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) commends the U.S. Senate today for confirming Dr. Robert Califf as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Upon hearing the final vote, AFIA’s President and CEO Constance Cullman issued a statement.
“Increasing agriculture productivity while reducing negative impacts is one of the greatest challenges of this century,” remarked Rod Snyder, agriculture advisor for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), during the Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit held at the 2022 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). The Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit is sponsored by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), along with the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the North American Meat Institute (NAMI).
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) hosted a new half-day educational program today, in conjunction with the International Production & Processing Expo, providing animal agriculture business leaders with tips for managing volatile situations that impact their operations.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) hosted its annual Feed Education Program today, covering what the animal food industry can expect from U.S. federal regulators in 2022 and the importance of developing written corporate pandemic policies. In partnership with Feedstuffs, AFIA also named Kent Nutrition Group’s Mason, Mich., plant as its 2021 Commercial Dry Feed Facility of the Year.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) wrapped up its 15th annual Pet Food Conference (PFC) yesterday, informing nearly 300 pet food professionals of the latest news within this growing industry and providing tips for how to face upcoming challenges. The daylong conference also included the announcement of two Friend of Pet Food Award winners.
The American Feed Industry Association, in partnership with Feedstuffs, named Kent Nutrition Group’s (KNG) Mason, Mich., plant as its 2021 Commercial Dry Feed Facility of the Year. Gary Huddleston, AFIA’s director of feed manufacturing and regulatory affairs, presented the facility’s leadership with the award today during the AFIA’s Feed Education Program, happening in Atlanta in conjunction with the International Production & Processing Expo.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is pleased to name George Fahey, Ph.D., of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UI), and Dennis Jewell, Ph.D., formerly of Hill’s Pet Nutrition, as the recipients of the 2022 Friend of Pet Food Award.
The Institute for Feed Education and Research (IFEEDER), Animal Nutrition Association of Canada (ANAC) and United Soybean Board (USB) have joined with the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) to launch a research project that will evaluate several methods for cleaning and disinfecting feed mills following a potential African swine fever (ASF) outbreak.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has released its 2022 schedule of conferences and online courses. Registration for several of these events is already open at afia.org/events.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) applauds the U.S. House for passing H.R. 4996, the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021, today, which will address some of the bottlenecks stifling the export of feed, feed ingredients and pet food products at American ports.