Register Today For NGFA/PFI Joint Feed and Pet Food Conference ... Sept. 24-26 ... Indianapolis, IN
Date Posted: September 10, 2013
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.