Anti-trust authorities globally have now ticked the approval box on the deal. The combined animal nutrition business is one of the largest in the world, with estimated sales of $3.5bn, said Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).
The results of a study indicated that including fermented Ginkgo biloba leaves (FGBL) in the diet of broiler chickens improved gain to feed ratio, serum biochemistry and antioxidant function of the birds.
The America Feed Industry Association (AIFA) is asking compound feed, premix and feed ingredient manufacturers to reassess their biosecurity practices as African swine fever continues to spread internationally.
Broad, general recommendations cannot be made at a national level for improving sustainability, improvements must be made on an individual operation basis, finds a study looking at the environmental impact of US beef cattle production.
Calysta, a manufacturer of fish and animal protein feed products using methane conversion technology, has made it onto a roll-call of leading companies involved in sustainable innovation, the Global Cleantech 100.