Regulation

© istock

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.

© istock

News in Brief

Probiotic aimed at Salmonella reduction gets EU approval

By Jane Byrne

Lallemand Animal Nutrition said its live yeast probiotic strain, Saccharomyces cerevisiae boulardii CNCM I-1079, is the first feed additive authorized in the EU for the reduction of carcass contamination by Salmonella spp. in broiler chickens.