The European Fat Processors and Renderers Association (EFPRA) has warned the EU Commission that if the UK exits the EU without a deal on March 29, there will be an issue as regards the disposal of animal by-product, specifically meat and bone meal (MBM).
A workshop highlighted that, like any other sector interacting with farms, the feed industry must have in place biosecurity plans compliant with EU and national rules to prevent dissemination of viruses such as African Swine Fever (ASF) from farm to farm.
Salmonids may see a change in menu as the alternative protein market adds a new feed protein ingredient following the FDA’s recognition of KnipBio’s single-cell protein as safe for use in specific aquafeeds, says CEO.
Accounts just filed by Vivergo Fuels, a UK ethanol producer and a leading feed - DDGS - supplier in the UK market, show that, in the year up to the end of August, just before the plant closed, it made a loss before tax of £68.6m (US$87.9m).
The Cherkizovo Group, the largest vertically integrated meat and feed producer in Russia, is one of several agribusiness operators in that country being investigated for alleged tax evasion. That company says it remains tax compliant.