All news articles for February 2020

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Digital tech seeks to boost feed, livestock sector production

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Integrating technology and animal nutrition to provide usable insight for producers is one area where digital development and the use of new tools can help improve industry productivity.

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Feed mills should watch ingredients, traffic in biosecurity plan

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

High-risk ingredients, mitigation plans, limiting on-site travel and preventing facility cross-contamination are some of the steps feed producers need to consider when facing disease challenges, says expert.

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Hormel Foods cuts ractopamine use in swine supply

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

As part of a company focus on meeting product demand in international markets, Hormel Foods is set to stop sourcing pigs raised using, or having been exposed, to the feed additive ractopamine.

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AFIA outlines feed industry priorities at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The American Feed Industry Association is promoting steps to improve feed industry biosecurity and supporting US-based and international work to improve feed ingredient registration, says VP.

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Auchan backing sustainably fed trout, looks to other fish species

By Jane Byrne

Following the launch of insect-fed trout in 2018 in Auchan supermarkets in the north of France, the multinational retail group said it has continued to innovate along those lines. It has just launched a trout product containing microalgae, insect meal...

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Most read stories in January 2020

By Jane Byrne

Stories on the coronavirus outbreak, Nestlé ceasing to source Brazil soy from Cargill and Nutreco investing in a cultured meat pioneer were the top hitting articles last month on our site.

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US feed industry talks sustainability at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Poultry & Egg Association, the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) sponsored an Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit at IPPE to address how to optimize US feed and animal production practices...

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