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Animal demand for US soybeans grows

By Maggie Hennessy

US animal agriculture's consumption of US-grown soybean meal increased by 1 million tons—equivalent to the meal from 42 million bushels of soybeans—in the 2011-12 marketing year, according to a soy checkoff-funded report. 

Japan’s ethoxyquin regulation change starting to hit shrimp exporters

Japan’s ethoxyquin regulation change starting to hit shrimp exporters

By RJ Whitehead

Last year, FoodNavigator-Asia reported that new Japanese regulations governing “acceptable” levels of the antioxidant ethoxyquin in fishmeal was destined to become a grave issue for shrimp exporters. Exactly six months later, the effects of this policy...

European salmon producers are increasingly seeing China as a lucrative export market

China's boom will fuel global seafood price growth

By RJ Whitehead

Whereas China is the key driver of the world’s seafood industry, by the end of a decade of growing affluence among its population, the country’s role will have changed dramatically, bringing wholesale changes to global prices of most major premium seafood...

As fish consumption soars, the pressure is on to feed the globe sustainably...

Aquaculture growth: The "double-edged sword"

By Kacey Culliney

With fish consumption rates soaring and wild fishing stagnating, efforts must be pumped into the sustainable growth of aquaculture, a new report suggests.