8th Annual International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) – January 2015

The 8th Annual International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) organized by the IFIF in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) brought together a record number of feed industry representatives and government officials from around the world to discuss critical issues facing the feed sector with IFIF and the FAO on 26-28 January 2015 in Atlanta, USA, prior to the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE).

8th IFRM agenda

All world regions and key regulatory bodies were represented at the 8th IFRM and the meeting yet again proved an important opportunity for the global feed industry and feed regulators to discuss key issues for the feed and food chain, such as feed safety management, product registration and capacity development for feed safety to implement the Codex requirements.

Other topics at the 8th IFRM included a discussion of feed legislations in South Africa, Australia and Latin America, as well as a discussion of feed related work in the Codex Alimentarius Commission and the implementation of the Codex Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Animal Feeding (TF AF) terms of reference documents at national level.