Interested in becoming a PFI Associate Member?

Benefits of being a PFI associate member:


PFI’s government relations team covers legislative and regulatory issues that impact pet food makers on the federal and state level and works to reinforce the value of our industry. Issues our team works on include:

  • Supply chain challenges caused by disruptions in the shipping sector
  • Funding for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ingredient approvals
  • Passage of legislation benefiting the pet care community
  • Pet food licensing and registration fees
  • Packaging and plastics legislation


PFI’s regulatory staff works to ensure that the regulatory landscape for pet food provides a comprehensive, fair, and transparent framework that is based on sound science and best practices, mutually benefiting the industry, PFI member companies, our customers, and pets. Activities our regulatory team works on are:

  • AAFCO relations
  • Ingredient approvals
  • Food safety
  • Nutrition
  • International trade

Opportunity to Steer the Industry

Drive innovation, thought leadership, and provide direction for the industry through participation on the Associate Advisory Council.

Logo and web link on PFI Members-Only Site

Your logo and a link to your website will be prominently displayed on a rotating basis on the PFI members-only site. At a minimum, your logo will appear on the site at least once a year, providing company exposure to other PFI members.

Access to:

  • PFI Staff Experts: Members enjoy exclusive access to the specialized expertise of PFI staff. Meet our subject matter experts.
  • Informational Webinars
  • Members-only resources like Inside Elections, PFAS legislative updates, and more
  • Monthly Issues Update: a monthly newsletter that updates members on the latest in the pet food industry and PFI activities
  • PFI Campaign toolkits e.g. Renewable Diesel and Modernizing Pet Food Regulation resources
  • PFI Producer Members: Join PFI members at least once a year at an all-member meeting. Network with the decision makers from PFI producer members.

Join as a PFI associate member.

For questions about becoming a PFI member, please email