AFIA opposes proposed pet treat weight labeling rule
As opposed to the proposed regulation, AFIA officials noted that many states already adopt a form of the Association of American Feed Control Officials’ Model Bill from the AAFCO Official Publication for the regulation of animal food.
The American Feed Industry Association criticized a proposed pet treat regulation that would require labeling by weight of all pet treats. Since some pet treats currently are labeled for sale only by quantity, the proposed rule would render various products non-compliant with regulations, despite their present acceptability.
The National Conference…