Vitamins & minerals

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US feed testing process to see increased FDA oversight

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working to establish a new testing program using accredited laboratories to examine the safety of animal feed and food in specific circumstances.

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special edition: aqua feed innovation

Highlights of aqua feed innovation in 2019

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Throughout October, we’ve been focusing on feed innovation in the aquaculture industry; the gallery covers farmed fish feed industry developments that we reported on earlier in the year.

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special edition: aqua feed innovation

Plant additive may boost farmed snapper immune response

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Adding extracts from Chenopodium ambrosioides to the diets of farmed red snapper may improve fish’s antioxidant response and immune functioning when facing a disease challenge, say researchers.

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Nutreco buys South African premix player

By Jane Byrne

Dutch group, Nutreco, has acquired the South African premix company, Animal Nutrition and Health (ANH), from Kaonne Investments, for an undisclosed price.