Interested in becoming a PFI Producer Member?

Benefits of being a PFI producer 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
  • Annual food safety conference hosted by PFI

Opportunity to Steer the Industry

Drive innovation, thought leadership, and provide direction for the industry through participation on one or more of PFI’s volunteer-led committees, an exclusive opportunity only for members. After a year of membership, a PFI producer member may be eligible to run for a seat on the PFI Board of Directors.

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 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

Join as a PFI producer member.

For questions about becoming a PFI member, please email