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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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PFI Commends Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb as FDA Commissioner

WASHINGTON – The Pet Food Institute, whose members make 98 percent of U.S. pet food and treat products, commends Congress for the confirmation of Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Cathleen Enright, PhD, president and CEO of PFI, commented that PFI and its members look forward to supporting the work […]

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PFI Urges Congress to Ratify TPP Agreement During 2016 Lame-Duck Session

WASHINGTON – The Pet Food Institute (PFI), whose members make 98% of all U.S. pet food and treat products, urges leadership in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to take action on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement and ratify the trade deal before the conclusion of the 114th Congress. By reducing tariff and non-tariff […]

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Iowa Agriculture Secretary Northey Leads Programming at 2016 Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey outlined the regulatory challenges the animal food industry is facing — while also juggling increasing and changing consumer demands — during his Oct. 11 keynote address at the 2016 Feed and Pet Food Joint Conference in Des Moines, Iowa. “We live in interesting, challenging times…and […]

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Animal Food Industry Unites to Host First-Ever PCQI Instructor Training for FSMA Compliance

Animal Food Industry Unites to Host First-Ever PCQI Instructor Training for FSMA Compliance   WASHINGTON –  In ongoing efforts to prepare animal food organizations for the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the three leading animal food industry trade associations hosted the first-ever Food Safety Preventive Control Alliance (FSPCA) lead instructor training for the […]

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Associate Member News: Alaskan Leader Seafoods Featured on “MIGHTY SHIPS”

Alaskan Leader Seafoods Featured on “MIGHTY SHIPS” First Episode Airing in May   SEATTLE (May 20, 2016) The fishing vessel Northern Leader, the flagship vessel operated by Alaskan Leader Seafoods hits the North Bering Sea in Season 9 of Discovery Channels “MIGHTY SHIPS”. The amazing episode of “MIGHTY SHIPS” airs on Sunday, May 22 at […]

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Pet Food Institute Launches Newly Designed Website

Pet Food Institute Launches Newly Designed Website As the Voice of US Pet Food Makers, PFI Creates New Platform to Provide Pet Lovers with Information about Dog and Cat Food at www.petfoodinstitute.org WASHINGTON – The Pet Food Institute (PFI), whose members make 98 percent of all U.S. pet food products, announced today the relaunch of its […]

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