19 August 2014
AFIA Completes First Phase of FSMA Seminars; Announces Additional Training
The American Feed Industry Association completed two more phase I Food Safety Modernization Act Regional Seminars in Des Moines, Iowa, and Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 11-12 and Aug. 14-15, respectively. Both of the two-day seminars discussed the developing need for an industry-wide understanding of the largest set of rules to impact the feed and pet food industry. The first training session was held in Sacramento, Calif., in late July.
19 August 2014
Statement Regarding PEDV Feed Research
The American Feed Industry Association strongly supports research that provides accurate information pertaining to porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, a challenge currently facing U.S. swine production. Recently released research (conducted by Pipestone Veterinary Services and South Dakota State University and reported in BMC Veterinary Research), confirms feed can be a carrier of the virus. However, it's important to note that being a carrier of the virus does not mean that feed is the source. The prevalence of the disease on an infected farm can contaminate many items.
11 August 2014
AFIA Submits Comments to FAO on Sustainability Guidelines
The American Feed Industry Association recently submitted comments to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on the Livestock Environmental Assessment Performance (LEAP) draft guidelines regarding the animal feed supply chain.
|Liquid Feed Symposium |
New Orleans, La.
Equipment Manufacturers Conference
Palm Springs, Calif.
Import & Export Seminar
Animal Ag Alliance
Clarion-AFIA Safety Label Program
Third Party Certification Programs
30 July 2014
AFIA Comments on Proposed FSMA Sanitary Transportation Rule
The American Feed Industry Association submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today on the proposed Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule. The proposed rule is one of many pieces of the Food Safety Modernization Act puzzle, which is considered the largest overall rule of the U.S. feed industry since the 1950s.
29 July 2014
AFIA Hosts Sold-out FSMA Regional Training
The American Feed Industry Association hosted its first of three Phase I Food Safety Modernization Act Regional Seminars July 27-28, in Sacramento, Calif. The sold-out, two day meeting was developed to assist the industry in understanding the largest set of rules to impact feed and pet food since the 1950s.more »
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