About NGFA’s Feed Program

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.

AAFCO meeting focuses on feed ingredient approval process

By Dave Fairfield, Senior Vice President of Feed Services The generally recognized as safe (GRAS) approval process for animal feed and pet food ingredients was a major discussion topic at the annual meeting of the Association of American Feed Control… [Continue Reading...]

FDA issues summary report on antimicrobials sold/distributed in 2017

By Dave Fairfield, Senior Vice President of Feed Services The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Dec. 20 released its 2017 Summary Report on Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed for Use in Food-Producing Animals that shows domestic sales and di… [Continue Reading...]

FSMA seminar scheduled for January

The NGFA and Kansas State University are teaming up to present another Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) training course on Jan. 29-31 in Manhattan, Kan. The course, co-led by NGFA Senior Vice President of Feed Services Dave Fairfield, is targeted… [Continue Reading...]

NGFA provides comments on FDA’s draft guidance for FSMA supply-chain program

NGFA has submitted several recommendations to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that would clarify the agency’s draft animal food supply-chain program guidance being implemented under the Food Safety Modernization Act. FDA’s draft guida… [Continue Reading...]

FDA finalizes guidance on mandatory recall authority

By Dave Fairfield, Senior Vice President of Feed Services The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Nov. 5 released a final guidance that provides information about the agency’s mandatory recall authority established under the Food Safety Mode… [Continue Reading...]