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Greenpeace blocks soy cargo ship at Dutch port for 18 hours

By Jane Byrne

Greenpeace Netherlands said that, during a period of 18 hours, over 60 activists from all over Europe, volunteering with the NGO, were able to block a mega-ship arriving in the Netherlands with 60 million kilos of soy from Brazil.

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UK feed sector welcomes removal of US corn import tariffs

By Jane Byrne

Feed industry representative group, the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC), has hailed the UK government’s announcement that from June 1, 2022, it will remove the 25% import tariff on corn imported to the UK from the US.

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EFSA still has concerns about ethoxyquin

By Jane Byrne

EFSA, in its reevaluation of the feed additive, ethoxyquin, released yesterday, said it could not conclude on its safety for certain groups of animals, consumers and the environment.

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UK pig industry: Supply chain wide summit needed to tackle crisis

By Jane Byrne

Challenging market conditions, a pig backlog on farms, record pig feed costs and falling pig prices, mean farmers in the UK have been losing around £25 (US$33.7) per pig for nearly a year, according to the UK National Pig Association (NPA).

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