“Self”-GRAS in AAFCO’s Official Publication a Win-Win

Published on February 6, 2018

A newsletter article published in the Burdock Advisor a year ago1 described an existential threat…

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Things to Consider Before Launching a Feed Ingredient in Aquaculture

Published on March 7, 2017

During the last three decades, world aquaculture production increased more than tenfold, reaching 73.8 million…

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Safety of Animal Feed Ingredients… More Than Just Maintaining Growth?

Published on May 1, 2016

Within the last decade, there has been an increase in the level of concern for…

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Limitations on GRAS Substances: Not All GRASes Created Equal

Published on December 1, 2015

FDA has made it abundantly clear on several occasions that there is no “blank check”…

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Pet Food Ingredient Regulations: The Elephant in the Room

Published on July 1, 2014

Time is running out for pet food ingredient suppliers to conform to Federal regulations for…

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Animal Feed Ingredient Regulations Turmoil and Trouble to No Good End?

Published on December 1, 2011

Following the 1958 Amendment to the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA or “the…

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European Authorization of Genetically Modified Maize for Animal Feed Use

Published on December 1, 2010

Historically, Europe has been reluctant to authorize genetically modified crops for use in feed. However,…

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GRAS Notification for Animal Feed Ingredients

Published on September 1, 2009

The FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has announced it will begin accepting generally recognized…

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