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.
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.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), in coordination with Feedstuffs, has opened the application phase for its Commercial Dry Feed Facility of the Year (FFY) program. The program is open to all AFIA member commercial dry facilities.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is now accepting nominations through Sept. 1 for its annual Friend of Pet Food Award, to be recognized at the upcoming AFIA Pet Food Conference on Jan. 25, 2022. Launched in 2019, the award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to support the growth of the pet food industry.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is now accepting nominations for its Liquid Feed Hall of Fame Award through July 30, to be recognized at the 2021 Liquid Feed Symposium on Sept. 8. Launched in 2019, the award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to support the growth of the liquid feed industry.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has opened registration for its 50th Liquid Feed Symposium, being held Sept. 7-9, in Chicago, Ill. Attendees will network and learn about the history of legislation and regulations that affect liquid feed, the value of liquid feed supplements in cattle diets, new information on cattle and antibiotic resistance, and much more.
The American Feed Industry Association’s Board of Directors met virtually this week for its annual spring meeting, where they elected a new chair and several Board and Executive Committee members, and conducted other official business.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) depends heavily on the dedication and involvement of members who volunteer annually to serve on committees. These committees further the success of the association’s mission, objectives and programs and the AFIA thanks these volunteer members and the companies they represent for their service.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), in coordination with Feedstuffs, is relaunching its Feed Facility of the Year (FFY) program after a brief hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic with new changes expected to enhance the program for the future. Of note, the AFIA will be providing awards for each program category, to be recognized at AFIA events in front of industry colleagues, and discontinuing the overall award.