Pet Food Regulatory Web Site Unveiled


The Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) has unveiled its new Web site, “The Business of Pet Food,” at www.petfood.aafco.org. AAFCO developed the site as a user-friendly resource to address frequently asked questions about regulatory requirements that apply to pet food in the United States.

The site features explanations and links to resources in the states and U.S. government with information that individuals will need to know about registration and licensing, ingredient listing, labeling requirements, and laboratories and analyses.

“Many people are surprised by how many regulations apply to the pet food industry,” said Liz Higgins, chair of AAFCO’s Pet Food Committee. “Businesses, including those selling through farmers markets or internet sites, need to know all the local, state, and federal regulations that apply.”


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