The National Grain and Feed Association along with the American Feed Industry Association are partnering on a project to help the industry comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act. The groups have contracted with the University of Minnesota to develop guidelines aimed at helping animal feed, feed ingredient and pet food facilities cost effectively come in line with the Act’s requirements. NGFA Vice President of Feed Services Dave Fairfield they’re developing a generic hazard analysis.
He’s hoping their project will help feed facilities get started with meeting their compliance requirements.
Fairfield says the Food Safety Modernization rules are the most complex they’ve ever dealt with.
Fairfield says they’re hoping to have their project completed by November of this year.