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Glyphosate should not be classed as a carcinogen: ECHA

In a long awaited opinion, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) said, on the available scientific evidence, there were no grounds to classify the controversial herbicide, glyphosate, as a carcinogen, as...

Botanicals player pulls off second regulatory coup

Delacon said it received the official EU authorization of its plant-based compound for use in poultry last week.

Agri-trade alliance prepares for Brexit battle

A newly formed alliance of eight agri-trade groups in the UK sees strength in numbers as the exit from the EU looms.

Clear conscience: users of responsible soy can claim ‘zero deforestation’

By sourcing soy that conforms to a new responsible production standard, feed users and producers can demonstrate that their operations haven’t had caused any deforestation.

Special edition: organic feed

Fungal supplement may reduce parasite load in organic dairy calf systems

Dietary treatments of fungal spores may help manage gut parasites in calves reared organically, say researchers.

Model for success: Commission hails Dutch policy on antibiotics

An EU Commission report has praised the antibiotic reduction efforts in livestock production in the Netherlands.

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US confirms bird flu on poultry farm

A strain of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza has been found at the facility of a commercial chicken breeder flock, said the USDA.

USDA sees a return to 'normal' levels

Fishmeal production expected to jump in Peru

Fishmeal production along with corn and soybean meal imports are on the upturn in Peru based on feed demand, says USDA.

Launch set for VIV Asia

Biomin chasing EU zootechnical registration for new phytogenic product

Biomin is in the process of compiling dossiers in its application for an EU registration, based on performance parameters, for its new phytogenic product targeted at piglets and broilers.

Controlling deforestation will require government, industry, farmers, local communities and civil society to develop new systems, says Bunge

'Bunge and Cargill are not living up to their commitments to protect forests' claims Mighty Earth soy investigation

One company alone cannot solve deforestation challenges linked to soy, says Bunge

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UK feed producer fined as worker loses finger

A court has fined UK animal feed manufacturer, W L Duffield and Sons Ltd, after a mill cleaner suffered a serious hand injury.

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'International markets are key for continued development and success of the US feed industry'

Wilbur Ross, the new US commerce secretary, has been welcomed by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA).

Special Edition: Organic Feed

US organic feed grains have room to grow

Despite continuing interest in organic feed production, organic crops production is not keeping pace, says analyst.

Understanding whole farm nutrient balance said to be key to emission reduction

UK feed advisers are increasing their knowledge around how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on farms.

FSMA: Penn State extension service wants to hear from feed sector

Feed producers input is needed to help design an extension program's outreach efforts under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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.

US feed companies urged to sign up to gain access to Chinese market

Chinese market opportunities await US feed additive and premix producers as market regulation protocols progress.

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....

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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....

Jury trial requested in amended complaint

US: Lawsuit claims 'natural' label is misleading if milk from GM feed used

A lawsuit argues the 'all natural' label on a range of Dannon yogurts is misleading as the products "contain ingredients derived from animals who are fed genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and...

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.

US: Ag 'thought leaders' and farmers at odds over how crop prices will play out

Feed grain farmers are looking forward to the next few years, easing regulation and a rebound in the markets, but wider industry is less convinced of a hike in feed...

Enterra: Canada approves dried larvae from insects for fish feed

Enterra has received approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to sell its whole dried Black Soldier Fly (BSF) larvae in feed for salmonids.

US: Cargill calls for responsible trade, immigration policy

Cargill has taken a stance on recent executive orders issued by the Trump administration. 

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