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Special Edition: Global Feed Regulation

‘Reforms release a pressure valve of red tape’ - Australian feed sector awaits additive gold rush

Australian feed manufacturers are expecting a glut of feed additives to enter the market following on from a decision to remove any registration requirements for such products in an effort to boost innovation and feed efficiency.

Dutch feed player expands production capacity in Vietnam

De Heus, in its strategy to be a leading player in the Vietnamese feed sector, continues to enhance its production capacity in that Asian country, with construction of its seventh feed plant underway in the Mekong Delta region.

Special Edition: Global Feed Regulation

Stalemate ended as GM crop imports for food and feed get EU hearing date

FEFAC says the EU Commission is set to break the 18 month deadlock on GM crop imports and approve 13 biotech traits at a meeting next month, but the trade group warns against nationalization of decision making on further trait approval.

'As emerging markets begin to move up the pig efficiency curve, we want to be there at the onset' - Hamlet Protein eyes potential of Cambodia and Laos

Soy based feed supplier, Hamlet Protein, is looking to leverage recent industrialization of pig production in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar along with growing its share of the pig and poultry sector in well-established South East Asian markets.

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Lower incidence but higher concentration levels of aflatoxins in crops, finds Biomin mycotoxin survey

Lower incidence but higher concentration levels of aflatoxins in crops, finds Biomin mycotoxin survey

The number of samples testing positive for aflatoxins decreased from 30% in 2013 to 22% in 2014,...

Market eagerly awaits US planting survey as lower oilseed prices show global confidence in supply: AHDB

Market eagerly awaits US planting survey as lower oilseed prices show global confidence in supply: AHDB

Dry weather concerns in parts of the US are lending support to winter wheat grain prices, says...

Balancing the ‘fast and slow energy pools’ at heart of dairy feed deficiency fix: Alltech

Balancing the ‘fast and slow energy pools’ at heart of dairy feed deficiency fix: Alltech

Up to 40% of feed samples are suboptimal in terms of digestibility, microbial protein production and fiber...

‘The organic offering is and will continue to be a significant part of our business,’ says UK feed player Devenish Nutrition

‘The organic offering is and will continue to be a significant part of our business,’ says UK feed player Devenish Nutrition

Belfast-based Devenish said its purchase of Anpario’s organic feed division, Vitrition, announced earlier this month, leaves it with...

EU whey to poultry feed project shows laying rate and FCR gains

EU whey to poultry feed project shows laying rate and FCR gains

The findings of a Spanish research project show that incorporating up to 6% whey into layer and...

Brewing residue could support broiler industry in aflatoxin battle

Brewing residue could support broiler industry in aflatoxin battle

While not the silver bullet in terms of Aflatoxin B1 inactivation, US and Brazilian researchers have shown...

USDA delivers 'pot of money' to boost organic food and feed grain output but 'significant' barriers to entry remain

USDA delivers 'pot of money' to boost organic food and feed grain output but 'significant' barriers to entry remain

The newly announced USDA grant for organic agriculture research, education and extension projects will indirectly help grain and...

‘Chickens treated with antibiotics will be worth less,’ professor says McDonald’s move is game changing for entire animal protein industry

‘Chickens treated with antibiotics will be worth less,’ professor says McDonald’s move is game changing for entire animal protein industry

McDonald’s call to its chicken suppliers to phase out the use of antibiotics used in human medicine...

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