29/04/2019 - Press release

FEFANA/EAAP joint scientific session on the role of specialty feed ingredients in meeting societal challenges – 28 August 2019, Ghent (EAAP 2019)

The high-quality program of the joint EAAP/FEFANA session will showcase the excellence of animal science pertaining to animal nutrition with emphasis on practical application. The conference, which will take place on 28 August, shall stimulate discussions on innovation within the domain of specialty feed ingredients targeted at meeting societal challenges with focus on the mitigation of environmental impacts of livestock farming and the reduction of antibiotic use in the view of tackling the threat of antimicrobial resistance.

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12/04/2019 - Press release

ICCF publishes the two guidance documents on ‘Stability Testing of Feed Ingredients’ and ‘Sub- chronic oral toxicity testing in laboratory animals’

The International Cooperation for Convergence of Technical Requirements for the Assessment of Feed Ingredients (ICCF) Steering Committee is pleased to announce that it has endorsed its first two guidance documents on ‘Stability Testing of Feed Ingredients’ and ‘Sub-chronic oral toxicity testing in laboratory animals’ at its meeting on 14 March 2019 in Bangkok. These documents were finalized after a two-month open public consultation, which closed in January 2019.

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30/04/2018 - Press release

FEFANA publishes an EU Code of Practice on claims for feed additives and premixtures

Claims on feed additives and premixtures are a common practice in the feed sector, while they are not referred to in Regulation (EC) 1831/2003 on additives for use in animal nutrition. FEFANA has decided to develop its Code in order to achieve a common approach amongst Feed Business Operators (FBOs), which can also be recognized by the authorities, to foster transparency, fair competition and predictability.

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Specialty Feed
Ingredients

Much of the nutrition of farm animals is based on maize, wheat and soybean meal. To ensure the animals get all the essential nutrients they need, specialty feed ingredients are often needed. They contribute to efficient, affordable and appropriate animal nutrition supporting animal health and well-being.

EU LIVESTOCK BY THE NUMBERS PER YEAR

89.08 Bovines

Source: Eurostat

147,200,000pigs

Source: Eurostat

99,880,000sheep and goats

Source: Eurostat

FEFANA is the united voice of the specialty feed ingredients business in Europe where the industry generates an annual turnover of 5 billion EUR.

FEFANA membership comprises manufacturers and traders of feed additives, functional feed ingredients, premixes and other mixtures of specialty ingredients.

Centred in the heart of Brussels, FEFANA facilitates the dialogue between EU institutions and feed business operators while promoting feed and food safety and a fair and competitive market.

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