The IFFO, the marine ingredients organization, wants to extend the remit of its RS global fishmeal and fishoil standard so that it takes into account the conditions of workers employed on fishmeal supply boats.
DuPont is increasingly focused on the benefits of phytase for aquaculture, the anti-nutrient effect of phytate in young pigs and the interaction between enzymes, betaine and probiotics in the absence of antibiotics.
US feed ingredient supplier, International Nutrition, disputes OSHA’s findings that its decision to overload storage bins on the roof level of its Omaha facility led directly to the death of two workers in January.
There are a limited number of nanomaterials in development for feed additives, but projects with some momentum behind them include one looking to replace antibiotics with nano-sized substitutes, finds an EFSA-commissioned report.
US researchers, who concluded that controversial cattle feed additive, Zilmax, doesn’t have a detrimental effect on cattle health or well-being, said their study is robust despite criticism this week that it was too narrow in terms of scale.
Adding a yeast derivative based on brewery yeast hydrolyzate to the diet of post-weaned piglets may support their immune system without affecting animal performance, says a new study from The Netherlands and Finland.
EFSA is set to increase the number of technical hearings it offers to applicants to give them greater opportunity to discuss outstanding questions about their applications during the food and feed additive risk assessment process.