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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
October 20, 2016

Donau Soja, Europe Soya and SFS pass ITC/FEFAC Benchmarking exercise

Fifteen programmes now successfully benchmarked against FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines» read more
July 28, 2016

Endorsement of FEFAC/COPA-COGECA Code of good labelling practice

Together with Copa-Cogeca, the EU Feed Manufacturers Federation FEFAC welcomes today the publication and endorsement by the EU Commission of our EU code of good labelling practice for compound feed for food producing animals.» read more
July 26, 2016

FEFAC welcomes action on low-carbon economy but call for caution on potential phase-out of crop-based biofuels

FEFAC welcomes the European Commission’s package of measures to drive Europe’s transition to a low-carbon economy, published on 20 July 2016. The European feed sector is involved in key European (DG ENVI Product Environmental Footprint) and global (Global Feed LCA Institute) initiatives that seek to actively contribute to emission mitigation strategies at farm level that help with tackling climate change. These new approaches in methodology and database development should be used as the key reference for setting realistic reduction targets for livestock related emissions at national level. » read more
July 22, 2016

COCERAL, FEDIOL & FEFAC joint press release

COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC, representing commodity collection and trade, oilseed crushing and compound feed manufacturing, acknowledge the formal EU import authorisation for the 3 Genetically Modified Soybeans which were pending since the beginning of 2016.» read more
July 18, 2016

FEFAC publishes its Annual Report 2015-2016

FEFAC has published its Annual Report 2015-2016. The report serves as a public account of FEFAC’s activities over the past year, with the relevant topics divided over the respective FEFAC standing committees. In the introduction, as a general overview, FEFAC President Ruud Tijssens earmarked the past year as very challenging for the feed industry’s customers and highlighted the predicaments around the EU’s GMO policy as an additional threat to competitiveness.» read more
July 07, 2016

AMAGGI passes ITC/FEFAC Benchmarking exercise

Twelve programmes now successfully benchmarked against FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines» read more
June 13, 2016

FEFAC-FEFANA Conference puts animal nutrition on the EU agenda

On 9 June 2016, FEFAC and FEFANA held a joint high-level EU Conference on “Innovation in Animal Nutrition” in Brussels, which attracted over 170 participants. In the context of the feed sector’s political and economic framework, the event showcased a series of solutions that animal nutrition can provide. The programme featured European Commission officials, feed industry representatives and speakers from the farming sector, academia and the banking sector.» read more
June 07, 2016

Bunge and ProTerra pass ITC/FEFAC Benchmarking exercise

Eleven programmes now successfully benchmarked against FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines» read more
May 24, 2016

FEFAC and FEDIOL welcome the indefinite renewal of the Soy Moratorium

The Amazon Soy Moratorium guarantees market access only to soy products that are free from deforestation, slave or threats to indigenous lands. Initially launched in 2006 for two years, and renewed annually since 2008, it has been renewed indefinitely on 9 May 2016, as announced by the Brazilian Soy Task Force (GTF). The GTF is a multi-stakeholder coalition bringing together the private sector, the civil society and the Brazilian government.» read more
April 22, 2016

XXVII FEFAC Congress 2016 - Council adopts 2030 feed industry vision

Ruud Tijssens and Praesidium members re-elected» read more
April 22, 2016

Jaime Piçarra elected Honorary Member at XXVII FEFAC Congress 2016 in Antalya

At the occasion of the XXVII FEFAC Congress in Antalya Jaime Piçarra was elected Honorary Member. Jaime Piçarra (IACA) was commended for his personal contribution to the establishment of the “technical solution” approach for feed grain imports in the EU GM policy. » read more
April 22, 2016

Alain Guillaume elected Honorary Member at XXVII FEFAC Congress 2016 in Antalya

At the occasion of the XXVII FEFAC Congress in Antalya, Alain Guillaume was elected Honorary Member. Alain Guillaume (SNIA, Sanders) was praised for his devotion to the compound feed industry at both French and European level, as well as for his visionary qualities, which most notably led to the establishment of EUROFAC in March 2016. » read more
April 22, 2016

XXVII FEFAC Congress 2016 in Antalya - "Social acceptance of livestock & feed production in the EU”

On 21-22 April 2016, the FEFAC XXVII Congress took place in Antalya, with the conference title “Social acceptance of livestock & feed production in the EU”. At the Congress, the participants discussed the compound feed industry’s contribution to the circular economy, the measuring of the environmental footprint of feed production and the responsible sourcing of raw materials. The discussions on all themes supported the view that the feed industry can provide solutions to livestock production with direct benefit for consumers and citizens, thereby stimulating increased societal acceptance of EU’s livestock and feed sector.» read more
March 15, 2016

FEFAC calls on Commission to strengthen competitiveness of European livestock and feed sector

FEFAC, the voice of European compound feed manufacturers, has expressed its solidarity with European livestock farmers in the light of the deep and prolonged market crisis.» read more
March 09, 2016

USSEC-SSAP PASSES ITC/FEFAC BENCHMARKING EXCERCISE

Nine programmes now successfully benchmarked against FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines» read more
February 05, 2016

FEFAC-FEFANA Conference “Innovation in animal nutrition" - Brussels, 9 June 2016

FEFAC, the European Feed Manufacturers’ Federation, and FEFANA, the EU Association of Specialty Feed Ingredients, will hold an invitational joint high-level stakeholder EU Conference on “Innovation in Animal Nutrition”, in Brussels on 9 June 2016. The two European feed industry organisations will present the vision of a modern industry where central roles are played by innovation and public-private partnerships, which are key to shaping a smart, resource efficient Europe oriented to meet the EU Commission objectives on jobs, growth and investment. » read more
January 28, 2016

Global Feed LCA Institute provides PEF with free database

Together with its sister organisations in the United States (AFIA) and Canada (ANAC) as well as the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF), FEFAC has launched the Global Feed LCA Institute (GFLI). The GFLI aims to provide a freely accessible, transparent LCA (life cycle assessment) database of feed ingredients. This will allow for globally harmonised assessments and benchmarking of environmental footprint calculations of feed manufacturing. The GFLI has established a formal partnership with the FAO and LEAP (Livestock Environmental Assessment Performance), ensuring it is compliant as regards methodological requirements.» read more
January 20, 2016

Modest growth in the EU compound feed production in 2015 vs 2014 (+0.2%)

A downward trend expected in 2016 in a depressed EU livestock market» read more
January 19, 2016

Joint Press Release EuropaBio, COCERAL and FEFAC - European Ombudsman: Commission must follow statutory timelines on GM authorisations

The biotechnology industry (EuropaBio), the grain traders (COCERAL) and the feed manufacturers (FEFAC) welcome the European Ombudsman’s decision on their complaint regarding the European Commission’s handling of authorisation applications for genetically modified (GM) food and feed for import and processing.» read more
December 21, 2015

XXVII FEFAC Congress 21-22 April 2016, Antalya - Societal Acceptance of Livestock & Feed Production in the EU - 2nd announcement

It is with great pleasure that FEFAC and TURKIYEMBIR, representing the Turkish feed industry, invite members and EU feed chain partners to the XXVII FEFAC Congress in Antalya, 21–22 April 2016, on the key conference theme “Societal acceptance of livestock & feed production in the EU”. The European Commission’s Circular Economy Package released in December 2015 provides a new holistic policy approach to a more resource-efficient food and feed chain management respecting both food & feed safety and environmental objectives.» read more
December 09, 2015

Joint Press Release AFCC and BBI JU - EU Industry Calls for Innovation for Agriculture

Leading EU agriculture and food industries today repeated their call for innovation to be considered at every stage of the legislative process. The 7th European Innovation Summit confirmed support for the ‘innovation principle’ to contribute to a sensible and science-based approach to policy making that can guarantee the long-term competitiveness of the EU agricultural sector.» read more
December 03, 2015

Circular economy package marks important contribution of compound feed manufacturing to safe and sustainable feed production

On 2 December 2015, the European Commission published the long-awaited Circular Economy Package. FEFAC welcomes the Commission’s proposal to explicitly exclude feed materials from the scope of the Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC, to the extent that they are already covered by EU feed legislation. This proposal honours a long-standing call from the European feed industry for more legal certainty, which will facilitate discussions with national authorities on the interpretation of the legal “non-waste” status of certain feed materials. » read more
November 16, 2015

Positive response from soy value chain partners on new ITC/FEFAC Benchmarking tool

Eight programmes passed review against FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines» read more
October 29, 2015

COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC relieved at European Parliament Plenary rejection of the Commission’s GMO “opt-out” proposal

COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC, representing commodity collection and trade, oilseed crushing and compound feed & premix manufacturing, are relieved by today’s decision of the Plenary of the European Parliament to reject the Commission’s proposal which would grant Member States the right to ban the use of EU authorised genetically modified (GM) food or feed in their territories. COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC now urge the EU Farm Council to follow suit and equally reject the Commission’s proposal in order to maintain the needed legal certainty for business operators in the EU feed and livestock sectors, which are already facing a very challenging market situation.» read more
October 20, 2015

COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC release their Economic Impact Assessment of the European GM “opt-out” proposal

COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC, representing commodity collection and trade, oilseed crushing and compound feed manufacturing, are delighted to announce the release of their Economic Impact Assessment of the Commission’s Genetically Modified (GM) “opt-out” proposal.» read more
October 13, 2015

COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC welcome the rejection of the Parliament’s ENVI Committee of the Commission’s “opt-out” proposal

COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC, representing commodity collection and trade, oilseed crushing and compound feed manufacturing, welcome the European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Committee’s firm approach to reject the European Commission proposal to allow individual Member States to decide whether to permit or not the use of genetically modified food or feed and expect that the Plenary will exercise the same assertiveness in rejecting it.» read more
September 03, 2015

FEFAC expresses solidarity with European livestock farmers and provides recommendations

FEFAC, the voice of European compound feed manufacturers, has expressed its solidarity with European livestock farmers in the light of the current market crisis. FEFAC shares the concerns voiced by COPA-COGECA regarding the drastic market situation for EU livestock products and supports their call on the Farm Council to consider immediate and targeted action to relieve market pressure on livestock producers. The feed industry’s success depends on the viability of the European livestock sector and is therefore committed to explore all possibilities to maximise the competitiveness of the feed supply chain.» read more
August 11, 2015

FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines now publicly available

On 11 August 2015, FEFAC has published the first version of its Soy Sourcing Guidelines as a professional recommendation to operators in the European feed industry, who wish to purchase “responsible soy”. These are soy products from farmers who have respected several environmental, social and economic elements in line with certain baseline criteria. These criteria were set by feed industry experts with the help of key supply chain partners and other stakeholders. The Guidelines can be used by FEFAC members and other supply chain partners as a reference and benchmark for respective national or company programmes. FEFAC aims to facilitate the mainstream market supply of responsible produced soy to Europe with the new tool.» read more
July 24, 2015

Public consultation FEFAC draft Sourcing Guidelines ends

President Ruud Tijssens pleased with constructive recommendations from stakeholders» read more
June 29, 2015

Leading EU industry associations call for policy support for innovation in the agri-food sector

Agri-Food Chain Coalition presents how innovation can fuel a strong and competitive EU agri-food sector to Agriculture Commissioner, Phil Hogan» read more
June 12, 2015

Compound feed production in 2014 vs 2013: -0.5% - Similar trend expected in 2015

Compound feed production in 2014 - Market Outlook for 2015» read more
April 23, 2015

First of its kind globally recognized Feed LCA Guidelines officially released

The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF), American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and European Compound Feed Manufacturers’ Federation (FEFAC) are pleased to announce the official release of the Global Feed Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) guidelines developed by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)-led Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership (LEAP). IFIF, AFIA and FEFAC are founding members of LEAP, which aims to improve how the environmental impacts of the livestock industry are measured and assessed. These groundbreaking global LCA Guidelines are an essential step to help reduce the impact of livestock products on the environment.» read more
April 22, 2015

Joint Statement from COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC on Commission nationalisation proposal

COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC condemn the European Commission College proposal for nationalization of GM crop imports for food and feed use as a slap in the face to the EU livestock sector and a rebuff to the Single Market.» read more
April 22, 2015

EU food and feed chain partners reject EU Commission proposal which threatens Internal Market for Agri-food products

EU Food and feed chain partners rejected today the European Commissions’ latest proposal which attempts to renationalize EU market authorisations of genetically modified crops for feed and food use.» read more
April 09, 2015

EU food and feed chain partners reject EU Commission move to undermine the Internal Market for Agri-food products

The EU Food and feed chain partners urged European Commission President Juncker today to reject any attempt to renationalize EU market authorisations of genetically modified crops for feed and food use. Properly implementing the existing legislation should be the main priority for the Commission before starting further reflections on changing the current market authorisation procedure.» read more
March 26, 2015

The implementation of the Brazil Forest Code marks a new era in environmental protection of native habitat – Private-public partnerships play key role in achieving common targets

On 25 March 2015 FEFAC and FEDIOL held the 4th joint EU stakeholder workshop on responsible soy, which welcomed over 60 participants. The main objective of the workshop was to inform on the current situation concerning responsible soy production in Brazil.
February 06, 2015

The difficulties of the EU livestock affected EU compound feed production in 2014 vs 2013 (-0.6%)

Similar trend expected in 2015 in a challenging economic environment for the feed and meat sectors» read more
February 05, 2015

EU missing GM import authorizations: a ticking bomb

EU needs to unlock the GM authorizations system for imports to safeguard vital food and feed supply and preserve competitiveness of the EU livestock sector» read more
January 22, 2015

EU authorities assessed upgraded hygiene guide for compound feed and premixture manufacturing

The European Commission’s SCoPAFF (Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food & Feed) positively assessed the upgraded version of the FEFAC Guide to Good Hygiene Practice for the manufacturing of compound feed and premixture for food producing animals. The “EFMC Guide”, was initially established in 2007 by feed industry experts and through consultation with EU feed chain partners. Its main goal is to facilitate implementation of the hygiene and HACCP requirements of Regulation (EC) No 183/2005 on Feed Hygiene for compound feed and premix manufacturers. With its third upgrade, the practical tool for feed hygiene compliance now includes among others more detailed guidelines on the management of microbial feed safety risks (salmonella) as well as aflatoxins in maize.
December 19, 2014

58th FEFAC Annual General Meeting - 10 June 2015 - Cologne - “Securing the future of EU livestock and feed production”

It is with great pleasure that FEFAC can announce the 58th FEFAC AGM in Cologne, 10 June 2015, on the key conference theme “Securing the future of EU livestock and feed production”. Without a shadow of a doubt this theme provides the key for the new EU institutions and the industry to refocus their activities ensuring the strategic raw material supply as well as the integrity of the feed chain in order to maintain a competitive, safe and sustainable livestock industry in Europe.
December 09, 2014

XXVII FEFAC Congress - Societal Acceptance of Livestock Production in the EU - 21-22 April 2016, Antalya (TK) - First announcement

It is with great pleasure that FEFAC and TURKIYEMBIR, representing the Turkish feed industry, can announce the XXVII FEFAC Congress in Antalya, 21–22 April 2016, on the key conference theme “Societal acceptance of livestock production in the EU”.
November 26, 2014

FEFAC welcomes “New transition agreement” on sustainable soy production of Brazilian stakeholders

FEFAC welcomes the public announcement of ABIOVE and APROSOJA regarding the Brazilian stakeholder agreement to strengthen the “old” Soy moratorium, by moving the control on compliance with the monitoring systems to official controls as from 1 January 2015.
October 17, 2014

Together with EU Food and Feed Chain, COPA-COGECA urges EU Commission not to delay authorisation of new varieties of genetically modified grain, otherwise livestock industry threatened

Copa-Cogeca, Coceral, Fediol, Fefac, Uecbv and A.v.e.c., urged the EU Barroso Commission today not to delay authorization of 8 new varieties of genetically modified grain for import, food and feed processing which have scientifically proved to be safe, to avoid a further threat to the EU food and feed supply and market balance, warning they are especially essential for the livestock industry.
September 11, 2014

Recasting of medicated feed legislation: final stage of the complete review of the EU feed law

FEFAC welcomes the initiative of the European Commission to propose a recasting of the 24-years old legislation on medicated feed (Directive 90/167/EEC) and its move from a directive to a regulation. In doing so, the EU Commission completes the modernisation of the EU feed law which was initiated 15 years ago.
September 02, 2014

FEFAC strengthens cooperation with feed manufacturer associations in Romania and Bulgaria

In the slipstream of the membership agreements signed with the Romanian Feed Industry Association (ANFNC) in 2014 and the Bulgarian Feed Manufacturers Association (BFMA) in 2013, FEFAC will strengthen the regional cooperation as part of the feed industry campaign to facilitate the implementation of EU feed legislation and Good Manufacturing Practices in South-Eastern Europe throughout the whole feed chain.
August 29, 2014

FEFAC-COCERAL-FEDIOL Joint statement - EU Commission decision concerning vital food and feed import urgently needed to secure food and feed supply to the EU

COCERAL, FEDIOL and FEFAC call on the European Commission to urgently, by September 2014, take a Decision on the EU authorization of eight GM products for import, food and feed processing to avoid further threat to the EU supply of soybeans, maize, rapeseed and various protein-rich products derived thereof.
August 27, 2014

FEFAC and FeedLatina declare intention to strengthen cooperation on feed safety, regulatory coherence and sustainable development

At their first bilateral meeting in Sao Paulo on 21 August 2014, Messrs Julio Neves, President of FeedLatina and Ruud Tijssens, FEFAC President, stressed the importance of closer cooperation on feed safety, regulatory coherence and sustainable development of feed and livestock production systems to the benefit of their members and chain partners.
July 03, 2014

FEFAC welcomes the Romanian Compound Feed Manufacturer Association ANFNC as full member

On the occasion of its 57th General Assembly in Liège, FEFAC welcomed the application for active membership of the Romanian Feed Industry Association (Asociaţia Naţionala a Fabricanţilor de Nutreţuri Combinate - ANFNC). The active membership, which became effective on 1 July 2014, was officialised by an agreement signed by FEFAC and the President to ANFNC, Mr Iosif Pazuric. ANFNC currently is composed of 33 member companies, including feed additives and feed manufacturing equipment suppliers. It was established in September 2013 and expects to increase membership to app. 50 companies by the end of 2014.
June 06, 2014

Marek Kumprecht is elected honorary member of FEFAC at its 57th AGM in Liège

At the occasion of the 57th Annual General Meeting of the European Feed Manufacturers’ Federation (FEFAC) in Liège, the FEFAC General Assembly elected Mr Marek Kumprecht as Honorary Member for his exceptional dedication and personal commitment to expand regional cooperation and membership in Central and Eastern European countries for the benefit of the European feed industry.
June 06, 2014

EU compound feed production stable in 2013 vs. 2012 (+0.2%)

Same trend expected to continue in 2014 in a challenging economic environment for the feed and livestock sectors» read more
March 26, 2014

EU Compound Feed Production in 2013: Slight reduction vs. 2012 (-0.2%)

Further erosion expected in 2014 in a challenging economic environment for the feed and meat sectors» read more
March 25, 2014

57th FEFAC Annual General Meeting - 5 June 2014, Liège (BE)

“Greening” the landscape for animal nutrition in Europe » read more
March 18, 2014

IFIF announces release of global feed LCA guidelines for public consultation

The Global Feed Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) guidelines developed by the FAO-led Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership (LEAP) have been made available for public review.» read more
March 17, 2014

Stakeholder workshop on sustainable fish feed for aquaculture

FEFAC will organise a stakeholder workshop on 8 April 2014 in Brussels to closely look at the current and future options for sustainable fish feed sources in order to meet the policy objectives set out in the new Common Fisheries Policy, as well as to discuss market and consumer acceptance of innovations in the field of sustainable fish feed sources. In the Common Fisheries Policy reform package a new chapter was included on the importance of the sustainable development of aquaculture with a key emphasis on the need for sustainable fish feed. A clear call was made for an increase in the production of EU aquaculture in order to guarantee the long-term food security for European citizens as well as to contribute to the growing world fish food demand.
March 04, 2014

Presence of BT63 Rice trait in imported Choline Chloride dry preparations

European feed industry has taken immediate action to prevent non-compliant products from further entering the EU market while investing root cause of the contamination
July 17, 2013

Re-export contaminated feed maize to US

FEFAC raises concerns about authorization of German competent authorities to re-export contaminated feed maize to US for feed use.» read more
June 28, 2013

CAP Reform Agreement

“The Member States should choose the right options to validate the positive outcomes of the reform” » read more
June 18, 2013

FEFAC presents "The Feed Chain in Action"

Compound feed topics & statistics» read more
June 07, 2013

XXVI FEFAC CONGRESS IN CRACOW - “How to stay profitable in volatile times”

FEFAC Council calling for flexible CAP reform incentives for a more market–resilient, innovative and resource-efficient EU livestock and feed industry» read more
June 06, 2013

Election of the new FEFAC President at the XXVI FEFAC Congress in Cracow

On the occasion of the XXVI Congress of the European Feed Manufacturers’ Federation in Cracow, the FEFAC General Assembly elected its new Praesidium.» read more
June 06, 2013

FEFAC welcomes the Croatian and Bulgarian Compound Feed Manufacturers Associations as full members

On the occasion of its XXVI Congress in Cracow, the FEFAC General Assembly welcomed the applications for active membership of the Croatian Feed Industry Association (Grupacila Industrije Stocne Hrane – CFIA) and the Bulgarian compound feed manufacturers association (Bulgarian Feed Manufacturers Association – BFMA).» read more
June 06, 2013

EU compound feed production up by 0.7% in 2012

Same trend expected to continue in 2013 in a challenging economic environment for hte feed and livetock sectors» read more
June 06, 2013

Dr Helen Raine, OBE, is elected Honorary Member of FEFAC at its XXVI Congress in Cracow

At the occasion of the XXVI Congress of the European Feed Manufacturers’ Federation (FEFAC) in Cracow, the FEFAC General Assembly elected Dr Helen Raine as Honorary Member for her outstanding professional achievement to the benefit of the European feed industry in the area of feed and feed safety legislation, feed assurance, risk and crisis management as well as for the defence of Intellectual Property Rights. » read more
February 05, 2013

Towards global feed LCA guidelines

FEFAC and AFIA join forces to harmonize the methodology for environmental footprinting of compound feed and to publish the first Feed LCA recommendations in 2013.» read more
February 04, 2013

EUFETEC shares the Vision and the Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda of the EU feed sector

EUFETEC, the EUropean FEed TEchnology Center, released today its Vision and its Strategic Research & Innovation Agenda. This document highlights the key role of animal nutrition in conjunction with genetics and animal health to tackle the 3 key challenges faced by the EU livestock sector within the next 20 years, i.e. i) Optimisation of nutrient resource efficiency, ii) Healthy animals for healthy humans and iii) Socially responsible livestock farming. It sets targets for improvement in these three areas and identifies the priority Research and Innovation needs to meet these targets.» read more
February 04, 2013

The feed sector defines its research priorities for the next 20 years

In cooperation with knowledge providers, the feed industry established its Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda under the aegis of EUFETEC, the EU Feed Technology Center.» read more
January 30, 2013

Publication of the second update of the EU catalogue of feed materials

The second update of the EU catalogue of feed materials has been published on 30 January 2013. The labelling requirements attached to this new version of the EU Catalogue of feed materials will apply from 19 August 2013 on.» read more
January 24, 2013

EU Reauthorisation of non-ruminant processed animal proteins for fish feed

“EU feed industry acknowledges EU Commission decision as a significant step to increase sustainability and competitiveness of EU aquaculture production”» read more
October 08, 2012

FEFAC is willing to contribute to the upcoming debate on the revision of the renewable energy directive

The European Commission is currently preparing a proposal to amend the Directive 2009/28/EC (Renewable Energy Directive, RED) and the Directive 2009/30/EC (Fuel Quality Directive). The proposal will especially address the Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) associated with biofuels.» read more
September 12, 2012

FEFAC concerned about functioning of markets for meat, milk and eggs in the face of rising raw material costs

Praesidium members called for a rapid market transmission of dramatic costs increases for vegetable proteins and energy crops to the final consumer of animal products, in the face of two successive major soybean crop failures in South and North-America as well as of a record-low wheat harvest in Russia.» read more
July 05, 2012

Feed Industry joins new FAO partnership effort to harmonize measurement of livestock's environmental impacts

Common indicators and guidelines for environmental assessments will lead to shared understanding of livestock’s environmental impact and better policymaking. » read more
June 15, 2012

Supply of feed materials

“EU feed industry calling for proactive market management and GM approvals to ensure competitive supply of feedstuffs to the EU livestock sector”» read more
June 13, 2012

2nd FEFAC Environment report

A constant multi-stakeholder dialogue is necessary to harmonize environmental footprinting methodologies» read more
June 13, 2012

“Competitive livestock production in Europe from sustainable feed sources”

The feed use of former foodstuffs and the impact of the CAP reform on the EU livestock and feed sectors are the two main topics to be tackled at the FEFAC Annual General Meeting on 15 June 2012.» read more
May 30, 2012

Responsible Soy / RT7 conference

FEFAC welcomes RTRS progress towards delivering mainstream market solution» read more