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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
FSMA – Where Are We Now?
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the single most sweeping change to U.S. food safety laws, offers a new regulatory approach to food safety – including pet food. Instead of a regulatory focus that is primarily reactive (for example: product recalls), the goal of FSMA is to establish a preventive approach to food safety that […]Read More
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 […]Read More