Functional additives


Nutrativa to be exclusive marketer of Lycoberry

By Maggie Hennessy

Nutrativa Global has partnered with From The Wild to provide the exclusive manufacturing, sales and marketing support for the launch of Lycoberry, a red berry with a high concentration of naturally occurring lycopene.

Push to plug gaps in feed safety schemes

Push to plug gaps in feed safety schemes


Are feed safety schemes robust enough when it comes to food safety and fraud management? This is one of the questions being put by the initiators of a global feed safety scheme benchmarking drive who are currently reviewing the public consultation phase...

Cargill on maturing global markets, increasing regulation and the role of animal protein

Interview with Cargill's marketing and technology director Scott Ainslie

Cargill on maturing global markets, increasing regulation and the role of animal protein

By Maggie Hennessy

Scott Ainslie, director of strategic marketing and technology at Cargill, recently chatted with FeedNavigator about the broad range of challenges facing the animal feed market, from finding ways to better feed a growing global population to new carbon...

“The transfer of carotenoids from the microalgae to the egg yolk provides an additional benefit for microalgal supplementation, next to the enrichment with n-3 LC-PUFA,” wrote the researchers. Photo: iStockPhoto

Microalgae supplements show hen egg enrichment potential

By Stephen Daniells

Supplementing the diet of laying hens with the microalgae Phaeodactylum tricornutum and Isochrysis galbana boosted the omega-3 and carotenoid profile in the yolk of the eggs, says a new study from Belgium.

Photo by Clemson University

South Korea to allow sales of Zilmax in 2014

By Maggie Hennessy

South Korea plans to end its ban on the animal feed additive zilpaterol early next year, a senior food ministry official said on Oct. 31, opening the door to beef imports containing the growth enhancer and its domestic sale.

The US EPA and USDA are joining to combat food waste.

Agencies unite to reduce food waste

By Jenni Spinner

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Department of Agriculture are partnering on an effort to reduce food waste in the country.