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COVID-19: Feed industry and ingredient supplier protocols

By Jane Byrne

Feed industry representatives, feed manufacturers and ingredient suppliers have been reacting to the outbreak of coronavirus, putting protocols in place to ensure continuity of production and feed supply, while protecting workers.

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Evonik cites Covid-19 for feed additive shortage

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Evonik Nutrition and Care GmbH is declaring a force majeure for the supply of an amino acid product generated at production facilities that have closed in response to the ongoing disease outbreak.

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Citrus pulp boosts piglet fecal consistency, gut health

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Adding citrus pulp to weaned piglet diets improves fecal consistency and, when added to a low-protein feed reduces the growth of coliform bacteria in the hindgut post weaning, say researchers.

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

The second of a two-part dive into US trade deals

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Improving facility, product registration and renewal processes and ending ingredient bans were top priorities for the AFIA during trade deal negotiations with China, says expert.

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special edition: reports from IPPE

Feed mills should watch ingredients, traffic in biosecurity plan

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

High-risk ingredients, mitigation plans, limiting on-site travel and preventing facility cross-contamination are some of the steps feed producers need to consider when facing disease challenges, says expert.