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Richard Sellers

Richard Sellers

Richard Sellers is vice president for feed regulation and nutrition of the American Feed Industry Association. His responsibilities include interacting with FDA, state feed control agencies and legislative bodies and providing comments to those agencies and information about those agencies to the AFIA membership.

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Washington view

US election wrap-up: feed industry implications

It’s the end of the year and the end of this Congress. Now what?
It’s the end of the year and the end of this Congress. Now what? I’m beginning to see some movement of things at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the big rules implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act will likely be released soon, even though there’s a $1.2-billion price tag for industry.
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Joseph and the Drought

It is clear we did not adequately prepare for our current drought. The real question that remains is what do we do about it now?
On August 5, corn and soybeans rated poor to very poor stood at 50 percent and 39 percent, respectively as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the outlook likely will not improve. It is clear we did not adequately prepare for our current drought.
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Coping with product recalls

While it's difficult to predict if your company will ever have to deal with an actual product recall, preparing for such an incident should be an integral part of operations.
While it's difficult to predict if your company will ever have to deal with an actual product recall, preparing for such an incident should be an integral part of operations.
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