NAG Carcass Feeding Statement

The statement below provides information for zoological institutions that are interested in using animal carcasses to supplement a diet management program for exotic carnivores.  It was developed by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Nutrition Advisory Group (NAG) steering committee from an understanding of current regulations set forth by the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service and a review...

NAG Animal Feeding Guidelines

The Feeding Program Guidelines for AZA Institutions were written by the 2000-2001 Nutrition Advisory Group Steering Committee and reviewed by the entire Nutrition Advisory Group membership. The Guidelines are intended to provide direction for AZA institutions for the development and maintenance of an inclusive, practical feeding program for Captive Wild Animals. The guidelines should also be used by AZA inspectors...