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The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) released its annual, “Our Industry, Our Promise,” report today, detailing the operational challenges facing today’s animal feed and pet food manufacturers and actions the AFIA is taking to address them. The report provides an analysis of the animal food industry’s contribution to the U.S. and global economies and the forces making it difficult to conduct business. It also provides an inside look at efforts underway to usher the federal regulation of animal food into the 21st century and steps the industry is taking to better protect animal and human health while producing safer, more sustainable food.
“In recent years, the importance of advanced animal nutrition in ensuring the well-being of animals and human health has gained increased awareness,” said Mike Gauss, AFIA Board chair (2022-23) and president of Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. “As consumers become more discerning about the origin and quality of the food they consume, the demand for healthier and more sustainably produced animal products has significantly risen. Our association plays a crucial role in meeting these demands.”
The report focuses on work completed during AFIA’s fiscal year from May 1, 2022, through April 30, 2023, with sections on:
The report also provides an update on AFIA’s professional networking and educational offerings, recognizes several industry award winners and acknowledges the ways the AFIA has given back to local communities and engaged in social media. For more information, visit afia.org/news/state-of-industry-report.