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Hazard-assessment tool for FDA’s FSMA animal food rule

The NGFA is making available exclusively to member companies a new web-based hazard-assessment tool to assist feed and pet food facilities in complying with the Food and Drug Administration’s final regulations implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act. FDA’s final rule for current good manufacturing practice and hazard analysis and risk-based preventive controls for animal food […]

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Rep. Todd Young, R-Ind., provides congressional update to NGFA

By Bobby Frederick, Director of Legislative Affairs and Public Policy Rep. Todd Young, R-Ind., a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, provided NGFA with a quick take on priorities important to his members in Indiana, as well as his most recent activities on Capitol Hill on regulatory and trade issues. Q: NGFA’s membership […]

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APHIS issues notice on new bacterial plant disease in corn; stresses no safety, health, quality or yield impacts:

By Randy Gordon, President The NGFA has been working closely with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and other organizations representing the nation’s seed, farm, grain handling and export sectors following the agency’s confirmation of the presence of Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum (Xvv) in some counties in the U.S. […]

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AAFCO Meeting Focuses on FSMA Implementation Issues

The meeting of the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) on Aug. 3-5 in Denver, Colo., was dominated by a variety of issues related to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and its anticipated impacts on the animal feed and pet food industries. Dr. Dan McChesney, […]

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6th Annual Feed & Pet Food Conference Coming Soon! …Early-Bird Registration Rates End on Sunday!…

One of the hallmarks of the thriving strategic alliance between the NGFA and the Pet Food Institute (PFI) will be on display this fall – the sixth annual Joint Feed and Pet Food Conference. WHEN:  Sept. 30 – Oct. 1 WHERE:  Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio WHO:  Designed for employees of feed manufacturers and pet […]

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APHIS Seeks Comments on Deregulating Monsanto Biotech Corn Trait

…Export Market Approvals Still Being Sought… The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is seeking comments by Aug. 20 on whether to deregulate a new corn trait developed by Monsanto Co. (MON87403) that has been genetically engineered to increase the density of ear biomass (kernel filling), particularly during the plant’s […]

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