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 supporting an improved understanding and implementation of the regulatory requirements for Specialty Feed Ingredients and their mixtures
Through innovation, the Specialty Feed Ingredients industry continuously and intensively contributes to limiting the environmental impact of animal farming activities. This include measures to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions, eutrophication and acidification as part of an important societal responsibility.
FEFANA and its Members carry out their activities within a vast and complex regulatory framework. This section covers the main topics currently on FEFANA’s agenda.
Join the AFCC and the EuropeanLivestockVoice in this EURACTIV webinar to learn about the impacts of the Farm to Fork strategy and what it takes to reach its goals. 27 January 2022, h9:30-10:45 CETRegister here
FEFANA is looking for an experienced Public Affairs Manager to join our small but dynamic team in Brussels. Applications are open until 28 January 2022. If you are passionate about advocacy and are knowledgeable about the EU regulatory environment and feed/food legislation this might be the place for you!Read more
On 7 December sector associations from European Livestock Voice invited EVP Timmermans to visit a beef and dairy farm in the Wallonia region of Belgium. The visit organised in cooperation with local farming Union FWA, was a great opportunity for EVP Timmermans to engage in a direct and open discussion with livestock farmers on the Green Deal objectives.Read more
Much of the nutrition of farm animals is based on maize, wheat and soybean meal. To ensure that animals get all the essential nutrients they need, specialty feed ingredients are often needed. They contribute to efficient, affordable and appropriate animal nutrition and support animal health and well-being.
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.