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The European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC) was founded in 1959 by five national compound feed associations from France, Belgium, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands.

FEFAC membership today consists of national associations from EU Member States as full members and of an increasing number of observer members from non-EU countries. FEFAC is the only independent spokesman of the European Compound Feed Industry at the level of the European Institutions. FEFAC holds observer status in CODEX Alimentarius.


News

December 30, 2015

Feed & Food 2015

The 2015 edition of the FEFAC statistical yearbook Feed & Food was finalized and edited in December 2016.» read more
December 15, 2016

NewsFEED #6

The NewsFEED is FEFAC’s public e-newsletter, gathering all recent news relevant to FEFAC activities.
January 10, 2017

New leadership and website for the European Agri-Food Chain Coalition: Call for change of mind-set on innovation

The Agri-Food Chain Coalition (AFCC) appointed Roxane Feller, Secretary General of IFAH-Europe (International Federation of Animal Health-Europe), as its new Chair today. She will lead this multi-stakeholder group throughout 2017 to enhance understanding of the European agri-food chain sector’s important role and contribution to an innovative and sustainable Europe.» read more
December 02, 2016

FEFAC - COCERAL - COPA-COGECA joint Press Release - International Year of Pulses

In the International Year of Pulses, Copa and Cogeca, together with FEFAC and COCERAL, hold workshop hosted by MEP Petri Sarvamaa to look at benefits of the EU pulses sector and of developing own protein crop supply» read more
November 30, 2016

XXVIII FEFAC Congress / V Animal Nutrition Congress 8-9 June 2017 – 1st announcement

“Facing the future together – Unlocking the potential of animal nutrition”» read more
December 09, 2016

BLOG - Time to recognise the role of animal nutrition science in boosting disease resistance in farm animals

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the biggest threats to society. A world where antibiotics are no longer able to cure human beings from currently considered non-lethal diseases is nothing less than a disaster scenario. Livestock farmers are asked to play their part by reducing the use of antibiotics while maintaining animal health and welfare. Step one would, therefore, be to provide farm animals with means to be able to better resist to pathogens in the first place and reduce the need for antibiotic treatment. This can be established through innovative animal nutrition strategies.» read more

Publications

FEFAC Factsheet on PEF Feed Pilot

As part of the European Commission’s goal to create a single market for green products, FEFAC contributes to the feed pilot of the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF). » read more

European Feed Manufacturers' Guide - EFMC

Producing safe feed and food products is first and foremost a question of good management practices at each stage of the feed and food chain from primary production to final processing. It is therefore the responsibility of each operator in the feed & food chain to implement good practices to ensure the safety of the goods he produces.» read more

Feed & Food

Statistical yearbook - 2015 - 66 pages (updated 30.12.2016)