Feed admin November 16, 2023

OVERVIEW

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.

Find Food Safety Modernization Act resources and training events on this site. 

Feed News
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). 

AAFCO approves new pet food label rules at annual meeting

Nearly 450 industry representatives and regulatory officials participated on July 31 – Aug. 2 in the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Annual Meeting to discuss a variety of animal food regulatory issues.

Recent NGFA News

Recent articles, press releases and issue advisories can be found here.