What Does AAFCO Regulate?

What Does AAFCO Regulate?

Nothing! I’m neither trying to be inflammatory nor am I seeing anything any different than they say on their website at AAFCO.org I need to explain how this works. I have assumed everybody gets it. But it’s really not straightforward. AAFCO is a national/international...
What is Next Gen PFMA?

What is Next Gen PFMA?

This trade association has been in operation five years – the Board of Directors knows why we are here – after all, we set up the association. Truthfully, we’ve not done the best job at communicating our purpose to our wonderful, loyal, patient members – let alone...

Inspections resume – AAFCO update

As of July 1st, the  FDA has officially resumed surveillance inspections. As of this moment, the FDA claims they will give 1-2 days notice to the manufacturer of a pending surveillance inspection. Manufacturers have already been notified that “for cause” inspections...

Inspections of Pet Food Manufacturers are Back

Last year,  with the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, we were notified that the FDA would suspend inspections into food and pet food facilities as feeding our nation was a priority. Recently, however, showing a (not surprising) lack of communication and/or...