A debate has been taking place in the past few years over the feasibility of retaining GM free soy policies in poultry production in some markets in Europe due to the cost associated with the premium attached to such sourcing and concerns over contamination from GM soy in GM free soy shipments.
There is also a significant amount of research being carried out globally weighing up whether GM feed is safe and nutritionally equivalent to non-GM feed.
Although last year saw potential concerns about the import of GMO feed and feed ingredients from the US, use continues to be strong in the Dominican Republic, says analyst.
Several US Senators have called on the Obama administration to make the approval process for GM products a focus in upcoming trade talks with China.
US farmers’ groups and feed crop growers are criticizing Dannon for its move away from biotech crops, while the company maintains the decision offers more options for consumers.
Laying hens are proving to be the point of entry sector for inclusion of the Europe grown GM free Danube Soya, says the association behind the program.
Clover Stornetta Farms is committing to produce its milk and dairy products without using biotech feed ingredients.
Animal producers have a new guidance to label animal products from production systems not using GMO feed or feed ingredients.
Wheat exports to Korea have resumed after testing confirmed an absence of biotech wheat in supplies from the US.
The soy cultivation area in Europe is projected to grow 4.4% to 4.3 million hectares compared to 2015, according to the latest market data.
Dannon has set 2018 as a deadline to establish GMO-free feed sources for its farmers' dairy cattle.
Feed organizations were quick to offer support after the US House of Representatives passed a federal bill addressing labeling GMO products and preempting a state-level law.
Discounter, Lidl, says it is leading the charge in the private label shift to GM free milk in Germany.
A federal bill addressing the labeling of GMO products and ingredients has been moving forward in the US Senate, with a vote hoped for this week.
Several US feed organizations and grower groups were quick to support a Senate compromise bill to address GMO labeling.
Feed organizations and producer groups are calling on the US government to pass a federal GMO labeling compromise before a Vermont law takes effect.
Bunge North America has launched a certified non-GM corn feed with plans to scale up production in the fall, say executives.
Dairy company, Arla Foods, says it only has ambitions, at this stage, that more of its farmers will convert to GM free feed based on the increasing market willingness to...
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been offered several suggestions on how to better gauge and understand the economic effects of unintended mixing between biotech and other feed crops.
A US District Court judge has approved a joint motion to dismiss counterclaims and third-party complaints against Cargill, Rail Transfer Inc and Archer Daniels Midland Company.
Legislation regarding the labeling of biotech products saw support from feed producers and growers, but it failed to pass the US Senate.
Several US feed grower and producer groups are supporting the initial process of a voluntary, federal labeling plan for products that have or include bioengineered traits.
A new federal bill seeking to address labeling of products made with genetically modified (GMO) crops is finding support from feed organizations.
ADM, Cargill, Express Grain Terminal LLC and Rail Transfer Inc have recently called for third-party and counterclaims brought against them by Syngenta in the ongoing biotech corn lawsuit to be...
Starting in January, producers seeking a grass-fed label for their cattle may need to follow a different process.
Several US feed organizations and producer groups have questioned the lack of federal language on the labeling of products containing biotech ingredients in the recently passed US fiscal 2016 omnibus bill.
An ongoing lawsuit against Syngenta over the sale of its biotech corn seed Viptera has run into some tensions in the bellwether process.