Food

Guideline for Laboratories and GMO Testing

Guideline for Handling Mislabelled Feed in the VLOG Production

Guideline Carryover Test for Grinding and Mixing Facilities

Staff Training

Preparation Checklist for VLOG audits of the agriculture stage

Who is the VLOG Standard for?

All necessary requirements that a business or product must meet for successful VLOG certification are listed in industry-specific chapters of the VLOG Standard.

Logistics businesses that transport, store or trade in food or feed

Feed producers that produce or process feed

Operators of mobile grinding and mixing facilities

Agricultural businesses in the areas of animal  production and feed production

Livestock dealers and animal transporters

Businesses that process or condition food

Retailers that sell bulk animal-based products to consumers