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Feed Mill Management

USPOULTRY 2019 feed mill seminar focuses on preventative maintenance

Feed industry professionals recently gathered in Nashville, Tennessee, for USPOULTRY’s 2019 Feed Mill Management Seminar. Discussions focused on preventative maintenance standards, the importance of comprehensive internal policies for the benefit of feed mill workers, and the future of the industry.
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Antibiotic elimination

EU animal feed stakeholders on the state of antibiotic-free production

The European Union has carved out a tough plan to push antibiotic-free animal production, backed up by peer-reviewed science highlighting the importance of nutrition.
Europe leads by example in its regulatory push away from antibiotic use in animal production, but success will rely on an integrated mindset change and continued innovation in the field.
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What to do before, during and after an FDA inspection

Be ready for FSMA-related inspections at your animal feed facility
The best preparation for an inspection by an officer of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is familiarity with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), said Paul Davis, director of quality, animal food safety and education for the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA).
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2018 FSMA inspections: Lessons learned

Find out what FDA officers are looking for during their plant inspections
In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted 622 current good manufacturing practice inspections related to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), according to Paul Davis, director of quality, animal food safety and education for the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA). Davis spoke this week at the USPOULTRY Feed Mill Management Seminar in Nashville, Tennessee.
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