The American Feed Industry Association will host a Food Safety Preventive Control Alliance (FSPCA) Preventive Controls for Animal Food training this summer, as it continues to provide industry with Food Safety Modernization Act compliance preparation. The training will be held in Auburn, Ala., Aug. 16-18.
The American Feed Industry Association expressed disappointment with the Department of Labor's final overtime rule--published today--stating the department's consideration of the feed industry's comments is not apparent in the end result. The Obama administration initiative makes 4.2 million workers newly eligible to receive overtime pay.
Members of the American Feed Industry Association’s Board of Directors met May 4-5, in Washington, D.C., to discuss priority issues affecting the animal food industry. The Board, comprised of 40 industry representatives, took up the issues—including the cumbersome Food Safety Modernization Act—with various legislators during the association’s annual spring visit to the nation’s capital.
The American Feed Industry Association honored Eugene Wagester with the AFIA-Kansas State University Feed Manufacturing Lifetime Achievement Award for his impressive engineering developments. Wagester received the award May 4, at the AFIA Board of Directors dinner in Arlington, Va.
The American Feed Industry Association named Cathy Bandyk, Ph.D., of Westway Feed Products LLC, and Ronny Moser, Ph.D., of JBS United, Inc., its Members of the Year during a ceremony at its Board of Directors dinner May 4, in Arlington, Va. Bandyk is known for her many accomplishments with AFIA's foundation, the Institute for Feed Education and Research, and Moser was a key component in informing AFIA membership of preventative measures concerning the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus.
The American Feed Industry Association honored Donald E. Orr, Jr., Ph.D., with its 2016 Distinguished Service Award for his life-long contributions to the feed industry and to AFIA. Orr received the award May 4, at the AFIA Board of Directors dinner in Arlington, Va.
The research and education arms of the American Feed Industry Association and National Grain and Feed Association are partnering to finance a major project that will help animal feed, feed ingredient and pet food facilities cost-effectively comply with a core requirement of the Food and Drug Administration's final rules implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).