The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) are making available exclusively to member companies a new hazard assessment tool to assist feed and pet food facilities in cost-effectively complying with the Food and Drug Administration’s final regulations implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act for animal food.
“The American Feed Industry Association thanks the Senate for its confirmation of Robert Lighthizer, the new U.S. Trade Representative. USTR is a key player under U.S. law in the development and implementation of U.S. international trade policy and leading our country’s trade negotiations.
Members of the American Feed Industry Association’s Board of Directors met May 9-10, in Washington, D.C., to discuss priority issues affecting the animal food industry. The Board, comprised of 50 industry representatives, took up the issues with various legislators during the association’s annual spring visit to the nation’s capital.
The American Feed Industry Association named Angela Mills of Southern States Cooperative and Mike Van Koevering, Ph.D., of Elanco Animal Health as its Members of the Year during a ceremony at its Board of Directors dinner May 9 in Arlington, Virginia.
The American Feed Industry Association honored Bob Brill with its 2017 Distinguished Service Award for his life-long contributions to the feed industry at AFIA’s Board of Directors dinner held May 9 in Arlington, Virginia.
“The American Feed Industry Association applauds Congress’ decision today to confirm Scott Gottlieb to lead the Food and Drug Administration. AFIA has patiently waited for this pivotal role to be filled, as FDA is the main agency surrounding the regulation of animal food and animal drugs used in feed.