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

$297B+

animal food manufacturing industry’s contribution to U.S. economy

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

I’ve often heard the saying, “If you’re not at the table, you might be on the menu.” Although some may scoff, I think there’s a lot of truth in that.

Over the past year, the American Feed Industry Association staff has discussed issues of concern to the animal food manufacturing industry with policymakers and regulators. From international trade to burdensome regulations that prevent new ingredients from reaching the marketplace to the public dialogue on agricultural sustainability, they’ve had an enormous task in ensuring those making decisions understand the pressures in which our businesses operate. More…

Lee Hall
Hallway Feeds
2018-19 Chairman of the Board of Trustees

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