The 3rd IFIF/FAO International Feed Regulators Meeting

 Japan Feed Manufacturers Association (JAFMA) participated to the 3rd IFIF/FAO International Feed Regulators Meeting (IFRM) which held in Atlanta on January 25th through 26th, 2010. As compared to the 2nd IFRM which held last year in Atlanta, participated counties are over 21, registered persons are more than 75 including FDA, FAO, Regulators of United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Denmark. Dr. Takagi of Food and Agricultural Materials Inspection Center (FAMIC) and Mr. Yonemochi of Japan Scientific Feeds Association (JSFA) are also participated to the meeting.
participated to the meeting.
The main themes are,
・feed and food safety at international level
・organization of official feed control and border inspection
・implementation of a risk-based control system for feed production and imports/exports
・risk assessment and risk management approaches to the fixation of max or limits for undesirable substances in feed
・trade problems linked to key differences in national or regional market authorization system for feedstuffs/ingredients(feedadditives, medicated feed, feed derived from GMO’s)

The 3rdIFIF/FAO International Feed Regulators Meeting

From left:
Dr. Takagi, Mr. Tanaka, Mr. Mino, Mr. Tada, Mr. Kiyota, Mr. Hirose, Mr. Yonemochi

Front row:
Mrs. Ogawa, Mrs. Takayama.

 The delegation member is as follows:
Mr. Shuichi Tanaka Vice-Chairman of Technical Committee, JAFMA
Mr. Shinichi Tada, Member of Technical Committee, JAFMA
Mr. Yasuhiro Kiyota, Adviser, JAFMA
Mr. KOJI MINO, Executive Director,JAFMA
Mr. KAZUHIRO KATO, Assistant General Manager Operation Dept., JAFMA
Mr. KEIICHI HIROSE, North West Agri. Services
Miss EMI TAKAYAMA, NHK Global Media Services, Inc.
Miss HIROMI OGAWA, NHK Global Media Services, Inc.
 The key speakers are as follows:
Mr. Dave Cieslak, Chairman of IFIF, Cargil Animal Nutrition
Mr. Richard Sellers, Vice-President of American Feed Industry Association (AFIA)
Mr. Joel Newman, President of American Feed Industry Association (AFIA)
Mrs. Daniela Battaglia, FAO
Mr. Dan MacChesney, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Mr. Wim Penning, DG Health and Consumers, EU (DGSANCO)
Mr. Mario Cutait, Sindiracoes (Brazil)
Mr. Keith Millar, Food Standards Agency (U.K.)
Mrs. Catherine Italiano, Canadian Food Inspection Agency ,Canada (CFIA)
Mr. Pedro Correa de Barros, Chairman of FEFAC
Mr. Alexander Doring, Secretary General of FEFAC
Mrs. Annamaria Bruno, Food Stanadard Officer, FAO

Japanese Feed Industry's Opinion
January 25th, 2010
Session A : Principles on food and feed legislation and import controls and border inspection
January 25th, 2010
Session B : Undesirable substances in feed
January 26th, 2010
Session C: Authorization systems for certain Feedstuffs and Ingredients.
January 28th, 2010