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Showcasing the work of CDFA’s Inspection Services Division

CDFA’s Inspection Services Division has released its Annual Report for 2021 (Fiscal year ’20-’21). The report gives an overview of programs within the Inspection Services Division (ISD), as well as information about boards and committees; a fiscal year summary; and … Continue reading

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Commercial Feed Regulatory Program releases fall 2021 Quarterly Feed Update newsletter

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announces the Commercial Feed Regulatory Program (CFRP) fall 2021 Quarterly Feed Update has been released. Click here to view the newsletter. Highlights include: 2020 crop year mycotoxin report: corn and cottonseed Veterinary … Continue reading

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CDFA announces vacancies on Feed Inspection Advisory Board Technical Advisory Subcommittee

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announces four vacancies on the Feed Inspection Advisory Board Technical Advisory Subcommittee (TASC).┬áThis subcommittee provides technical and scientific advice to the Feed Inspection Advisory Board and CDFA on animal food nutrition, safety … Continue reading

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Summer Quarterly Feed Update newsletter released

Click here to read the Summer 2021 Quarterly Feed Update distributed by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Commercial Feed Regulatory Program. Highlights include: Notice to Industry: Commercial Feed License changes By-product regulations released for public comment Staff … Continue reading

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Spring Quarterly Feed Update newsletter released

Click here to read the spring 2021 Quarterly Feed Update issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Commercial Feed Regulatory Program. Highlights include: Notice to industry: tonnage tax report changes New webpage for human food by-product diversion … Continue reading

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Did you know changes in feed industry tonnage tax reporting highlight vital role of human food by-products being upcycled to animal feed?

Did you know the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Commercial Feed Regulatory Program (CFRP) recently changed tonnage tax reporting in the California feed industry to highlight the vital role of the diversion of human food by-products to animal … Continue reading

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Apply now to fill vacancies on CDFA Feed Inspection Advisory Board

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is announcing three vacancies on the Feed Inspection Advisory Board. The board makes regulatory and enforcement recommendations to the department to help ensure commercial feed inspections contribute to a clean and wholesome … Continue reading

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Commercial Feed Regulatory Program releases winter Quarterly Feed Update

Click here to view the Commercial Feed Regulatory Program’s Quarterly Feed Update for winter 2021. Topics include: New laboratory services partnerships Change in feed inspection tonnage tax rate Evaluating the efficacy of Asparagopsis seaweed for commercial feed UC Davis research … Continue reading

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ISD Staff Spotlight: Ted Bert is proud to work on a team whose members value and respect each other

NAME: Ted Bert YEARS AT CDFA: 8 PROGRAM: Feed, Fertilizer and Livestock Drugs Regulatory Services (FFLDRS) branch / Feed and Livestock Drugs TITLE: Environmental Scientist USUAL DAILY ACTIVITIES: Day-to-day activities involve routine inspections at firms throughout my area to ensure … Continue reading

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Commercial Feed Regulatory Program Releases Fall Quarterly Feed Update

Click here to check out the Commercial Feed Regulatory Program (CFRP) Quarterly Feed Update fall issue. Topics in this issue include: The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Antimicrobial Use and Stewardship (AUS) program’s annual report Almond hull quality … Continue reading

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