The CFIA says its enquiry into the 2010 BSE case was 'thorough' as its findings show the cow in the latest BSE incident was born on the same farm as the animal that tested positive for the disease five years ago.
GM plant oils would seem to represent the ‘holy grail’ in the hunt for viable replacements for fish oil derived long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in aqua feed.
While microalgae and insect meal represent potentially innovative protein sources, producers should look to higher amino acid supplementation to lower the protein requirements in animal diets and reduce the environmental burden, says a leading researcher.
Biotechnology firm, BRI, said trial work, both in India and the US, is showing the efficacy of its xylanase feed enzyme , Xylamax, in terms of improving feed digestibility and uptake in broilers fed a corn-soy diet.
The EU market for insect feed should be up and running in around 18 months from now, with all necessary legislative boxes ticked, says the head of a larvae to feed company that is just about to kick-start commercial scale production in South Africa.
The US feed industry applauds a bipartisan legislative move as the first step toward normalizing trade relations with Cuba, and reckons, if passed, it could allow US feed makers compete on a level playing field in that market.
US feed safety certification program, FSC36, has been revamped to ensure it adheres to the new requirements under the FSMA and that it drives a continuous improvement ethos in accredited feed suppliers.