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Safety & Health

Welcome AFSS Public Meeting

 

Daniel McChesney, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Surveillance & Compliance

May 22, 2007
Gaithersburg, Maryland AFSS Public Meeting

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Slide 2

Animal Feed Safety System Public Meeting
September 2003

Our first public meeting was held in Herndon, Virginia. 
The team introduced an initiative to modernize our animal
feed safety system. The primary purpose of this meeting
was to request and obtain constructive feedback. 
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Slide 3

Animal Feed Safety System Public Meeting
April, 2005

Our second public meeting was held in Omaha, Nebraska. 
The team provided an initial draft of the AFSS framework
and several key working definitions.  Feedback was again
requested and obtained. 
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Slide 4

Animal Feed Safety System Public Meeting
September, 2006

The third public meeting was held in Rockville, Maryland
where the team began sharing the relative risk-ranking model.
The presentation focused on the health hazard
component of the risk-ranking model. 
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Slide 5

Animal Feed Safety System Public Meeting
May, 2007

At this meeting we will continue our presentation of the relative
risk-ranking model, focusing on the exposure component. 
As in the past, feedback is encouraged. 
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Slide 6

Animal Feed Products Recalled and Firms Involved

Recall IssueFY 05 Firms Involved
 
FY 
06 
 Firms Involved
FY 07*    Firms Involved
Drugs
(Medicated feed, Type A)

71  

15

22

13

7

4

Microbial

11

1

1

1

5

3   

Mycotoxins (Aflatoxins)

0

0

31

0

Nutrients /  Ingredients

2

2

7  

2

1

Labeling  

0

0

Miscellaneous Contaminants                

0

0

17

0

BSE

6

40 

14

6

6

Totals  

90 

23 

118 

33 

23  

15  


 
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RECALL CLASSIFICATIONS

 


 

Class 1

Class 2

Class 3

FY 05

14

14 

62 

FY 06

35

74  

9

FY 07*            

5

18

0  

 Totals 

54  

106 

71 

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Melamine has altered the landscape

  • The term “animal feed safety” has become a household phrase.
  • Media attention has drawn public and congressional interest.
  • Melamine is not the only issue on which FDA and CVM have been working.
     
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Senate Bill 1082

  • Title VI—Food Safety
    • Sec. 602. Ensuring the safety of pet foods
    • Establish regulations
      • Processing and ingredient standards with respect to pet food, animal waste, and ingredient definitions
      • Update standards for labeling of pet food; nutritional and ingredient information
      • Establish surveillance and monitoring mechanisms
    • Sec. 417 Adulterated Food Registry
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