The UK’s Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) has concluded that there is no current end market demand for a 'gatekeeper protocol' for domestic crops for feed and food, following a consultation process.
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.
A new report finds a 20.3% reduction in GHG emissions could be achieved within the dairy sector when a methane inhibitor, with an assumed effectiveness of 30% reduction, was applied to all dairy animals across the UK.
One of Australia’s largest cattle producers, the North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCo), has signed a collaboration and supply agreement with DSM, which will see the Dutch company’s feed additive, Bovaer, used through the NAPCo supply chain.
A study from the US-based Institute for Feed Education and Research (IFEEDER) suggests that if more US food companies want non-GMO feed for their livestock and poultry, then greenhouse gas emissions on farms could rise.
Global Feed LCA Institute (GFLI) membership can facilitate transparency and a more rapid transformation to sustainable feed supply chains, says marine ingredients organisation, the IFFO, as it signs up.
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.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is disrupting supplies of grains and fertiliser to Europe, sparking fears over food security. It has also ignited a debate over the role that animal agriculture plays in the bloc’s food system.
Feed ingredients like seaweed that could help curb methane emissions in cows, are being researched around the world. And some, such as DSM’s Bovaer, are already seeing market introduction, but the US lags behind in gaining approvals, notes the AFIA.
Tracking industry developments over the past few days, we see that UK’s FSA is tracking opinions ahead of 11 potential feed additive approvals, DSM sees validation of its environmental assessment platform and the AIC revamps its feed sector training program.
One year on, an independent auditor has found three Brazil based soy suppliers - CJ Selecta, Caramuru and Imcopa/Cervejaria Petrópoli - have accomplished their goal for a deforestation and conversion free supply chain for the entirety of their business,...
US industry and regulatory groups are calling on US state leaders and lawmakers to support scientific research to ensure the safety of hemp as an animal-feed ingredient prior to any federal or state approval.
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).
As the Omicron variant is driving an unprecedented wave of coronavirus infection globally, resulting in mass absences of staff in multiple industries, due to infection or quarantine, we track the impact on the European feed sector.
A construction company has filed a $3.5m lawsuit against Tyson Foods and the Industrial Development Board of Gibson County claiming it was shorted payments for work done at Tyson’s new poultry complex in Humboldt, Tennessee.