Feed and Pet Food Trade Associations Gather Free COVID-19 Resources for Industry

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Multiple feed and pet food trade associations have assembled resources to assist their industries in responding to COVID-19. A brief overview of what each organization is offering is gathered below.

National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA)

The NGFA is providing resources from governmental agencies, such as the Food & Drug Administration, the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and others. Additional resources provided include NGFA’s COVID-19 Webinar and NGFA Safety Tips Sheet.

To read more about the available resources from NGFA, visit COVID-19 Industry Resources.

American Feed Industry Association (AFIA)

The AFIA is providing resources for increased biosecurity programs in feed facilities and regulatory information during COVID-19.

To read more about the available resources from AFIA, visit Animal Food Industry Responds to COVID-19.

Pet Food Institute (PFI)

The PFI is providing information and resources for pet food industries, including Federal and State regulatory information, and pet health resources. Additional resources provided include a COVID-19 and Pet Food Q&A, and Pet Food Institute (PFI) Statement on COVID-19 and Pet Health.

To read more about the available resources from PFI, visit Resources and Information Regarding COVID-19.


For more resources related to COVID-19, visit the NC State Extension COVID-19 Resources and Information portal.


If you have questions about animal food safety, please contact Marissa Herchler.

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Marissa Herchler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry ScienceCall Marissa E-mail Marissa Poultry Science
NC State Extension, NC State University
Posted on Apr 6, 2020
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