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Risk assessor also recommends lower iron levels for bovine and poultry feed

EFSA cautions against use of ferrous carbonate as an iron source for young animals

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), in a scientific opinion, said ferrous carbonate would be insufficiently bioavailable for young animals such as piglets, calves and chickens, as they require a highly efficacious iron source for a rapid response in haemoglobin synthesis.

Nutriad building presence in Middle East and Africa

Nutriad sees untapped potential in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) despite the political upheaval in the regions.

Special Edition: Commodities Outlook

'Fears of an El Niño weather pattern emerging are proving a real sentiment driver at the moment’ - analyst says all grain market eyes look to the skies

The margin between world grain production and demand is far too narrow to call, making the market sensitive to weather - both good and bad, said a commodities analyst.

EFSA assessment process not fit for purpose, says Rubinum after it loses ECJ case

Spanish feed additive producer, Rubinum, says the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is ‘out of control’ and it is calling for a debate at EU parliamentary level on the future role of the EU risk assessor.