Press Releases

2019 NGFA-PFI Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference to address FSMA enforcement, market trends and trade impacts

Early bird registration ends Aug. 26 for general attendees WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug.  21, 2019) – The 2019 Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference, an annual collaboration between the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and the Pet Food Institute (PFI), will feature industry leaders and education sessions designed to help feed and pet food companies navigate a complex […]

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The Pet Food Institute Supports Removal of 232 and Retaliatory Tariffs, Urges Ratification of USMCA

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2019) – “The Pet Food Institute (PFI) commends trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico for reaching agreement to remove U.S. Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum from our North America partners, as well as remove Canadian and Mexican retaliatory tariffs on a range of U.S. products. PFI is […]

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PFI Members in the Community: Working with Partners in Times of Need

Millions of households faced evacuation orders or displacements during natural disasters in 2018, forcing families to make tough choices on issues such as transport, food and medical care — including for their beloved pets. Members of the Pet Food Institute (PFI), who make the quality pet food that feeds our dogs and cats, are ready […]

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New Resource from the Pet Food Institute Shows the Nutrition behind a Cat’s Diet

Interactive infographics demonstrate roles of essential nutrients, from whisker to paw WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 22, 2019) –The Pet Food Institute (PFI), whose members make 98 percent of all U.S. pet food and treats, recently launched a new series of interactive infographics showing the ways that key nutrients found in a complete and balanced cat food recipe […]

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The Pet Food Institute Hires Morgan Beach as Director of Government Relations

Morgan Beach has joined the Pet Food Institute (PFI) as the director of government relations. She will represent PFI, whose members make 98 percent of U.S. pet food and treats, on federal legislative matters. “Nearly two-thirds of families across the country have a beloved dog or cat to feed every day, and PFI members are […]

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Steps to Help Keep Pets Healthy as Part of New Year’s Resolutions

Are you making a New Year’s resolution for 2019? While many people set goals to get healthy in the new year, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Pet Food Institute (PFI) encourage pet owners to proactively review their pet’s health in 2019, as well. “Just as you should consult your physician before embarking on […]

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Pet Food Institute Congratulates US, Canadian and Mexican Negotiators for Successful NAFTA Renegotiation

The Pet Food Institute (PFI), whose members make 98 percent of U.S. pet food products, expressed thanks to U.S. negotiators, as well as their Canadian and Mexican counterparts, for their hard work to complete a successful renegotiation to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, which will be known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). […]

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The Pet Food Institute Welcomes Dana Brooks as New President and CEO

The Pet Food Institute (PFI), the voice of dog and cat food makers and whose members make 98 percent of U.S. pet food and treat products, today announced that Dana L. Brooks will assume of the role of president and chief executive officer. “Dana brings extensive knowledge and leadership in the fields of food, feed […]

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The Pet Food Institute Launches New Web Resource to Make Canine Nutrition Simple

Interactive Infographic Series Shows, from Nose to Tail, How the Nutrients in Dog Food Helps Our Pets The Pet Food Institute (PFI), whose members make 98 percent of all U.S. pet food and treat products, recently launched a new series of interactive infographics showing the ways the key nutrients found in a complete and balanced […]

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PFI Provides Testimony on Value of NAFTA to US Economy, Identifies Areas for Enhancement

WASHINGTON– The Pet Food Institute (PFI), whose members make 98 percent of all U.S. pet food and treats, provided testimony yesterday before a government panel on the value of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and identified possible areas for enhancement in the trade deal. Speaking before officials from the Office of the U.S. […]

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