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US feed sector asks Trump to continue to back trade with Cuba

Feed and agricultural groups are asking the new US administration to support efforts to reduce regulation and improve the trade relationship between the US and Cuba.

EU and Brazilian players act to foster 'more sustainable' soy production and trade

A new “cooperation agreement” sees the setting up, for the first time, of a formal working relationship between Brazilian soy producers and key European soy purchasers.

US ag orgs make case for inclusion on NAFTA negotiation

Multiple US agricultural and feed crop organizations are calling for the new administration to work with them in efforts to renegotiation the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Trump's TPP dump disappoints US feed sector

Trump's decision to extract the US from the TPP has angered feed and grain groups in the US who point to their industries need for international trade.

Does a spoonful of fish feed help the medicine go down?

DNA-supplemented feed may offer an efficient method of mass vaccination for farmed Atlantic salmon facing disease challenges, say researchers.

US feed and grower orgs find potential in proposed biotech rules

Proposed biotech rules offer chance for educational outreach, trade discussions and practical regulation, say feed and crop grower organizations.

News in brief

Trump’s ag secretary pick finds favor with US feed industry

The US feed sector has welcomed US President elect Trump’s choice as US secretary of agriculture, former governor of Georgia, Sonny Perdue.

FSMA course aims at deeper understanding of science behind preventive controls

A US feed industry focused course aims to help companies establish feed safety plans as FSMA deadlines start, says instructor. 

'Political in-fighting has taken priority over the economic realities' - UK feed group aghast at Brexit plans

An EU divorce without single market access or customs union membership poses a huge threat to the UK food and agriculture industries, says agribusiness trade group.

Feed contamination lawsuits may hinge on sampling, science experts

An ongoing lawsuit against ADM for alleged feed contamination may hinge on testing, scientific input, says area expert.

Biomin additive can restrict trichothecene mycotoxins in poultry feed: EFSA

A Biomin additive aimed at mycotoxin control in poultry feed has garnered a positive opinion from EFSA.

Sustainability group seeks to mobilise Asian shrimp industry

New protocols aim to reform shrimp aquaculture, address feed ingredient use, says consultant.

Opinion round-up: EFSA backs pathogen and silage targeted feed additives

EFSA said an additive, when used in poultry feed, is an effective tool to reduce carcass contamination by Salmonella spp. and so improve the quality of poultry products.

Special Edition: Ruminant Nutrition

Can garlic oil reduce calf greenhouse gas emissions?

Garlic oil may offer a way to reduce cow gas emissions when used with a high concentrate diet, say researchers.

Feed safety: Is a collective approach at national level key to risk reduction?

A communication drive and expansion of geographical reach are on the agenda for a Dutch feed safety collective in 2017.

Phosphates cartel: EU court validates €60m fine on Timab

The EU Court of Justice (ECJ) has dismissed the Roullier group’s appeal and confirmed the €60m fine imposed on its subsidiary, Timab, by the EU Commission for its role in...

China imposes 'punitive' DDGS anti-dumping tax, US looks to new markets

The US Grains Council (USGC) is ramping up international sales expansion efforts for US generated dried distiller’s grains with solubles (DDGS) after a slowdown in Chinese sales due to a...

Trump and Pence told trade crucial for feed and agri-business

Industry representatives have reminded the incoming US administration of the importance of trade for feed ingredient and agricultural producers.

FDA: US human-important antimicrobials sales grow, made up 62% of sales of all antimicrobials approved for livestock

Sales and distribution of antimicrobials continue to grow in the US, despite efforts to reduce use in animal feed and production.

What do probiotics and prebiotics offer farmed snakehead?

Probiotic and prebiotic use may support growth, digestion and immune functioning in farmed snakehead, say researchers. 

Texas feed mill faces second OSHA fine in two years

The Thomas Moore Feed facility is facing a second fine from the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after a follow-up site visit.

Nor Feed gets EU thumbs-up for its dry grape extract

The European Commission has authorized a dry grape extract developed and commercialized by French plant extracts producer, Nor-Feed, as a botanical sensory additive for use in animal nutrition.

Danish environmental impact study behind EMA decision on zinc oxide

New research prompted the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to revise its previous assessments on zinc oxide risk.

GM soybeans risk evaluation: EU court finds for Commission

Monsanto developed genetically modified soybeans were risk assessed in accordance with EU regulations, found the EU Court of Justice (CJEU).

Special Edition: Existing and emerging feed risks

New EU rules to boost food and feed safety one step away from adoption

The legislative process is nearly complete for the revised EU rules on official controls of food and feed safety, with the regulation likely to be published in March next year.

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