Food Regulation Facts Alliance is an advocacy stakeholder organization for independent pet supply store retailers, owners and employees. We represent retailers at AAFCO meetings, and teach retailers about regulation when they need it. NGPFMA is an advocacy stakeholder organization for small pet food manufacturers. NGPFMA represents manufacturers at AAFCO, and teaches them about regulation when they need, often assisting through inspections and (attempted but illegally enforced) recalls.
The lines get surprisingly blurred between these groups. Retailers know and work with manufacturers. Manufacturers sell to and care about retailers. NGPFMA and FRFA have merged efforts to better empower these groups with information, knowledge, and understanding of regulation and behind-the-scenes industry occurrences.
When we all work together we are stronger. Sadly, the voice of the people does not ring nearly as loud in the ears of the government as the voices of big corporations. Mars, Nestle, Smuckers, Del Monte, Diamond Biodiesel, Rendering, Big Pharma… they all have voices louder than yours.
Pet Parents – Join Susan Thixton’s TruthAboutPetFoods.com then urge the store you shop at and the brands you purchase to join an organization that supports, teaches, and educates them about regulation. #JoinForces
If pet parents, retailers, manufacturers, distributors, farmers, ranchers, and influencers all work together to have one loud voice, speaking the same message, we are bound to catch the (Horton the elephant sized) ear of a government official that can help us make this industry and world better. You can help to create the message and get everyone chanting together.
Retailers and Manufacturers –
www.NGPFMA.org – membership and support
Pet Parents –
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Thank you so much for reaching out. Currently there are no fees for membership. We only accept donations to support the cause. Is this was what you were looking for?
PLEASE adopt another non-Paypal way to pay dues and join this organization! As a retailer, I want to join and support this effort. But I have had bad experiences with Paypal and refuse to use it. Every other entity online has a way to pay using a credit card and a secure server. I hope you have a secure server – we don’t want to give Big Pet Food a nice convenient enemies list, do we?