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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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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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Apply now to fill 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. This 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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Did you know CDFA’s Safe Animal Feed Education (SAFE) program promotes a safe and wholesome supply of commercial feed?

Did you know the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has a Safe Animal Feed Education (SAFE) program that promotes a safe and wholesome supply of commercial feed? SAFE uses an approach that fosters voluntary compliance with the state … Continue reading

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