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FDA issues FSMA guidance for US feed mills

By Jane Byrne

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says new guidelines can help feed mills develop a safety plan to prevent or significantly minimize hazards.

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AAFCO in warning to industry on use of hemp ingredients in feed

By Jane Byrne

US organization, AAFCO, has warned that bringing hemp products to market in animal feed through a patchwork of state laws will lead to inconsistent manufacturing guidelines, unsupported marketing claims across the country, and restriction of interstate...

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FDA move will boost feed trade: AFIA

By Jane Byrne

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) says the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has achieved a long-awaited major milestone that will boost the trade of US feed products abroad.

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US group to seek approval of hemp seed meal for chickens

By Jane Byrne

A US industry and policy stakeholder group is planning to submit an application in August this year to get approval for the use of hemp seed, meal and cake as protein supplements for use in the diets of layers and broiler chickens.

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FDA puts spotlight on conversion of unused food into feed

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is highlighting how companies with unused, out-of-date or stale food from the ongoing coronavirus outbreak can redistribute products for the animal feed market.

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Hormel Foods cuts ractopamine use in swine supply

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

As part of a company focus on meeting product demand in international markets, Hormel Foods is set to stop sourcing pigs raised using, or having been exposed, to the feed additive ractopamine.

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special edition: reports from IPPE

AFIA outlines feed industry priorities at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The American Feed Industry Association is promoting steps to improve feed industry biosecurity and supporting US-based and international work to improve feed ingredient registration, says VP.

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AFIA: Funding boost will speed up US feed ingredient approval process

By Jane Byrne

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has applauded the passage of bipartisan legislation to fund the federal government for the remainder of the 2020 fiscal year as the move sees a key AFIA policy ambition – increased funding for feed ingredient...

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US renderer, feed ingredient producer faces FDA warning

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Food and Drug Administration calls on Valley Proteins to improve some company practices and undertake corrective actions regarding identifying and controlling some potential hazards for animal feed ingredients.

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US feed testing process to see increased FDA oversight

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working to establish a new testing program using accredited laboratories to examine the safety of animal feed and food in specific circumstances.

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News in Brief

FDA looks to improve access to medicated feed data for industry

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

As part of the continued effort to improve transparency and public access to information about approved animal drugs, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has made medicated feed-related information more accessible and user-friendly.

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Joined up approach to antimicrobial resistance in US cattle production urged

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Members of both the veterinary and agricultural production worlds need to work together to address antimicrobial resistance in cattle production, said Brian Lubbers, director of clinical microbiology, Kansas State University veterinary diagnostic laboratory.