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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

April 23, 2014

FEFAC Stakeholder Workshop Takes First Step in Discussion on Sustainable Aquafeed at EU Level

On 8 April 2014, FEFAC organised an EU stakeholder workshop which for the first time allowed for an open constructive discussion between value chain partners on the potential benefits and societal constraints of using alternative fish feed ingredients. There was an overall agreement on the value of non-ruminant processed animal protein and GM derived ingredients (source of polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids) as future resources that could foster the sustainable development of aquaculture as recommended in the Common Fisheries Policy reform; however, consumer acceptance in Europe will remain the greatest challenge to overcome.» read more
April 23, 2014

Overview of RASFF notifications for feed in 2013

The number of notifications for feed decreased by 16% in 2013 vs. 2012. However, this good result is entirely due to a reduction of the number of border rejections for seeds for birds due to presence of aflatoxin.» read more