Sessions

01-19-2021

  • 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM (ET)

    AAFCO Business Meeting

    Members vote on this committee recommendations:
    • Ingredient Definitions Committee
    • Model Bills & Regulations Committee
    • Strategic Affairs Committee

  • 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM (ET)

    Break

  • 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM (ET)

    Current Issues and Outreach Committee

    Hear about AAFCO's communications activities.

  • 01:15 PM - 01:30 PM (ET)

    Break

  • 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM (ET)

    Inspection and Sampling Committee

    2021 AITS and BITS trainings

  • 02:15 PM - 02:30 PM (ET)

    Break

  • 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM (ET)

    Pet Food Committee

    Updates on the Pet Food Label Modernization and the Human Grade Guidelines projects.

  • 04:00 PM - 04:15 PM (ET)

    Break

  • 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM (ET)

    Education and Training Committee

    Training availability for states and future workshops that AAFCO might schedule.

  • 05:00 PM - 05:15 PM (ET)

    PFI-ALSTAR Update

    Update on the development of a pet food product registration system.

    Speaker
    Jacob Fleig
    Lauren Myers
    Martin Deubler
    Michael Hill
    Peter Tabor

01-20-2021

  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)

    Proficiency Testing Program

    Discussion on the Proficiency Testing Program leadership and schemes along with an introduction to algae biomass.

    Speaker
    Lieve Laurens
  • 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM (ET)

    Break

    Break so we can all watch the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President Elect Kamala Harris.

  • 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM (ET)

    Inspections During a Pandemic: Perspectives from CVM, State and Industry

    Panel discussion with federal, state, and industry perspectives on conducting inspections during COVID-19.

    Speaker
    Paul Davis
    Eric Nelson
    Vinetta Howard-King
    George Ferguson
  • 02:30 PM - 02:45 PM (ET)

    Break

  • 02:45 PM - 05:00 PM (ET)

    Ingredient Definitions Committee

    • Hemp update
    • Human grade feed term
    • New table for vitamin common names
    • Update on the Ingredient Submission Workshop

01-21-2021

  • 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM (ET)

    USAPlants SAFHER

    SAFHER will replace USAPlants in a few years. What can we expect as this new platform develops? Join this session to find out.

    Speaker
    Jenny Pierquet
  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (ET)

    Laboratory Methods and Services Committee

    • Algae Biomass
    • Vitamin D method validation
    • Presentation of haz-mat survey
    • Update from APHL

    Speaker
    Wei Li
    Robyn Randolph
    Lieve Laurens
  • 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM (ET)

    Break

  • 12:45 PM - 01:30 PM (ET)

    Model Bills and Regulations Committee

    • Work group report on labeling.
    • Discussion on forming a work group for flavors.

  • 01:30 PM - 01:45 PM (ET)

    Break

  • 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM (ET)

    A Look Towards a New Administration

    Speaker
    Phil Karsting
  • 02:30 PM - 02:45 PM (ET)

    Break

  • 02:45 PM - 03:45 PM (ET)

    Feed and Feed Ingredient Manufacturing Committee

    • Contaminant and Hazard Lab Strategy Work Group report.
    • Inspector Training for Ingredient Manufacturing Inspections Work Group report.
    • Mineral Guidelines Work Group report.
    • Ingredient Verification Tool Work Group report.

  • 03:45 PM - 04:00 PM (ET)

    Break

  • 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM (ET)

    Strategic Affairs Committee

    • Report from the By-Laws Subcommittee.
    • Discussions on the strategic plan and the Procedures Manual