Animal nutrition has a crucial role in supporting animal health and welfare. Specialty Feed Ingredients are used in feed and pet food to ensure a safe and appropriate diet. Some of these ingredients can also support the animals’ natural defences against, for example, bad bacteria. Maintaining animals in optimal health limits and prevents the need for veterinary treatments, consequently reducing the threat of antimicrobial resistance.
The Farm-to-Fork Strategy: our contribution
Climate care, circular economy, animal well-being, resource efficiency: these are only a few of the ways in which innovative specialty feed ingredients contribute to the ambitious Green Deal and Farm-to-Fork agendas. Click to learn more!
FEFANA is the united voice of the specialty feed ingredients business in Europe. Our membership comprises manufacturers and traders of feed additives, functional feed ingredients, premixes and other mixtures of specialty ingredients that enter the food chain via feed.
Through an efficient cooperation system, manufacturers and importers of feed additives were offered the opportunity to participate in FEFANA Consortia and jointly-prepare applications for re-authorisation of additives of their interest.
FEFANA provides its members and the public at large with tools enabling an improved understanding and implementation of the regulatory requirements for Specialty Feed Ingredients and their mixtures
On 21 September 2020 FAO officially launched the LEAP guidelines for assessment of the environmental performance of feed additives in livestock supply chains. By significantly acting on feed efficiency, feed additives influence the environmental footprint of livestock production.Download
The FEFANA Board of Directors met via teleconference on 17 September 2020 and elected Mrs Séverine Deschandelliers new FEFANA President for the next term 2020-2022.Download
FEFANA is member of the European Livestock Voice, a multi-stakeholder group of like-minded partners in the livestock food chain, that have decided to unite for the first time to balance the debate around a sector playing such an essential role in Europe’s rich heritage and future. The associations involved, which represent sectors ranging from animal health to feed, to breeding and animal farming and farmers, aim to inform the public about the societal value of livestock production and its contribution to global challenges, offering an alternative narrative to current debates.Download
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.