Two Norwegian salmon companies – Bremnes Seashore and Nordlaks - have eliminated all links to deforestation throughout their soy supply chains, according to new market mapping conducted by Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN).
A Norwegian study showed phytase supplementation in pig feed improved phosphorus and calcium digestibility. However, no increased phytase efficacy was seen with the addition of formic acid in the ration, despite earlier research supporting such findings.
Animal nutrition and feed additive producer, Biomin, recently announced its involvement in a four-year long, €10m (US$11.9m) EU-backed research consortium effort to address the challenges of pig and poultry production.
The umbrella group of the EU insect production sector - the International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) - has welcomed the ENVI Committee’s vote backing the authorization of PAPs such as insect derived protein in poultry and pig feed.
In what is claimed to be a world-first off-take-agreement, CH4 Global will provide Australian company, Pirie Meats, with an Asparagopsis seaweed supplement for up to 10,000 head of cattle, cutting methane emissions by up to 90%.
Northern Ireland animal nutrition company, Devenish, and Canadian company, Mara Renewables Corporation, are launching Humanativ, a new joint venture aimed at boosting the intake of omega-3 in the diet of the global population.
Evonik and the Qingdao Vland Biotech Group are launching a product they jointly developed to improve water quality in aquaculture. It is tailored primarily to the requirements of shrimp farming in ponds.