FeedAssure® facilities pay for the audit fees associated with the annual third party audits. Audit fees for 2014 are $1,070 per man-day, plus auditor travel expenses and all applicable taxes. Audits vary in length, typically ranging from one to three days, based on the size of the facility being audited and the complexity of the manufacturing process.
Facilities are required to enter into a Licensing Agreement with FeedAssure® setting out obligations under the program and to pay an annual license fee of CDN $1,000 for each certified facility. A special discounted rate of CDN $500 per facility is available to members of the Animal Nutrition Association of Canada.