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17 April 2014

Personal and Corporate Contributions Imperative to IFEEDER Research Initiatives

The Institute for Feed Education and Research recently honored Ken Vaupel and son Ty Vaupel of Alfagreen Supreme for meeting individual pledge goals to the organization. The father and son duo pledged $1,000 each to IFEEDER in 2014 in addition to their corporation's generous donation of $5,000.

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08 April 2014

AFIA to Host Historic Feed Industry Conference

The American Feed Industry Association will host the Feed Industry Institute in Minneapolis, Minn., June 16-19. The conference—AFIA’s oldest standing event—is held once every two years, and is sponsored by the organization’s Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference Committee. This year’s theme is “Your Path to Understanding the Feed Industry.”

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31 March 2014

AFIA Submits Highly-prescriptive Animal Food Rule Comments to FDA

The American Feed Industry Association submitted comments Monday to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on what AFIA describes as the most massive overhaul of animal food industry regulations since 1958. The comments, which address the Food Safety Modernization Act "Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Hazard Analysis Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals" rule are 100-plus pages in length and cover five major areas.

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24 March 2014

U.S., Canadian Pork Industries Collaborate with Feed Industry, Others on PEDV

More than 60 people representing the U.S. and Canadian pork, feed and other allied industries recently participated in a meeting on the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) hosted by the National Pork Board, and in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, the American Feed Industry Association, the National Grain and Feed Association, the National Renderers Association and the North American Spray Dried Blood and Plasma Producers, in Des Moines, Iowa. Although the disease does not affect humans or pork safety, it has infected and killed millions of young pigs on farms of all sizes in 27 states since May 2013 and in four Canadian provinces since January.

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Upcoming Events:

June 16-19, 2014 

Feed Industry Institute 

Minneapolis, MN 

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AFIA is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal feed industry and its suppliers. AFIA also is the recognized leader on international industry developments. Members include more than 550 domestic and international companies and state, regional and national associations. Member-companies are livestock feed and pet food manufacturers, integrators, pharmaceutical companies, ingredient suppliers, equipment manufacturers and companies which supply other products, services and supplies to feed manufacturers.
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