“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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Are AAFCO and the Official Publication Headed for Extinction?

Published on December 2, 2016

The American Association of Feed Control Officials (AAFCO)[1] was formed in 1909 by officials from…

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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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A Message from the President: What’s on the Horizon for 2016

Published on January 1, 2016

The last two years initiated a trend on the food side of the Food and…

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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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CVM GRAS Notification Finally Arrives

Published on June 1, 2010

On Friday, June 4, the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) published an announcement regarding…

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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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