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ADM stocks plunge as CFO placed on leave amidst investigation

By Jane Byrne

ADM shares plummeted by a staggering 24%, according to media reports on Monday, following the decision to place its CFO, Vikram Luthar, on administrative leave amid an ongoing investigation into accounting practices within its nutrition business.

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Irish ag minister launches dairy-beef systems action plan

By Teodora Lyubomirova

During a seminar organized by the Irish Food Board (Bord Bia), the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation and Teagasc, the minister discussed how to make dairy calf to beef systems ‘a profitable and sustainable option for farmers’.

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‘No time to lose’: EU urged to conclude Mercosur trade talks

By Teodora Lyubomirova

A total of 23 trade bodies have called for the swift approval of the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement, which will make it easier to export EU agri-food products including key dairy commodities to Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay and vice versa.

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China: Novel protein production method uses methanol from coal

By Jane Byrne

Scientists from the Tianjin Institute of Industrial Biotechnology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Chinese have allegedly achieved a coal-to-protein breakthrough, boosting the cost-effectiveness, and environmental sustainability of feed.

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Navigating the 2024 policy landscape for US animal food production

By Jane Byrne

2024 is shaping up to be a busy year for US lawmakers, with critical legislative actions on bills—such as the farm bill, appropriations, defense, and trade agreements—on the docket. Several policy issues are poised to challenge US animal food manufacturers,...