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EU: Commission has moved to extend 5% non-organic feed protein rule

By EU: Commission has moved to extend 5% non-organic feed protein rule

The EU Commission has taken the 'necessary steps' to prolong the feed derogation for organic pigs and poultry that was due to expire at the end of this year, but it is awaiting final backing of the new rules on EU organic production and labelling...

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What is the best control point to abate feed crises?

By What is the best control point to abate feed crises?

FEFAC says the findings in the RASFF annual report 2016 confirms that industry regulatory efforts are working and a top down strategy to minimize feed contamination risk delivers.

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Farm emissions tax proposed in Ireland

By Jane Byrne

A call by an academic for Irish livestock farmers to pay for greenhouse gas emissions produced by on-farm activities has been criticized in some quarters.