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  • FEDIAF welcomes new Secretary General

    27 October 2020

    PRESS RELEASE

    Brussels, October 2020  - FEDIAF, The European Pet Food Federation is delighted to announce the appointment of Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago as the new Secretary General of the association. Raquel succeeds Thomas Meyer who has been directing the organisation for over 20 years, successfully navigating the industry through a complete revamping of all EU legislation affecting pet food following the BSE and dioxin crisis.

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  • EU Influencers gather to discuss #PetPower and raise profile of pets on EU agenda

    01 October 2020

    JOINT PRESS RELEASE

    Brussels, 1 October 2020  - The European animal health and pet food industry associations, AnimalhealthEurope and FEDIAF came together ahead of World Animal Day with a virtual event -#PetPower to highlight the important role that pets have played during COVID-19 lockdowns and to call for greater attention at EU level for pet-focused policies.

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  • FEDIAF introduces latest Nutritional Guidelines and new Scientific Advisory Board members at virtual ESVCN Veterinary Congress

    18 September 2020

    PRESS RELEASE

    Brussels, September 2020  - FEDIAF, the European Pet Food Federation, is delighted to unveil the new version of its highly regarded Nutritional Guidelines for Cats and Dogs and introduce two new members of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) at the 24th European Society of Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition (ESVCN) 2020 Virtual Congress. The Nutritional Guidelines are updated by the SAB, which comprises independent and renowned scientists from Europe.

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  • FEDIAF launches e-Learning Guide focused on pet food communication

    28 July 2020

    PRESS RELEASE

    Brussels, July 2020  - The European Pet Food Federation (FEDIAF) has launched an e-learning guide to improve understanding and implementation of pet food legislation and voluntary rules concerning on-pack and off-pack communication. The free training module is designed to accompany FEDIAF’s Code of Good Labelling Practice for Pet Food; both resources are available at http://www.fediaf.org/self-regulation/labelling.html.

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  • New FEDIAF data confirms the strength of pet ownership in Europe with 85 million households benefitting from pet-ownership

    26 June 2020

    PRESS RELEASE

    Brussels, June 2020 - Today, the European Pet Food Federation (FEDIAF) releases its annual overview of the pet population and pet market in Europe.  With the number of pet-owning households reaching 85 million and the turnover of pet food products at €21 billion, Europeans remain committed to their pets.

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