“There are many professionals working in the pet food industry who are deserving of recognition for their research and innovative ideas that are improving the nutrition for our nation’s pets,” said Louise Calderwood, AFIA’s director of regulatory affairs. “AFIA’s Pet Food Committee looks forward to once again selecting outstanding candidates that have represented and contributed to this growing industry.
The AFIA Friend of Pet Food Award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to support the growth of the pet food industry. A nominee typically is currently employed and active in the pet food industry or an associated area, such as new product development, transportation, regulatory, academia, media or promotion.
The AFIA will be accepting nominations until Friday, Sept. 18. For more information on how to nominate someone, visit www.petfoodconference.com.