Several feed ingredients intended for the aquaculture industry saw regulatory approval and protections this year.
Cargill was awarded an approval from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to grow its biotech, omega-3 producing canola. The oil is intended for use in aqua feeds.
Insect producers had a regulatory win in Canada this year when black soldier fly-based feed ingredients were approved for use in salmonids, trout, tilapia and poultry.
Massachusetts-based KnipBio received GRAS or generally recognized as safe standing for its single-cell protein feed ingredient from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The company also earned a patent on the intellectual property related to the protein’s production from the EU Patent Office.