Regulation

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ForFarmers UK and 2Agriculture abandon proposed merger plans

By Jane Byrne

ForFarmers and 2Agriculture have decided to abandon their proposed joint venture (JV) plans, taking into consideration the current impact on their respective businesses, the duration and costs involved and the impact of the process on both employees and...

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US swine sector looks to reduce its environmental impact

By Jane Byrne

The US produces 12% of the world’s pork, which is one of the most widely consumed proteins in the world. Working with American producers is critical to making an impact on the sustainability footprint of livestock, said the lead of a UC Davis facility...

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MarinTrust launches public consultation

By Jane Byrne

MarinTrust is inviting feedback from stakeholders as it evaluates the effectiveness and impacts of its review system for its program aimed at improving the global responsibility of the sourcing and production of marine ingredients.

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GB feed materials register website launched

By Jane Byrne

The key feed trade associations in the UK, in consultation with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS), have agreed to publish a GB register of feed materials to provide an online platform for the notification of new ingredients.

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Guest article

The year ahead: EU feed industry outlook

By Alexander Döring

After a turbulent 2022, with significant geopolitical tensions and high input costs, Alexander Döring, secretary general, European Feed Manufacturers' Federation (FEFAC), looks at what might be in store for the industry in 2023.

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Landmark biodiversity agreement achieved at COP15

By Jane Byrne

The UN’s Biodiversity Conference (COP15) ended in Montreal, Canada, yesterday, with a landmark agreement to address biodiversity loss, restore ecosystems, and protect indigenous rights.

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EU agrees deforestation law

By Jane Byrne

A provisional political agreement has been reached between the EU Parliament and the Council in relation to EU regulation on deforestation-free supply chains.

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COP27: A ‘notable disappointment’ for sustainable food systems

By Katy Askew

As climate talks conclude in Sharm El Sheikh, for the first time ever a deal has been reached that will see agriculture integrated into the UN’s climate action body. The result of lengthy talks and a significant process of negotiation, does the so-called...

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