All news articles for June 2019

Left to Right in Picture: AFIA president and CEO Joel G Newman,  AFIA board chairman, Tim Belstra, and FEFAC president, Nick Major

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FEFAC, AFIA align to ensure safe and sustainable feed production

By Jane Byrne

The American and European feed industries, represented by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the European Feed Manufacturers’ Federation (FEFAC), announced a renewal of their long-term alliance yesterday [June 6].

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Insurer not liable in legal action over fat fed to pigs

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A pollution exclusion in an insurance policy for Minnesota based fat recycling firm, Restaurant Recycling, protects the insurer from having to defend the feed ingredient producer in a lawsuit brought by a local pork producer over tainted feed, rules a...

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Joined up approach to antimicrobial resistance in US cattle production urged

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Members of both the veterinary and agricultural production worlds need to work together to address antimicrobial resistance in cattle production, said Brian Lubbers, director of clinical microbiology, Kansas State University veterinary diagnostic laboratory.

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Dairy sensor tech looks to assess milk components

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

SomaDetect’s milk sensor and analytical algorithms look to provide producers with information on cows’ reproductive status and health along with the influence of feed rations on milk components.