Feed industry urges states to ensure animals’ access to food

Feed industry urges states to ensure animals’ access to food

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AFIA, industry groups say closures of non-essential businesses to contain the spread of COVID-19 must not include those in the animal feed, pet food supply chain

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and 23 state and regional feed and grain associations have sent a letter to America’s governors, lieutenant governors and staff to urge them to allow businesses in the animal feed and pet food supply chain to remain open as non-essential businesses are closed in an effort to contain the spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19).