About ANAC

The Animal Nutrition Association of Canada (ANAC) is the national trade association for Canada's feed industry. ANAC advocates on behalf of the industry with government regulators and policy-makers, to foster a favourable business environment for its members.

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ANAC submits comments on biological and chemical contaminants in feeds

Regulatory modernization consultations continued over the summer months on incorporated by reference (IbR) document proposals. On September 22nd, ANAC submitted comments on CFIA’s proposals related to biological and chemical contaminants.

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ANAC Crisis Communication Plan

A number of food safety incidents in Canada in the last decade have underscored the importance of a crisis communication strategy and its impact on an industry or firm's recovery. Download a copy of ANAC's plan (PDF).

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Events

2018 Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada

May 1 - 3, 2018

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2018 ANAC AGM and Convention

May 28 - 30, 2018

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Latest News

ANAC participates in international feed meetings

October 31, 2017

In early October, ANAC’s Executive Director, Melissa Dumont, participated in the 16th annual IFIF and FAO joint meeting. The agenda included issues such as antimicrobial resistance, environmental sustainability and contaminants in feed.

Health Canada publishes consultation on antimicrobial changes

August 18, 2017

Antimicrobial resistance and the potential loss in the effectiveness of antimicrobials for use, especially in human medicine, is a high priority that is shaping regulation and policy in Canada and internationally. ANAC has been communicating to members for some time anticipated changes to the dispensing of medically important antimicrobials (MIA's) for livestock. On July 5th, Health Canada officially launched their consultation regarding this policy change.