Actions We’ve Taken

AAFCO Action Requested

Association for Truth in Pet Food (ATPF) sent a simple question to the pet food agency responsible for state law governing pet food – AAFCO (American Association of Feed Control Officials) – on October 16, 2014. More than a month later, AAFCO has not responded. We asked the simple question…(sent to the chair of the Pet Food Committee and the ... Read More »

Our Day is Very Soon

This is the pre-announcement of our pet food test. Our results will be provided to a world of pet food consumers very soon. Some things you need to know before the big announcement. I know very little of our results at this moment. Test results are coming in (as I type this), and are being interpreted by our experts. Once ... Read More »

The Pet Food Test

The first of its kind!  A massive pet food safety effort managed by our Association.  The Pet Food Test. Never before has a pet food advocacy project like this been taken on. The goal: to raise a minimum of $10,000.00 for pet food testing. Can we do it? After the article was posted regarding the Hong Kong consumer association finding ... Read More »

Is it Really just a Wording Problem

…or is there more to the story?  Animal feed and Pet Food Industry groups are asking members of Congress to push FDA to make administrative changes to law.  On the surface, this ‘push’ is reported as simply a wording problem in the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 (FDAAA).  The wording in question:  pet food ingredient standards and ... Read More »

Ignored, but Not Silent

For years I and many other pet food consumer advocates have asked for regular meetings with FDA.  We have so many questions (frustrations) and wish to provide pet food consumers with a voice with authorities.  And for years these meeting requests have been ignored by FDA. We were provided an opportunity to finally make this happen in mid February 2013.  ... Read More »

Equal Time and Jerky Treat Concerns

It is our first official advocacy effort; first of many.  We have alerted FDA and AAFCO of our association, and asked for equal representation/involvement as other stakeholder groups are provided.  And we have taken to task the jerky treats that remain on store shelves sourced from the same Chinese manufacturers illegal drug residues were found in with FDA and each ... Read More »

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