This site was created as a resource to help navigate the Food Safety Modernization Act and other feed industry regulations. It is maintained by CFD (Co-operative Feed Dealers, Inc.) in Conklin, NY. As a wholesale distributor of animal feed, feed ingredients and farming supplies, we and our customers are part of an increasingly regulated industry. As a cooperative, we are committed to learning and sharing information with our members and customers, to promote regulatory compliance and to create a safe and prosperous industry.
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About the Author
Barbara Simeon (Food Safety Consultant, Cooperative Feed Dealers) has a BS in Accounting and an MBA from Binghamton University. She joined CFD in November of 2015 to focus on the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act and assist CFD members in compliance. She has completed Feed Manufacturing Course by The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA), American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) “The Feed Industry Institute”, Feed Industry HACCP Training with the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences & Office of the Texas State Chemist and AFIA 500 – Fundamentals of Feed manufacturing through Kansas State University. She is a lead instructor of FSPCA Preventive Controls for Animal Food course. She has assisted a majority of the CFD member feed mills working towards compliance with Current Good Manufacturing Practice. She led a team to develop the CFD HAT (Hazard Analysis Tool) to assist livestock feed mills with Hazard Analysis in compliance with 21 CFd 507.33. She continues to be a resource on all FSMA topics.