Corteva Agriscience, the maker of chlorpyrifos, disputes EFSA’s conclusion that the controversial insecticide is harmful to human health and does not meet the criteria for renewal on the European market.
Ahead of the anticipated sanctioning of insects in poultry feed by the EU later this year, Wageningen University is leading a four-year multi-stakeholder project investigating the viability of insects as a sustainable feed source.
South African growers are expected to increase plantings of yellow (feed grade) corn by 10% per cent in 2019, which “should decrease corn prices”, according to the latest report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
The Portuguese government has taken a hardline position against the threatened strike there by truckers’ unions, demanding 50-100% minimum transport services during the work stoppage, a level that would certainly lessen the impacts of any industrial action.
As part of the continued effort to improve transparency and public access to information about approved animal drugs, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has made medicated feed-related information more accessible and user-friendly.
Single cell protein (SCP) producer, Unibio, said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the General Investment Authority of Saudi Arabia (SAGIA) to initiate a project to produce feed proteins from methane gas in that market.