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1. SPS, Our Favorite Acronym!

Hang around the American Feed Industry Association international trade team long enough and you will hear “SPS issues,” “SPS barriers to trade” and “more commitment to SPS in trade negotiations” pretty frequently. Gina Tumbarello and I love throwing around the acronym “SPS!” Many of you may ask, “what does SPS mean and how can SPS issues or barriers affect AFIA members?” I look forward to a challenge, so here we go on a blog journey about SPS measures and why they matter to the feed industry.

Tags: Trade, Standards
By Mallory Gaines
2. US Feed Industry Continues International Work to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC) took on a new look this year as it went virtual due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Over eight days and several weeks, the CAC brought together over 600 participants from all over the globe, in various time zones and translation in six languages, to discuss international standard setting. The meeting went surprisingly well in a virtual format. It was encouraging to see the global commitment for moving international standards forward continues during these trying times.   

Tags: Antibiotics, Standards
By Mallory Gaines
3. The Codex Files Vlog: at the TFAMR Meeting

AFIA's Leah Wilkinson and Mallory Gaines attended the Codex Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance meeting in South Korea this week.

Tags: Standards, Trade, Vlog
By Mallory Gaines
4. The Codex Files: What is Codex and Why Is It Important?

For many years now, AFIA members have heard about “Codex.” Codex is short for the Codex Alimentarius, an international standard-setting body that formulates food safety guidelines and standards to protect consumer health and help to harmonize the food trade. Why Codex is important to AFIA members is easy to explain, and I will in this first of three blogs, but Codex as an organization can be quite complicated. The structure of Codex, terminology used and political intricacies can easily be confusing.  

Tags: Trade, Standards, Vlog
By Mallory Gaines

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