The growing middle class in Africa is driving change throughout that continent’s poultry production value chain, encouraging greater local and international investment in required supporting infrastructure, says Rabobank.
BASF said that, as of today [July 20], it has lifted the force majeure for its Lutavit A 1000, Lutavit A 500, vitamin A Palmitate 1.6 Mio IU/g, Lutavit E 50, Lutavit E 50 S, and vitamin E Acetate 94% animal nutrition products.
Irish biotech company, MicroSynbiotiX Ltd, says it is making significant progress around proof of concept of its edible vaccine system, showing that it can use microalgae as an oral delivery platform to vaccinate farmed juvenile fish.
Antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) in global livestock and aquaculture production should be phased out immediately, said the FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, at a high-level UN coordination meeting on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) this week.
Awareness raising among consumers is needed to stimulate demand among downstream players if the soy supply chain is ever to get the level of palm oil in terms of responsible production and sourcing, says a representative of a French agribusiness group.
Lallemand Animal Nutrition says it is now in the process of generating mobile app versions of its rumen efficiency investigation (REI) audit tool for both the dairy and beef sectors, much like the app it has for silage evaluation, Lalsil.
Representatives of soy producing countries, under the ISGA umbrella, were involved in a recent mission to China; their aim was to ensure a more efficient biotech approval process in that Asian country.