News Highlights


April 11, 2013
Going with the grain
From Culpeper Star-Exponent
CFC Farm & Home Center received an elite designation recently. The Culpeper Farmers' Coop received the Safe Feed/Safe Food certification, becoming just one of two mills in the state to qualify.

April 27, 2011
Peace of Mind
From Thoroughbred Times, April 9, 2011
The Thoroughbred Times published a 3-page article about AFIA's Safe Feed/Safe Food program, specifically highlighting ways in which the program "offers protection for the average horse."

October 5, 2010
American Feed Industry Association contracts with Eurofins Scientific, Inc....
From News Release
ARLINGTON, Va. and DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 5, 2010 – The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) contracted with Eurofins Scientific, Inc. (ESI) to provide audits to AFIA’s International Safe Feed/Safe Food (I-SF/SF) Certification Program that will meet FAMI-QS requirements for the importing of feed ingredients into the European Union (EU).

September 7, 2010
First issuance of FAMI-QS/I-SF/SF Certificate Now a Reality
From Press Release
ARLINGTON, VA., Sept. 7, 2010 -- As a result of the strong collaboration between the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the European Union (EU) Association of Specialty Feed Ingredients and their Mixtures (FEFANA), the two organizations are pleased to announce the first issuance of their FAMI-QS/International Safe Feed/Safe Food (I-SF/SF) certificate. I-SF/SF Certification Program is the affiliate program for the FAMI-QS program in the United States.

June 7, 2010
Two-page ad promoting the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program
From Feedstuffs
The ad lists the 90 companies and 378 facilities participating in the program at that time.

June 2010
Food Safety and Feed Safety Go Together
From Progressive Dairyman
The merits of the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program are noted by Al Schultz of the Vita Plus Corporation in this June 11, 2010, article, “Food Safety and Feed Safety Go Together.”

January 2010
SF/SF holiday meal promotional ad
From Tennessee Farmers Cooperative
Click here to review the sample one-page holiday meal promotional ad used in the January issue of Tennessee Farmers Cooperative. This same ad can be obtained for your company to customized to meet your Safe Feed/Safe Food promotional needs. PDF (299 KB).

December 2009
SF/SF holiday meal promotional ad
From Tennessee Farmers Cooperative
Click here to review the sample one-page holiday meal promotional ad used in the December issue of Tennessee Farmers Cooperative. This same ad can be obtained for your company to customized to meet your Safe Feed/Safe Food promotional needs. PDF (316 KB).

November 2009
Sample one-page SF/SF holiday meal promotional ad
From Tennessee Farmers Cooperative
Click here to review the sample one-page holiday meal promotional ad that may be customized to meet your Safe Feed/Safe Food promotional needs. PDF (903 KB).

October 2009
Dr. Aaron Gaines of The Maschhoffs Touts Safe Feed/Safe Food Program
From Feed International
The Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program is mentioned positively by Dr. Aaron Gaines of The Maschhoffs in the article, “Profits From Sustainability.”

Nov. 3, 2009
International Safe Feed/Safe Food Nears Launch Following Training
From AFIA News Release
The international version of the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program is nearing implementation, according to the American Feed Industry Association, the creator and sponsor of the Safe Feed/Safe Food program that has run successfully in the United States since 2004.

September 2009
Electronic ad promoting Safe Feed/Safe Food
From Hoard's Dairyman
Single ad used at various places on the "Hoard's Dairyman" Web site over a three-month span.

September 2009
Electronic ads promoting Safe Feed/Safe Food
From Dairy Alert
A series of ads used in the Dairy Alert newsletter to promote Safe Feed/Safe Food.

September 2009
National Cattleman’s Beef Association
From Tennessee Farmers Coop's Publication - Cooperative
NCBA President Learns About Safe Feed/Safe Food Program During TFC Tour. For more information, Click here to view the PDF (443 KB)

September 1, 2009
AFIA Updates Logo for Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program
From AFIA
A slight but significant change was made to the logo of the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program recently. The U.S. Patent and Trade Office approved registration of the logo, so a small symbol that denotes registration (®) now appears in the lower-right quadrant of the circular image.

August 7, 2009
Feed Energy Company Earns Safe Feed, Safe Food Re-Certification
From Feed Energy Company News Release
Feed Energy Company today announced that their three production facilities have been re-certified for the prestigious Safe Feed, Safe Food program from the American Feed Industry Association.

August 3, 2009
Safe Feed/Safe Food Web Site Launched
From Feedstuffs, Issue 31, Volume 81
The American Feed Industry Assn. (AFIA) launched a new web site in July that provides details about the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program.

August 2009
Safe Feed/Safe Food Program Launches New Educational Web Site
From Tennessee Cooperative
A new Web site that provides details about the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program was recently launched by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) to educate the public about why this program is important and valuable to the feed industry and producers. The site is available at www.safefeedsafefood.org.

July 16, 2009
New Web Site About Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program Launches
From AFIA
A new Web site that provides details about the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program was launched by the American Feed Industry Association this week. The URL for the new Web site is www.safefeedsafefood.org. The new site also may be accessed via AFIA’s Web site (www.afia.org) by clicking the “SF/SF” tab at the top of the AFIA home page.

June 2009
Pork Safety Committee Shows Support for Safe Feed/Safe Food Program
From Farm Progress: Kansas Farmer
Click here to view the PDF (13 KB)

June 1, 2009
Two-page ad promoting the Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification Program
From Feedstuffs
Click here to review the ad, which lists the 79 companies participating in the program at that time. The number of facilities certified by the program is provided inside parentheses following each company name.

May 29, 2009
National Pork Board Endorses Safe Feed/Safe Food Program
From Pig Progress Newsletter
Click here to view the PDF (25 KB)

May 28, 2009
Pork Board Endorses Feed Program
From Feedstuffs
Click here to view the PDF (89 KB)

May/June 2009
Going the Extra Mile
From Equine Wellness Magazine
Click here to view the PDF (320 KB)

April 24, 2009
Focus on Regulatory: Bridging the Regulation Gap
From Feed&Grain.com
Click here to view the PDF (30 KB)

April 15, 2009
Equine Supplement Facility Gains Safe Feed/Safe Food Certification
From Feed&Grain.com
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February 16, 2009
Agreement to Assist in EU Feed Trade
From Feedstuffs
Click here to view the PDF (95 KB)

February 11, 2009
AFIA Builds International Safe Feed/Safe Food Alliance
From Feed&Grain.com
Click here to view the PDF (21 KB)



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