The Pet Food Institute (PFI) is committed to providing a professional work environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. PFI prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, because all or a part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or any other legally protected category. PFI will not tolerate or condone sexual or other unlawful harassment or discrimination of its employees, members, employees of independent contractors with which it may work, and members of the public with which it may interact, by any employee of PFI, nor will PFI tolerate or condone sexual or other unlawful harassment or discrimination of its employees by any other employee, manager, supervisor, member representative, member of the public, client, customer, independent contractor, vendor, visitor, or other non-employee who conducts business with PFI.

PFI administers funds under USDA’s Market Access Program, Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). For more information on the Market Access Program, visit the FAS website. To review the USDA nondiscrimination statement, visit the USDA website. To file a complaint of discrimination write to:

  • PFI Attention:
    Business Operations Manager
    1020 19th Street, N.W., Suite 225
    Washington, D.C. 20036
    or call (202) 791-9440
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture:
    USDA
    Director, Office of Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, S.W.
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
    or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TDD)

PFI is committed to providing equal access to all programs, activities and materials. Persons with disabilities who require special accommodation or alternative means for communication of information (e.g., Braille, large print, sign language translation) should contact PFI at (202) 791-9440 or info@petfoodinstitute.org. PFI’s Web site has been designed to meet federal Section 508 requirements. If there are areas of the Web site that you believe are in need of improvement, contact PFI at (202) 791-9440 or info@petfoodinstitute.org.

PFI is an equal opportunity provider and employer.