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Register Today For NGFA/PFI Joint Feed and Pet Food Conference ... Sept. 24-26 ... Indianapolis, IN

Date Posted: September 10, 2013

Register Today!

Don't miss out on NGFA and the Pet Food Institute's annual Feed and Pet Food Conference.

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Key topics include:

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) - Key Takeaways and Issues: The Joint Conference program will open with an in-depth discussion on the anticipated impacts of the FDA's soon-to-be-announced proposed rule under FSMA that will require feed and pet food manufacturers to conduct a hazard analysis and implement preventive controls to provide assurance that feed and pet food products are safe. Brian Waldman, partner at the Washington-based law firm of Arent Fox, will provide legal perspectives on the pending requirements, and industry experts from PFI and NGFA will offer insights and comments on anticipated compliance issues.

Challenges and Future Prospects of Key Animal Agriculture Customers and Ingredient Suppliers - A Discussion with the Poultry, Pork and Rendering Sectors: Dr. Howard Hill, president-elect, National Pork Producers Council, Dr. Ashley Peterson, vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, National Chicken Council and Dr. David Meeker, vice president, scientific services, National Renderers Association will join for a panel discussion to provide insights on opportunities and challenges within the poultry, pork, and rendering sectors and potential impacts on feed and pet food manufacturers.

FDA's Feed and Pet Food Agenda for 2014: Dr. Martine Hartogensis, deputy director, Office of Surveillance and Compliance, FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine, will review the status of FSMA rulemaking, as well as the agency's wide-ranging regulatory and guidance initiatives planned in 2014 for the feed and pet food industries.

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