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ADM steps up its non-GMO soybean crush game in Europe

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) says it has extended its non-GMO soybean crush capacity in Germany as it sees increasing demand for such meal in Europe.

Agrisoma signs off on UPM deal, expands production of feed and fuel oilseed

Agrisoma Biosciences is expanding plantings, production of the oilseed, carinata, after signing a long-term supply agreement with bio-refinery, UPM.

USDA evaluates Iranian feed, grain market potential

More feed grains could be flowing from the US to Iran, but barriers to trade remain, says the USDA.

Guest Article

Is lab meat an existential threat to the animal feed industry?

Will an acceleration in the meat reduction trend and the hunt for substitutes spell eventual doom for the feed sector and the livestock industry it serves? Yes, says Paul Cuatrecasas,...

Special Edition: Feed Processing Technology

US firm launches energy ingredient for antibiotic free production

A US feed ingredient company is offering identity-preserved, antibiotic-free lipid product to address feed energy needs and downstream customer demands, says VP.

Tannic acid feed supplement may reduce footpad dermatitis in poultry

Feed supplemented with tannic acid may offer a foot health boost to poultry by reducing occurrence and severity of footpad dermatitis, say researchers.

Doc in Back to the Future: ‘Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads.’ Can electricity bring single cell feed protein to new heights?

Using electricity and carbon dioxide (CO2), researchers at the Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have produced a batch of single-cell protein. 

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India and Bangladesh on Evonik gut health hit list

Evonik is releasing its in-house developed probiotic, GutCare PY1, in India and Bangladesh now following the launches in the US and China earlier this year.

US: Center awarded $3.8m for animal and human nutrition R&D

A research partnership established by two South Dakota universities and industry members focuses on animal nutrition, health and regional economic development, says director.  

Special Edition: Sustainable Sourcing

IFFO RS looks to make new fishmeal and fish oil sourcing standard fit for purpose

The aim of the revised IFFO RS, version 2.0, launched today, is to ensure the relevancy and credibility of the marine raw material standard, which, up to now, has mainly...

BASF finds replacement for ethoxyquin in vitamin product

German company, BASF, has released a vitamin A formulation that includes an alternative to ethoxyquin for use in livestock and fish feed.

USDA: New barley strains with bioavailable phosphorus targeted at feed sector

New low-phytate barley varieties offer feed ingredient alternative for monogastrics, say geneticists.

Cargill sees benefits from animal nutrition and protein in Q4, full-year results

Fourth quarter and full-year results for Cargill have grown based, in part, on earnings from the animal nutrition and protein segment.

Can feed grade amino acids help remedy EU protein deficiency?

Supplementation of low protein diets with amino acids enables more sustainable animal production systems, claims Ajinomoto Eurolysine SAS.

US sorghum players look to woo Chinese buyers

US sorghum producers met a Chinese feed buyers’ delegation as part of a market maintenance and expansion informational trip.

Australian firm files patent for high-protein native shrub feed

Wilson Pastoral has developed a solid feed using saltbush and bluebush that it claims is a sustainable and economical alternative to current feeds.

Devenish buys ‘strategic’ stake in Turkish premix firm to expand in region

Northern Ireland's Devenish Nutrition has acquired a 50% share in leading Turkish premix brand, Yem-Vit.

Insects are a promising alternative source of proteins: FEFAC

The inclusion of insect meal could further contribute to the sustainable development of EU aquaculture, in the long term, says the EU compound feed manufacturing trade group, FEFAC.

US-based fats and proteins foundation offers $250,000 in research funding

A feed ingredient research project is among seven proposals funded by the Fats and Proteins Research Foundation.

EU action plan to fight antimicrobial resistance

The Commission has committed to continuing to promote animal husbandry and feeding regimes that support good animal health and welfare to reduce the use of antibiotics at farm level.

Special Edition: Feed Production Technology

Kent capital investments focus on improved technology

Efficiency, safety and product consistency are among the focuses for a series of ongoing capital investments for Kent Nutrition Group, says VP.

US: Bell and Evans hatchery focuses on offering feed earlier

A new hatchery being opened by Bell and Evans aims to offer newly hatched chicks pelleted feed immediately post-hatch, says company president.

US: South Dakota-based novel protein company opens production plant

Novita Nutrition has opened a production facility dedicated to the generation of a novel protein and oil for feed use.

'Sanderson Farms will vigorously defend this lawsuit'

US organizations file complaint against Sanderson Farms over use of ‘100% Natural’ in advertising

Three US-based non-profits have brought a lawsuit against Sanderson Farms for its use of a 100% natural statement in product advertising.

Special Edition: Feed Processing Technology

Will blue protein plug the gap in organic pig and poultry production?

Organic pig and poultry producers in Europe face a lack of organic protein sources. Mussels and starfish may fit well as future feedstuffs for that segment but there are challenges...

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