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XXIV Fefac congress to be held in Porto

Fefac's XXIV congress will be held on 13-17 June 2007 at the Fundação Serralves in Porto (Portugal). It will provide a perfect opportunity for the European feed manufacturers to discuss the future of the livestock sector in the new European Union.

The Fefac congress also allows to clearly show all partners in the chain how the feed industry has become an indispensable partner to farmers and the food and retail sector in providing solutions for the modern consumer "lifestyle and healthy eating demands".

Workshop sessions
The 1st working session will be devoted to "The new CAP and the WTO negotiations", the 2nd working session will tackle "The simplification of the feed legislation", whereas the 3rd session will cover "Risk Perception & Communication: The consumers' expectations and the industry's response". Prominent speakers such as Mr Jaime Silva, Portuguese Farm Minister and Mrs Catherine Geslain-Laneelle, Director of the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA), have already confirmed their participation.

About Fefac
Fefac, the European Compound Feed Manufacturers' Federation, represents 21 national Associations in 20 EU Member States as well as Associations in Switzerland, Turkey and Norway with observer/associate member status. The European compound feed industry employs over 100,000 persons on app. 4,000 production sites often in rural areas, which offer few employment opportunities.

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