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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....

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.

Study shows limitations of prolonged high feed intake in heifers

Reduced feed intake may boost heifer ovulatory response and embryo production, say researchers.

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...

Special Edition: Asia Pacific Feed Developments

Vietnam: Debate over influence of international feed players on pricing

Foreign feed companies are extending their reach in the Vietnamese market, according to the country’s ministry of agriculture. 

60 Second Interview: Ruminant nutrition focus and expansion

In an ongoing series taking a closer look a feed industry careers, we caught up with Sabrina Zettell, nutrition and technical service manager at Canadian Bio-Systems.

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.

Reports from IPPE

Enzyme, phytase combo supports poultry production with less phosphorus: study

Phosphorus reduction and mode-of-action research is one part of an ongoing expansion effort for Canadian Bio-Systems, says technical director.

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

Special edition: Asia Pacific Feed Developments

Evonik tracking Chinese agtech and animal nutrition innovation

Evonik says it is boosting its corporate venturing activities in Asia by taking a stake in a Chinese investment fund that focuses on the agriculture and nutrition sector.

Former foodstuffs processors back proposed EU waste targets

The UK’s association for former foodstuffs processing has welcomed the recent proposal by MEPs to halve food waste by 2030. 

Danube GM free soy use case for ‘Internet of Things’ technology

This year sees the start of a four-year project co-funded by the EU to advance the implementation of ‘Internet of Things’ technologies to reduce waste and improve efficiency in the...

Live! IPPE 2017 Day 3

Attendance was up for the 2017 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE), say event organizers.

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