Feed & Pet Food Joint Conference

Joint Feed/Pet Food Conference

2016 NGFA-PFI FEED AND PET FOOD JOINT CONFERENCE

More than 300 industry members attended the seventh annual NGFA-PFI Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference, hosted by NGFA and the Pet Food Institute (PFI) at the Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown in Des Moines, Iowa, from October 10 – 12, 2016.

Please see below for speakers’ presentations. Browse this page for more details about the event.

 

 

 

SEE YOU IN 2017!

Save the date for the 2017 NGFA-PFI Joint Conference!

Monday October 23 – Wednesday October 25 | The Seelbach Hilton Louisville | Louisville, KY

 

2016 JOINT CONFERENCE DETAILS

2016 Attendee and Exhibitor Lists

ATTENDEE LIST 

EXHIBITOR LIST

2016 Presentations

FDA’s Feed and Pet Food Agenda for 2017 – Jenny Murphy, Consumer Safety Officer, Office of Surveillance and Compliance, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine

The Ingredient Approval Process – Where Are We Headed?Dr. George Burdock, President, Burdock Group  *Please contact sgonzalez@ngfa.org for access to Dr. Burdock’s presentation.*

Effective Audits – More Than Just a Snapshot in Time – Robert Prevendar, Global Managing Director, Supply Chain Food Safety NSF International

AAFCO Priorities for 2016 and Beyond – Stan Cook, Sr. Board Director, Association of American Feed Control Officials; Program Administrator, Missouri Department of Agriculture

Shifting the Paradigm: Succeeding in the Face of Regulatory Challenges and New Media – Denise Dewar, Senior Consultant, Vanto Group

FSPCA – Preventive Controls and More – Dr. Kim Koch, Feed Production Center Manager, Northern Crops Institute

International Trade Update, Canada – Marty Wilder, Executive Director Pet Food Association of Canada

Benefits of Industry Research – Michele Sayles, Director of Food Safety and Quality Diamond Pet Foods

Benefits of Industry Research – David Meeker, Research Chairman Fats and Proteins Research Foundation

FDA’s Veterinary Feed Directive – Questions & Answers – David Fairfield, Senior Vice President of Feed Services National Grain and Feed Association,

Conducting Effective Hazard Evaluations – Catherine Alexander, DVM, MPH, Dipl ACVPM, Veterinary Medical Resident Center for Animal Health & Food Safety, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Sanitary Transport of Human and Animal Food – Jon Samson, Executive Director, Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference, American Trucking Association

Preventive Controls for Animal Food-Supply Chain Requirements Jenny Murphy, Consumer Safety Officer, Office of Surveillance and Compliance, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine

2016 Program

 

2016 Conference Program

2016 Sponsors

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PAST/FUTURE JOINT CONFERENCE DETAILS

2015 Attendee List

2015 Joint Conference Attendee List

2015 Agenda

Tuesday, Sept. 29

Noon – 4 pm              NGFA/PFI Committee Meetings

 5:00 – 7:00 pm           Joint Conference Evening Reception
Wednesday, Sept. 30

 8:30 – 8:45 am           Conference Welcome RemarksRandall Gordon, President, NGFA (confirmed) and Cathy Enright, President, PFI

8:45 – 9:30 am           FSMA: The Move from Rulemaking to Implementation – Dr. Dan McChesney, Director, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Office of Surveillance and Compliance

9:30 – 10:15 am         FSMA: Preparing for Compliance – Scott MacIntire, Director, FDA Division of Enforcement, Office of Enforcement and Import Operations

10:15 – 10:45 am       Break in Exhibit Hall

10:45 – 11:05 am       AAFCO Priorities for 2016 – Richard TenEyck, President, AAFCO

11:05 – 11:30 am       Role of the States in FSMA Implementation – Bob Ehart, Senior Policy & Science Advisor, NASDA

 11:30 am – 1:00 pm   Lunch

 1:00 – 2:30 pm           Product Safety from Varied Perspectives: A Culture, Systems and Legal Approach – Michele Evans, Executive Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Diamond Pet; Ryan Brown, Global Supplier Process Manager, Cargill Animal Nutrition; Brian Waldman, Partner, Arent Fox

2:30 – 3:30 pm           Evaluating Food/Feed Ingredient Suppliers – How We Do Business in the Supply Chain – Rosalind Zils, Director, External Supply Chain Quality, Land O Lakes

3:30 – 4:00 pm           Break in Exhibit Hall

4:00 – 5:00 pm         Concurrent Breakout Sessions

(2 presentations per session – 30 minutes each):

Track A                        Consumer Confusion on Pet Food Labels and How We Can Fix It – Jim Barritt, Government and Regulatory Manager, Mars Pet Care US;

 Track A                        Emerging Techniques for Pathogen ControlSiobhan Reilly, Owner and Food Microbiologist, Log10

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Track B                        Antimicrobial Resistance and the Veterinary Feed DirectiveDr. Dan McChesney, Director, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Office of Surveillance and Compliance

Track B                        OSHA’s Revised Hazard Communication Standard – Impacts on the Feed and Pet Food Industries David Fairfield, Vice President, Feed Services, National Grain and Feed Association

5:00 – 6:30 pm           Reception in Trade Show

Thursday, Oct. 1

 8:30 – 11:30 am         CGMPs and Preventive Controls Workshop: Understanding the New Animal Food Requirements and How to Demonstrate Compliance Matt Frederking, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, Ralco Animal Nutrition (confirmed); Greg Aldrich, Research Associate Professor and Pet Food Program Coordinator, Kansas State University (confirmed)

11:30 – 11:45 am       Closing Remarks and Conference Adjourns

2015 Presentations

FSMA: The Move from Rulemaking to Implementation – Dr. Dan McChesney, Director, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Office of Surveillance and Compliance

FSMA: Preparing for Compliance – Scott MacIntire, Director, FDA Division of Enforcement, Office of Enforcement and Import Operations

AAFCO Priorities for 2016 – Richard TenEyck, President, AAFCO

Role of the States in FSMA Implementation – Bob Ehart, Senior Policy & Science Advisor, NASDA

Product Safety from Varied Perspectives: A Culture, Systems and Legal Approach – Michele Evans, Executive Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Diamond Pet; Ryan Brown, Global Supplier Process Manager, Cargill Animal Nutrition; Brian Waldman, Partner, Arent Fox

Evaluating Food/Feed Ingredient Suppliers – How We Do Business in the Supply Chain – Rosalind Zils, Director, External Supply Chain Quality, Land O Lakes

Consumer Confusion on Pet Food Labels and How We Can Fix It – Jim Barritt, Government and Regulatory Manager, Mars Pet Care US

Emerging Techniques for Pathogen ControlSiobhan Reilly, Owner and Food Microbiologist, Log10

Antimicrobial Resistance and the Veterinary Feed DirectiveDr. Dan McChesney, Director, FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Office of Surveillance and Compliance

OSHA’s Revised Hazard Communication Standard – Impacts on the Feed and Pet Food Industries David Fairfield, Vice President, Feed Services, National Grain and Feed Association

SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!
  • For more information about NGFA’s feed-related activities CONTACT: Dave Fairfield, NGFA Senior Vice President of Feed Services
  • Pet Food Institute website