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 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.
The American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) free Feed Education Program returns to the International Production & Processing Expo to update attendees on recent changes within several federal agencies and to provide an outlook for the animal food industry for 2022. The two-hour program, to be held Jan. 26, 2022, is ideal for animal food facility managers and operations and mill personnel looking to learn about the latest regulatory requirements impacting their businesses.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), in coordination with Feedstuffs, has opened the application phase for its Premix/Ingredient Feed Facility of the Year (FFY) program. The program is open to all AFIA member premix and ingredient facilities.
Pet food labeling, export trends, human resources in the industry, regulatory updates and best practices for dealing with cybersecurity and ransomware are the hot topics that will take center stage at the upcoming American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) Pet Food Conference.