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) 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.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has opened registration for its 2022 Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference (PISC), happening in-person on March 8-10 in San Francisco, Calif. This three-day, must-attend program includes education and networking events for hundreds of feed ingredient buyers and sellers across the animal food manufacturing industry.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) congratulates Dr. Robert Califf for his nomination to serve a second time as the Food and Drug Administration’s commissioner. AFIA’s President and CEO Constance Cullman issued the following statement today upon hearing of President Joe Biden’s official nomination.
The American Feed Industry Association’s Nutrition Committee is hosting a program focused on challenges and opportunities for the animal food industry in the face of disruptions, such as pandemics or foreign animal diseases. Titled, “Business Continuity in Times of Disruption: Lessons Learned,” the program will take place on Jan. 26, 2022, in conjunction with the 2022 International Production & Processing Expo, taking place Jan. 25-27.
Nearly 50 industry professionals gathered in New Orleans, La., last week to participate in the American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) annual Equipment Manufacturers Conference (EMC). Hosted by AFIA’s Equipment Manufacturers Committee, this year’s conference focused on two issues that are central to the business of animal food: food safety and biosecurity.