The American Feed Industry Association publishes news releases surrounding its legislative and regulatory work, important political announcements, association events and more. See our most recent news below. For more information or to be added to our distribution list, contact Victoria Broehm, AFIA’s director of communications.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and Feedstuffs named PerforMix Nutrition Systems’ Rupert, Idaho, feed manufacturing facility as its 2021 Liquid Feed Facility of the Year (FFY) award winner. Gary Huddleston, AFIA’s director of feed manufacturing and regulatory affairs, presented the award to plant manager Ty Cahoon last night during a dinner at the AFIA’s Liquid Feed Symposium, being held in Chicago, Ill., this week.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) welcomes the nomination of Elaine Trevino as chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). President Joe Biden’s announcement Monday provides a much-needed voice for agricultural trade concerns within the USTR and White House.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) held its 50th Liquid Feed Symposium (LFS) last week in Oak Brook, Ill., celebrating the rich history of liquid feed and the many years of meeting together at the symposium. LFS brought together 125 leaders in the liquid feed industry to celebrate, network, hear the latest news, research and innovation happening in the field, and recognize outstanding individuals.
This week, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) welcomed over 275 feed ingredient buyers and sellers from across the country to Orlando, Fla., for its annual Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference (PISC), postponed from March. The three-day program offered attendees the ability to reconnect with industry colleagues, make new connections, conduct business and engage in professional development.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), in coordination with Feedstuffs, has opened the application phase for its Integrator Feed Facility of the Year (FFY) program. The program is open to all AFIA member integrator feed facilities.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is proud to announce the launch of its new Safe Feed/Safe Food (SF/SF) certification program website. Since 2004, the SF/SF program has promoted safety guidelines that help ensure a safe and wholesome feed supply for the growth and well-being of animals.
The American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) Board of Directors voted in a special election today to accept the nomination of Mike Gauss, president of Kent Nutrition Group, Inc., to become the Board chair-elect of the organization. Gauss will succeed current Board chair Mike Schuster, vice president of sales at Laidig Systems, Inc., in May 2022.
Registration is now open for the American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) Equipment Manufacturers Conference, being held Nov. 3-5 in New Orleans, La. Hosted by the AFIA’s Equipment Manufacturers Committee, this annual conference focuses on updating the equipment sector of the feed industry on current issues and trends, providing an environment for learning from educational speakers and industry leaders, and bringing the industry together to network.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) applauds the passage of the House of Representative’s fiscal 2022 appropriations bill. The bill includes language encouraging the Food and Drug Administration to update the Policy and Procedures Manual Guide 1240.3605 to allow feed ingredients making claims for animal production, animal well-being, food safety and the environment to be regulated as a feed and not a drug. The bill also includes an amendment offered by Rep. Jim Baird, IN-04, and other cosponsors to add $5 million to the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine to help with expediting feed ingredient reviews.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and Institute for Feed Education and Research (IFEEDER) are pleased to announce the addition of Emily Anne Igli as the new development and operations specialist, effective July 12.