The National Grain and Feed Association’s feed-related efforts address regulatory and legislative issues important to or affecting the feed and animal agriculture industry, focusing on feed and food safety through overall improvements in industry regulations and compliance. This is accomplished through active representation of member companies and effective interaction with Congress and federal and state regulatory agencies, international bodies and other interested parties. In addition, the NGFA promotes systems and programs for feed manufacturers that enhance the safety and quality of feed and food products. Contact NGFA Feed Staff.
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AAFCO conducts 2024 Midyear Meeting
More than 450 industry representatives and regulatory officials participated on Jan. 23-25 in the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Midyear Meeting to discuss a variety of animal food regulatory issues.
USDA releases assessment on agriculture in carbon markets
The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Oct. 23 released a comprehensive review of current carbon market activity, barriers to participation, and opportunities to improve access to carbon markets for farmers and forest landowners titled “A General Assessment of the Role of Agriculture and Forestry in the U.S. Carbon Markets.”
FDA report indicates compliance with food pesticide tolerance levels
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued its annual Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program Report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 that summarizes the testing of FDA-regulated foods for pesticide residues, with results showing the vast majority of samples being in compliance with pesticide tolerances established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Recent NGFA News
Recent articles, press releases and issue advisories can be found here.