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FEDIAF announces Annual Congress Programme in Warsaw on Thursday 13th June

Under the theme “Pet Nutrition Nexus: Shaping the Future of Feed Additives and Regulatory Practices”, this invitation-only event welcomes FEDIAF members and experts with an interest in this crucial aspect of pet food production.

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday 13th June, 2023
  • Time: 14:00 – 17:00 CET
  • Location: Sofitel Hotel, Warsaw, Poland

The Congress will commence with opening remarks from our President, Rosa Carbonell, and FEDIAF’s Secretary General, Sonia Franck. The event will draw to a close with remarks from Jean Grunenwald, Chairman of the Management Board of POLKARMA.

During the Congress, industry experts will provide invaluable insights into the regulatory practices surrounding the authorization and reauthorization of additives. Featured speakers include:

  • Marta Koncewicz-Jarzab, Director of Feed, Pharmaceutical and Utilization Department, General Veterinary Inspectorate, Poland
  • Pawel Mackiewicz, Head of Animal Feed Unit, General Veterinary Inspectorate, Poland
  • Paola Ferraro, Legislative Officer DG SANTE, Food Hygiene, Feed and Fraud, European Commission
  • Joerg Seifert, Secretary General, FEFANA (the EU Association of Specialty Feed Ingredients and their Mixtures)
  • Matteo Innocente, Scientific Officer, FEEDCO Unit, EFSA (European Food Safety Authority)
  • Oscar Gonzalez, Scientific Coordinator, FDP Unit, EFSA
  • Jean Grunenwald, Chairman of the Management Board, Polkarma

Sonia Franck, Secretary General of FEDIAF, highlights the importance of additives in pet food production: “Additives are essential pet food ingredients, and only those adhering to strict authorization and reauthorization processes are permitted for use. FEDIAF’s collaborative efforts with the European Commission, FEFANA, and EFSA to coordinate the assessment of these key ingredients are pivotal for our industry.

FEDIAF values these partnerships and is delighted to welcome experts from these organizations to the Congress this year. We eagerly anticipate providing our guests with valuable insights into our collaborative work and shedding light on the renewal process.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact fediaf@fediaf.org