100%

of funding supports research and education initiatives

$5.00

leveraged for every $1.00 invested in IFEEDER

80%

of IFEEDER projects leverage additional funds

4,000+

scientific articles reviewed for hazard analysis tool

MISSION

IFEEDER serves as champion for the animal food industry, which is a critical link in the ever-evolving food supply chain. IFEEDER has two primary focuses:

  • Fund critical animal feed and pet food research to support AFIA’s legislative and regulatory positions
  • Develop appropriate messaging to policymakers, consumer influencers and stakeholders detailing the industry’s very positive contributions to the availability of safe, wholesome and affordable food, and preservation of our natural resources.

LETTER FROM THE CHAIRMAN

Unique challenges exist today that will likely grow in the future when it comes to food production. Economics, affordability (or food insecurity), safety, regulations, activism, environment and population growth are all factors that could threaten long-term viability. The animal food industry represents a critical link in the food chain. IFEEDER provides animal feed and pet food industry stakeholders an effective vehicle for education and research efforts that promote and secure a strong future. More…

Paul Phillips
Maxi-Lift Inc./Southwest Agri-Plastics, Inc.
2017-18 Chairman of the Board of Trustees

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