LONDON — The UK’s Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA) released details of its Pet Food and Nutrition Webinar Series occurring online from July 5 to 14. The webinar will cover a variety of pet nutrition topics, including clinical nutrition, pet obesity, safe manufacturing practices, UK and European Union (EU) legislation, product labeling and marketing regulations.
The first week’s session, from July 5 to 7 at 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. CDT, will focus on pet nutrition for dogs, cats, small mammals, birds and fish; clinical nutrition for both cats and dogs; and nutrition related to pet obesity prevention and management.
The second week’s session, from July 12 to 14 at 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. CDT, will cover the manufacturing of dry, wet, raw and complementary pet food products; UK and EU legislation on pet foods, animal byproducts and feed additives; and product labeling, marketing and pet food claim regulations.
PFMA’s Pet Food and Nutrition Webinar Series will be live via Zoom with presentations, live Q&As, polls, quizzes, downloadable presentation materials, recorded lectures and more.
Speakers for the webinar include:
- John Lowe, consultant nutritionist at Tuttons Hill Nutrition;
- Christine Huggett, founder and director of The Pet Food Consultant;
- Vicki Baldrey, lecturer in exotic species and small mammal medicine and surgery at RVC;
- Donna Snellgrove, specialist in fish nutrition and physiology and research scientist at MARS, Inc.;
- Marge Chandler, small animal nutrition consultant at Vets Now Referrals;
- Alex German, professor of small animal medicine at the University of Liverpool;
- Alana Harvey-White, chair of the Additives and Undesirable Substances Committee of PFMA;
- Neil Leach, animal byproducts consultant and former policy advisor for the UK’s Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA);
- Lana Morgan, head of regulatory affairs of PFMA; and
- Michael Bellingham, chief executive of PFMA.
Participants of the webinar series will receive a certificate of attendance and 20 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) certification by CPD UK. Participants can register for daily or weekly webinars, as well as the full two-week program.
Register for PFMA’s Pet Food and Nutrition Webinar Series here.
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