Regulation

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Bullish picture for maize and soybeans

By Jane Byrne

The latest USDA world agricultural supply and demand estimates (WASDE), released on Tuesday, provides further insight into where markets could be going, according to the AHDB.

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What are the risks from PCNs in feed and food?

By Jane Byrne

The EU Commission has asked EFSA for an opinion on the risks for animal and human health linked to the presence of polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs) in feed and food.

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American feed industry trade group calls for reform of WTO

By Jane Byrne

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and over 60 US agricultural industry stakeholders voiced support for the World Trade Organization (WTO) yesterday [September 23] but they also encouraged WTO reform, calling some of its rules outdated.

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US methionine anti-dumping probe greenlighted to go to next stage

By Jane Byrne

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) shared its preliminary findings that there is reasonable indication that the US methionine industry has been materially injured by imports sold by France, Japan, and Spain at “less than fair value”.

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Renewable ethanol sector waits to see how EU policy will play out

By Jane Byrne

European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) members produced 5.6bn liters of ethanol and 5.33m tons of co-products in 2019, including 3.83m tons of high-protein, GMO-free DDGS for use in feed, according to new audited data from the industry group.

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Novus initiates methionine antidumping probe in US

By Jane Byrne

Novus International has filed antidumping petitions with the US Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission requesting that the agencies investigate imports of methionine from Spain, France and Japan, consistent with the WTO Antidumping...

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Grieg Seafood puts pressure on Cargill to address deforestation

By Jane Byrne

Grieg Seafood says it has excluded Cargill Aqua Nutrition from the proceeds of its NOK 1 billion (US$105m) green bond, which was issued last month, until its parent company, Cargill, has significantly reduced its soy-related deforestation risk in Brazil.

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US feed miller cited for dust related hazards

By Jane Byrne

The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Furst-McNess Corp. for exposing employees to potential grain dust explosions and other hazards at the feed mill facility in Lodi, Wisconsin.

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Netherlands: Nitrogen emissions policy criticized as weak

By Jane Byrne

The Dutch government’s plan to reduce nitrogen-based pollution lacks ambition, according to the final report from the Advisory Council, a committee set up to advise the Dutch officials on such emissions reduction.