All news articles for December 2019

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The big read: Greening the UK feed industry

By Jane Byrne

We talk to UK feed and ag inputs representatives, AIC, about the trade group's efforts to further the sustainability agenda with its members, who are responsible for some £9bn (US$11.8bn) of farm trade,

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Research tie-up to advance precision feeding for ruminants

By Jane Byrne

Lallemand Animal Nutrition has entered a R&D partnership with the French biotech firm, Dendris, to develop a monitoring tool, a functional biochip, to characterize microbial fibrolytic activity in the ruminant digestive tract.

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US renderer, feed ingredient producer faces FDA warning

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Food and Drug Administration calls on Valley Proteins to improve some company practices and undertake corrective actions regarding identifying and controlling some potential hazards for animal feed ingredients.

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Report: Low presence of Salmonella in EU compound feed

By Jane Byrne

There was a low Salmonella prevalence in compound feed for all production animals in 2018, according to the findings of a report on trends and sources of zoonoses from the EU Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the EU Centre for Disease Prevention and Control...

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Land O’Lakes, Bidco Africa open expanded feed facility in Kenya

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

US agribusiness, Land O’Lakes, and edible oils and fats maker, Bidco Africa, have just opened a $12m backed feed production site in Kenya this week as part of their JV; the plant sees increased production, new feed lines and improved feed quality and...

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US feed industry welcomes USMCA progress, urges ratification

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

US feed industry organizations and feed grower groups are applauding progress toward a final ratification of a revamped North American trade deal, which if passed by Congress, could improve market access and US competitiveness.