6th International Feed Regulators Meeting to be held in South Africa April 2013

Jul 11, 2012

The 6th Annual International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) meeting organized by IFIF in cooperation with the UN FAO will be held for the first time on the African continent on Tuesday, 9 April 2013 in in Sun City, South Africa, prior to the 4th Global Feed and Food Congress.

Jun 11, 2012

The International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) provides an opportunity for regulators and feed industry professionals from across the globe to exchange their thoughts and discuss concrete ideas for providing safe and affordable feed and food around the world.

“IFIF is delighted to invite regulators from around the world to South Africa and the IFRM really has become a unique opportunity for industry and regulators to discuss key issues for the feed and food chain, such as the harmonization of global feed safety standards and opportunities for mutual recognition of approval processes” said Mario Sergio Cutait, IFIF Chairman. Mr. Cutait added “We are particularly excited that the IFRM will be held on the African Continent for the first time just ahead of the Global Feed and Food Congress (GFFC), and we look forward to welcoming regulators from around the world to Sun City, South Africa.”

Other topics of discussion will include the ad hoc Intergovernmental Codex Task Force on Animal Feeding (TF AF), a discussion on technical barriers to international trade of feed, updates on the progress of redesigning the US and Canadian feed ingredient approval process, and the presentation of the IFIF ‘Comparison of Approval Process and Risk-Assessment procedure for Feed Ingredients’ project.

Government feed regulators may attend this event at no fee and participation at the IFRM is by invitation only. Should you be interested in joining the IFRM please contact Alexandra de Athayde, Executive Director, at executive.director@ifif.org. All feed and food industry professional are invited to join the 4th Global Feed and Food Congress (GFFC) on 10-12 April 2013. For more information and registration for the GFFC please visit www.gffc2013.com.

About IFIF
The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) is made up of national and regional feed associations, feed related organizations, and corporate members from around the globe, representing over 80% of the feed production worldwide. IFIF provides a unified leadership and coordinating role in order to contribute to the sustainable supply of safe, healthy feed and therefore food. For more information on IFIF please visit www.ifif.org or contact Alexandra de Athayde, Executive Director, at executive.director@ifif.org.