Purpose: Work cooperatively with FDA, the pet
food industry and other stakeholders to monitor, review and recommend appropriate
revisions to the AAFCO Official Publication as related to pet food and specialty
pet food and suggest additional activities, when such are needed, to more effectively:
1) provide protection for the consumer and the regulated industry; 2) safeguard
the health of humans and animals; 3) provide a structure for orderly commerce; and
4) provide recommendations and assistance for training, workshops and educational
materials regarding pet food and specialty pet food.