Two-day conference on Regulation Updates on Animal Feed and Feed Additives in the EU, USA and China. 5-6 December 2019

Two-day meeting on Regulation Updates on Animal Feed and Feed Additives in the EU, USA and China.

The conference will be held by Pen & Tec along with Management Forum from 5-6 December in the Rembrandt Hotel, London.

The selection of regulatory affairs courses will discuss updates on the data requirements and EU legislations for animal feed and feed additive products, with expert speakers explaining how these products can attain approval in the US and Chinese markets (or vice versa).

The re-evaluation of around 500 feed additives by the EU started in 2010, meaning that the EU is now prohibiting the presence of feed additives on the market which no re-evaluation dossier was submitted, or which fail to meet the current European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) requirements.

Course Overview

During the conference, you will learn about:

  • What EFSA wants – study design and statistics
  • New approaches to the risk assessment of feed additives which are of botanical origin
  • Strategic options for animal nutrition products in the EU
  • The Chinese approach to feed additives

Who Should Attend?

  • Regulatory and Registration Managers 
  • Business Development Managers
  • Feed Business Operators
  • Strategic Marketing Managers
  • Product Managers
  • R&D Scientists
  • Project Managers
  • Senior Managers seeking a “snapshot” of current regulatory trends and challenges in feeds and feed additives in Europe, China and the USA.

Expert Speakers

Elinor McCartney

Elinor established Pen & Tec Consulting in 2000, coinciding with publication of the EU white paper on food safety, and is dedicated to providing specialist services in new product development and registration of feed additives in Europe. She has managed the growth of services to include all categories of feed additives. Elinor is a graduate of the Royal Veterinary College, where she obtained her PhD in enteric diseases of piglets. She also holds an MBA (with distinction) from the Open University, and has tutored in Finance and Marketing for the Open University Business School in several European countries.
Elinor has worked in general veterinary practice, in the veterinary pharmaceutical industry and in various technical and commercial roles concerning the supply of additives and speciality ingredients to the feed industry. Elinor helps clients understand EU/EFSA legislation, guidelines and guidance and has assisted many applicants to achieve or maintain EU approval of a wide range of products, including, technological, sensory, nutritional, zootechnical and coccidiostat feed additives.

Programme

Day 1:

Welcome and introduction

Implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1831/2003 on Additives for Use in Animal Nutrition – An update

  • Re-evaluation of existing feed additives: where are we?
  • Recent developments / ongoing discussions

The Role of the EU and Comitology

  • Scope of EU feed additive legislation – in or out of scope?
  • Differences between feeds, feed additives and veterinary products
  • Feed and feed additive claims – best practices
  • Post-EFSA opinion – Comitology
  • Special case of supplementary dossiers

New approaches to the risk assessment of feed additives of botanical origin: How to deal with complex mixures and their variability?

  • Whole mixture versus component – based approach: data requirement, applicability and limitations
  • New concepts in mixture assessment: grouping of chemicals, dose addition, handling data gaps
  • The weight of evidence approach to integrate different sources of evidence
  • The margin of exposure as a tool to identify the need for refinement
  • How to integrate uncertainty in risk assessment

Workshop one: Strategic options for animal nutrition products in the EU

Workshop feedback and discussion

Networking drinks reception

Day 2

Review of day one – Focus on EU/EFSA – BREXIT update

BREXIT Blues – Food chain blocked, broken or better?

  • Background
  • Where are we now?
  • Possible scenarios: best, most likely & worst case
  • Consequences for UK companies in the EU
  • Consequences for non-UK companies in the UK

Study design and statistics – What EFSA wants

  • Basic EFSA-compliant study designs and key end-points
  • Recent changes in statistics
  • Frequently asked questions from EFSA

The US FDA approach to the regulation of feed ingredients

  • Legal and regulatory framework
  • Authorisation pathways for feed ingredients
  • Recent changes
  • Key differences from EU

The Chinese approach to feed additives

  • Regulatory management framework
  • Key regulations and changes
  • Import & registration procedures

Workshop two: Study design and statistics 

Workshop feedback and discussion

Workshop three: Managing dossier projects – best practices

Workshop feedback and discussion

Discussion, questions and answers

Close of forum

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  • Anne Cadoux

    Boehringer Ingelheim

    “Very good quality, I would recommend to new comers in this area together with also more experienced people.”

  • Cornelia Hüttinger

    Klifovet AG

    “A really nice atmosphere, very good speaker and interesting workshops.”

  • Juliane Dohms

    Phytobiotics Futterzusatzstoffe GmbH

    “Very good content and organisation, very qualified and experienced speakers.”

5-6 December 2019

Rembrandt Hotel
London

GBP 1,399

EUR 1,959

USA 2,182

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