KANSAS CITY, MO. — Pet Food Alliance (PFA) will bring the pet food industry together at the Kansas City Convention Center for its in-person technical meeting on Thursday, May 5. PFA’s agenda for the meeting includes regulatory updates, food safety topics, palatability, consumer perceptions and more.

The technical meeting will kick off with a Supplier Night Reception sponsored by Pet Food Processing Wednesday, May 4, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Held in room 2215 at the convention center, PFA’s technical meeting will consist of several educational presentations and working group meetings:

  • 9: 00 a.m.: Introductions and Welcome
  • 9:15 a.m.: Regulatory Updates in Pet Food Processing
  • 9:45 a.m.: Understanding the Effects of Oxidation on Palatability
  • 10:15 a.m.: Analytical Approaches to Quality and Safety
  • 11:00 a.m.: Next Steps in Safe Transportation of Rendered Products
  • 11:45 a.m.: Working Group Meetings
  • 1:15 p.m.: Assessing the Scope of Foreign Materials
  • 2:00 p.m.: What’s in a Name? Consumer Perception
  • 2:45 p.m.: The Future of PFA: A Call to Action
  • 3:15 p.m.: Working Group Meetings

Register for PFA’s technical meeting here.

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