SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on the Global Animal Feed Industry

Regions > Europe

EFSA funds project evaluating mycotoxin co-occurrence risk analysis tools

An EU wide feed and food mycotoxin project has been awarded a €375K grant under an EFSA initiative.

Nutreco challenge: Cheap edible aquaculture vaccines take top spot

Ireland based start-up, MicroSynbiotiX, is the winner of the final of the Nutreco Feed Tech Challenge event.

Kemin’s Russian feed operations set to go live

Kemin says it is to open its new feed manufacturing facilities and office in Russia in April.

EU imposes limits on commodity trading, opponents say new rules 'too permissive'

January 2018 will see new rules enter force in the EU aimed at curbing speculation in products such as wheat, maize and soybeans. 

AMR report prompts further calls to curb use of antibiotics in farming

Multi-drug resistance in Salmonella bacteria is high across the EU but resistance to critically important antimicrobials used to treat severe human cases of Salmonella infection remains low, finds a report by two EU agencies....

Research shows enzymes improve energy release for broilers

A study shows broilers fed a diet with a reduction in apparent metabolizable energy, N- corrected, and supplemented with amylase and xylanase, in the starter phase, had improved performance. ...

FeedNavigator wants you: sign up for our poultry gut health webinar today

What is needed to reduce the inflammation of the gut in birds?

Find out during our online webinar next week where we discuss ways to boost the intestinal health of poultry, a critical aspect of welfare and productivity. 

News in brief

EFSA identifies data gap in assessment of xylanase

EFSA has found a xylanase is effective for use in pigs for fattening but insufficient evidence prevented it from ruling likewise on its efficacy in broilers and weaned piglets....

European crop report: wheat protein levels on par with 2015

The average protein content of wheat - 11.52% - in Europe this year is about half a percent above that of 2015, found the latest crop report from Evonik.

Agribusiness says politics trumps science in Commission move

Some 17 trade groups including, FEFAC, have made a joint call to the EU Commission to prioritize science-based decision making when modifying EU authorization mechanisms.

Special Edition: Asia Pacific Feed Developments

EU-Sino mycotoxin alliance aimed at ‘level playing field’ in feed additive regulation

Dairy and pig trials to support the development of EU equivalent regulations on feed additives to detoxify mycotoxins are about to get underway in China.

DSM: Vit C shutdown and LATAM only headwinds in Q4

DSM said it had a very strong 2016, one that was well ahead of strategic goals, as it released it full year and Q4 financial results today.

Demand for cheaper cattle feeds hurt Finnish group's Q4 2016 sales

Finnish food and agribusiness, Raisio, estimates its operating profit for 2017 will fall slightly short of earnings for 2016, and predicts exchange rates will continue to hit its EBIT.

Reports from IPPE

AFIA on trade in Trump era: 'Think outside the box'

The US feed industry looks to protect its interests as uncertainty lingers over the future of trade agreements.

UK: Poultry feed production leaving others in the shade

Animal feed production for the UK was up 6.4% for poultry and 1.4% for cattle and calves but down 5.3% for pigs in December 2016 compared to same month a year earlier. 

Engineering deal ushers in insect meal factory builds in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and the US

South Africa’s AgriProtein is collaborating with engineering group, Christof Industries, to build up to 25 cost-efficient, high-volume fly farms a year in global locations.

Nutreco challenge – which feed innovations have made the grade?

Dutch feed group, Nutreco, said it has selected 10 finalists for the closing phase of its Feed Tech Challenge event this month in the Netherlands. 

Reports from IPPE

ebeam me up: feed ingredients get the Star Trek treatment

ebeam Technologies is looking to change how the biological burden in feed crops can be managed starting at harvest. 

Organic feed supply squeeze forces UK dairy farmers to act

The pressure on the UK organic protein feed supply is motivating some farmers to start cultivating domestic sources.

Silage additive producer quibbles with EFSA over analytical tool

Agriton says it disagrees with an EFSA opinion on its silage additive 

Reports from IPPE

Nor-Feed looks to US with antibiotic alternatives

Nor-Feed plans to bring plant-based, antibiotic alternatives to the US market, says company CEO. 

Danish Agro 'consolidates' its position in Europe

The Danish Agro group, which operates, primarily, in the Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea region, has posted pre-tax profits of €84m for 2016 - an improvement of 3.8% on 2015.

ADM Q4 shows profit slump

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) reported a sharp drop in earnings for its fourth quarter. 

Inconclusive EFSA findings on safety of talc derived feed additive

EFSA has reiterated a previous finding on a talc based additive, produced by Italian company, IMI FABI.

‘The soybean market will likely remain bearish in the medium to long term’

Speculators have started to liquidate their buying positions in the soybean complex as the crop in Argentina looks better than expected.

Key Industry Events

 

Access all events listing

Our events, Shows & Conferences...

Live Supplier Webinars

The FeedNavigator Poultry Gut Health Forum
William Reed Business Media
All supplier webinars