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1. AFIA Continues to Encourage Science-based EPA Review of Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde has recently been a hot topic for the American Feed Industry Association, as the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to ban all industrial uses of this chemical. As we have written about before on this blog, formaldehyde plays a critical role in controlling pathogens in animal feed, and we have been working tirelessly to ensure the EPA’s process is both transparent and rooted in science, given its future implications for other reviews of chemical products.  

Tags: formaldehyde, EPA, Regulations, Sound Science
By Gary Huddleston
2. Preparing for the Next Animal Disease Outbreak – Feed Mill Hygiene and Decontamination

Since the outbreak of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in 2013, the feed and livestock industries have worked to gain a better understanding of pathogen transmission through feed and the supply chain. Multiple studies have documented the distribution of viral pathogens in mills after contamination, the stability of viruses in feed and ingredient matrices, and virus reduction using chemical mitigants or extended holding times.

Tags: pathogen control, ag & food research, Biosecurity, feed & food safety, African swine fever, formaldehyde
By Guest
3. AFIA Objects to EPA's Draft Risk Evaluation of Formaldehyde

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) issued the following statement today following the Environmental Protection Agency’s release last Friday of its draft formaldehyde risk evaluation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for public comment and peer review.

Tags: formaldehyde
By Victoria Broehm
4. Navigating Washington for the Animal Food Industry

In the U.S. political landscape, the impending arrival of 2024 carries immense significance for legislative bodies at every level. As a pivotal year divisible by four, it heralds the onset of a multitude of electoral processes. Chief among these is the presidential election, an event that invariably captures the attention of the nation and sets the course for its future trajectory. Beyond the presidency, the electoral stage is set for the renewal of the House of Representatives, with all 435 seats up for grabs. Simultaneously, the Senate will see 33 regular seats, alongside an additional special election, collectively shaping the balance of power and influencing the legislative agenda for years to come. Additionally, there are gubernatorial races in 11 states that add another layer of complexity to the electoral landscape, as voters weigh competing visions for state governance and leadership.  

Tags: legislative, regulatory, Capitol Hill, Innovative FEED Act, formaldehyde
By Leah Wilkinson
5. Food Safety Requires Formaldehyde

Are you aware that formaldehyde is an important feed additive for reducing virus risks, which the Environmental Protection Agency is currently trying to ban? First, let me explain why formaldehyde is in animal food and then I will discuss how the EPA’s current regulations may impact its safe use in animal food manufacturing in the future.

Tags: Feed safety, Federal agencies, formaldehyde
By Gary Huddleston

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