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The Pet Food Institute Congratulates Daniel Whitley on Permanent Appointment to Lead USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

WASHINGTON, DC– The Pet Food Institute (PFI) extended its congratulations to Daniel Whitley on his permanent appointment as Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). PFI, whose members produce the vast majority of dog and cat food and treats in the United States, works closely with FAS, and the pet […]

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Pet Food Institute Highlights Supply Chain and Manufacturing Challenges Exposed by COVID-19 Pandemic

Public comments to USDA request policy solutions to help food and agriculture in the future WASHINGTON, DC – The Pet Food Institute (PFI), the national trade association representing America’s dog and cat food and treat makers, submitted public comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) highlighting the pet food industry’s close connection with American […]

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Pet Food Institute Applauds Confirmation of US Trade Representative Katherine Tai

WASHINGTON, DC – The Pet Food Institute (PFI) congratulates Katherine Tai on her confirmation as the new United States Trade Representative (USTR). As the highest-ranking U.S. trade official, Ambassador Tai will lead an agency responsible for recommending and developing national trade policy to the president of the United States. “PFI applauds both Ambassador Tai’s appointment […]

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Get the Dish on Proper Nutrition for New Pets

As families continue to cope with changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, many are taking advantage of more time at home by welcoming a new puppy or kitten to their households. One possible reason for animal lovers looking to expand their households is the mental and physical health benefits from the human-animal bond. A […]

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U.S. Pet Food Makers Celebrate USMCA Implementation

WASHINGTON, DC – The Pet Food Institute, whose members make the vast majority of dog and cat food products sold in the United States, recognizes the importance of July 1 as the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) enters into force. PFI also thanks the Administration and Congress for their successful negotiations and collaboration, leading to a trade […]

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New Research Shows U.S. Pet Food Manufacturers Feed America’s Pets and Agricultural Economy, Reduce Food Waste

WASHINGTON, DC – First-of-its-kind research finds that U.S. pet food manufacturers not only provide balanced, safe meals for America’s dogs and cats, but also stimulate the overall agricultural economy through the purchase of ingredients, labor and services from related industries. The Institute for Feed Education and Research (IFEEDER), North American Renderers Association (NARA) and Pet […]

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