Policy Issues

Government decisions affect the future of the rendering industry. NARA is actively engaged to represent the interest of our members to legislative, regulatory and other government agencies on issues that impact them.

NARA members, staff and government affairs experts meet regularly with key government officials, Members of Congress and their staff to advocate for positions and policies that enhance opportunities for renderers and promote the industry’s sustainability.

Environmental & Policy Impact

Click below to view NARA’s regulatory comments, testimony and recommendations on environmental and policy issues.

  • Food & Fuel Comments by NARA President, Kent Swisher
  • 2023 Joint Senate Letter for Feed Ingredient Approvals; signed by NARA NGFA PFI and AFIA
  • NARA President Kent Swisher’s testimony for the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis hearing entitled Climate Smart from Farm to Fork: Building an Affordable and Resilient Food Supply Chain. Click here to view video of the testimony on C-Span.
  • NARA Urges Congress to Move Forward With SHIP IT Act – read the Press Release
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The North American Renderers Association (NARA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It does not discriminate in the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factor prohibited by law.

As a participant in USDA programs, we share the commitment to comply with all federal, state and local civil rights laws and those of the USDA. More about this commitment is available on the USDA website page here.