Regulation

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EU looks set to lift the ban on use of PAPs in pig and poultry feed

By Jane Byrne

EU industry experts believe a proposal that would allow the feeding of processed animal proteins (PAP) from poultry to pigs and pig PAPs to poultry again has a good chance of gaining approval this week, under a EU Commission committee voting procedure,...

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Organic soybean meal from India faces anti-dumping claims in US

By Jane Byrne

The Organic Soybean Processors of America has filed a petition with the US Department of Commerce (DOC) and the US International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that organic soybean meal (OSM) from India is being sold in the US at less than fair value....

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Commission pressed on regulation of new plant breeding techniques

By Jane Byrne

A large coalition of NGOs, campaign groups, farmers and business organizations have written to vice president of the EU Commission, Frans Timmermans, calling on him to ensure all organisms derived from new genetic engineering techniques continue to be...

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Boost for UK feed protein supply: Vivergo Fuels site to reopen

By Jane Byrne

Vivergo Fuels site in Hull in the UK will be re-opening following an announcement by the UK’s Department for Transport that E10 petrol – a cleaner, greener fuel – will be introduced at UK filling stations from September 2021.

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Five issues that will shape the feed industry for the coming year

By Jane Byrne

Industry concerns vary from region to region and from species to species but there are some common challenges for the global feed and farming sectors throughout 2021, says Erik Visser, CEO of Danish soy protein producer, Hamlet Protein in an outlook.