AFIA’s advice to members amid pandemic: Be prepared

AFIA’s advice to members amid pandemic: Be prepared

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Planning can minimize disruptions to the country’s feed or food supply

“The U.S. animal food industry is doing our part to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus and minimize disruptions that could impact the feed or food supply,” said Leah Wilkinson, the American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) vice president of public policy and education, in an email to Feed Strategy. “Companies throughout the animal food industry are working hard to ensure the supply chain remains intact, so that farmers and ranchers can keep their livestock and poultry fed and consumers can continue to feed their pets throughout the crisis. Companies are preparing for the long haul by fulfilling orders ahead of schedule and fully stocking warehouses.”