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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 21, 2015

FEFAC highlights link between feed and food safety on World Health Day

On 16 April 2015, FEFAC Secretary General Alexander Döring presented, as member of the “Food Safety Platform” which includes COPA-COGECA, FoodDrinkEurope and BEUC, the core elements on its vision on feed safety management in light of the WHO World Health Day 2015.» read more
March 25, 2015

FEFAC issues draft guidelines for responsible soy production

FEFAC has published the first version of its Soy Sourcing Guidelines on 25 March 2015. These Guidelines reflect what FEFAC considers to be the minimum social and environmental requirements for soy cultivation. The aim is to foster European mainstream market supply for responsibly produced soy. The guidelines are a professional recommendation for interested member associations seeking to enter the market for responsible soy.» 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

Publications

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 - 2013 - 66 pages (updated 18.02.2015)