AFIA to sponsor pet food regulatory event
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and
the Poultry Protein & Fat Council (PPFC) will sponsor a Pet Food Regulatory
and Technical Conference. It will be held from
Jan. 27-28, 2009, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
As a conference bonus, all conference attendees will receive complimentary
admission to the International Feed Expo (IFE)/International Poultry Expo (IPE).
The trade show features more than 900 exhibitors displaying the latest products,
services and technology for the pet food, poultry and feed sectors of the
The Pet Food Regulatory and Technical Conference will begin at
1 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 27, prior to the opening of the International Feed
Expo and the International Poultry Expo the following day. There will be two
concurrent sessions, one addressing the rapidly changing regulatory environment
and the other addressing technical issues related to the pet food industry. The
session will continue Wednesday, Jan. 28, from 8-10 a.m. with a general session
before the Expo kicks off later that day.
This premier event for the pet
food industry features networking opportunities, informative sessions and
roundtables such as:
Global Regulation of Pet Food featuring:
Dan McChesney, FDA/CVM, Dr. Willem Penning, European Commission, Mr. Pierre
Stang, Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Industry and AAFCO Pet Food
Committee Roundtable featuring invited representatives from the AAFCO Pet
Food Committee and Dr. Bill Burkholder, FDA/CVM
Sources in a Tight Market – How to cope with the commodity market, presented
by Dr. Roy Brister, Tyson Foods.
Pre-registration and hotel registrations
open on Aug. 1. For more details on the Expo, visit www.ife09.org or www.ipe09.org.
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