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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

January 09, 2019

Job offer - Junior Policy Advisor

FEFAC, the European Feed Industry Federation, represents 30 national & European associations defining the interests of businesses active in the area of livestock nutrition at the level of European and International institutions.» read more
December 27, 2018

NewsFEED #13

The NewsFEED is FEFAC’s public e-newsletter, gathering all recent news relevant to FEFAC activities.
December 20, 2018

LDC Program for sustainable agriculture passes ITC/FEFAC benchmarking exercise

Eighteen programmes now successfully benchmarked against FEFAC Soy Sourcing Guidelines» read more
November 28, 2018

EU-Brazil Partnership for sustainable soy

The third meeting of the soy Memorandum of Understanding Steering Group took place in Brussels on 21 November 2018» read more
November 23, 2018

FEFAC WELCOMES EU COMMISSION’S ENCOURAGEMENT FOR EU PLANT PROTEIN PRODUCTION

FEFAC welcomes the European Commission report on the development of plant proteins in the EU published on 22 November 2018. FEFAC hopes the new political interest at both EU and national level will create the momentum to stimulate the availability, quality and competitiveness of EU plant protein production» read more
August 01, 2018

FEFAC publishes Annual Report 2017-2018

FEFAC, representing the EU compound feed and premix industry, has published its Annual Report 2017-2018. The 2017-2018 period marks the first year of the presidency of Nick Major, who highlights the implementation of the FEFAC 2030 Feed Industry Vision, adopted in 2016, as one of his first priorities. He notes that the shift of a defensive to a proactive approach is already delivering results. Major raises attention to the work FEFAC has done on sustainability, which should not be simply seen as activities on top of EU legal requirements.» read more

Upcoming Events

Other Meetings

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GFFC 2019

11-13 March 2019 Bangkok, Thailand» 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

Code of good practice for the labelling of compound feed for food producing animals

This Code of Practice developed jointly by Copa-Cogeca and FEFAC in accordance with article 25 of Regulation (EC) No 767/2009 was endorsed by the EU Commission in accordance with article 26 of the same Regulation, i.e. after consultation of stakeholders and national control authorities. It provides producers of compound feed with practical recommendations on how to label compound feed in accordance with the provisions laid down in Regulation (EC) No 767/2009 on the placing on the market and use of feed. It also enables farmers to better understand labeling particulars and better assess the nutrition value of a compound feed thus contributing to informed choice. It includes in particular a section on claims (permitted claims, justification of claims). This Code will be updated regularly.

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 - 2017 - 66 pages (updated 28.12.2018)