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Tyson joint venture seeks to produce oils, fats

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A new joint venture between Tyson Fresh Meats and Jacob Stern and Sons seeks to produce oils and fats from pork and beef products for global markets including animal feed.

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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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Nestlé ceases to source Brazil soy from Cargill

By Jane Byrne

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently reported that the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé, has stopped buying Cargill’s Brazilian soy because of concerns about the link to deforestation.

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Special edition: lowering feed's carbon footprint

Feed goes green

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

In recent months, several companies have been highlighting efforts to reduce the carbon footprint generated by their feed production, while others have talked about ways to reduce the methane produced by cows.

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Tyson Foods buys rendering company

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Tyson Foods is sinking $850m into the purchase of a rendering company as part of an ongoing push to increase company sustainability. It also is expected to increase Tyson’s footprint in the expanding feed ingredient sector.

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Environmental group draws up feed production roadmap

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Cover cropping, protecting soil health and improving waste nutrient management are among suggestions offered in a report that highlights the environmental effect of feed crop production in the US.

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