Please keep in mind when contacting government agencies during the shutdown or in the brief period following the reopening there may be an extended response time. AFIA will provide additional updates as needed.
If you have questions about the government shutdown, contact:
- AFIA’s Vice President of Manufacturing and Training, Keith Epperson, at (703) 558-3568, specifically for EPA and OSHA concerns;
- AFIA’s Vice President of Feed Regulation and Nutrition, Richard Sellers, at (703) 558-3569, AFIA’s Director of Ingredients, Pet Food and State Affairs, Leah Wilkinson, at (703) 558-3560, or AFIA’s Legislative and Regulatory Specialist, Paul Keppy, at (703) 650-0144, specifically for FDA concerns; or
- Gina Tumbarello, AFIA’s manager of international trade, at (703) 558-3561, for concerns about APHIS’ National Center for Import and Export (NCIE) and USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).