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US swine sector looks to reduce its environmental impact

By Jane Byrne

The US produces 12% of the world’s pork, which is one of the most widely consumed proteins in the world. Working with American producers is critical to making an impact on the sustainability footprint of livestock, said the lead of a UC Davis facility...

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Novus acquires Agrivida, looks to develop new feed additives

By Jane Byrne

Novus International has acquired biotech company Agrivida Inc. The deal gives the US animal health and nutrition company ownership of Agrivida's INTERIUS technology, which is designed to embed feed additives inside grain.

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Protenga gets funding boost from The Yield Lab Asia Pacific

By Jane Byrne

The Yield Lab Asia Pacific is the latest investor in Asian insect ingredient developer, Protenga. The Singapore-based company’s most recent funding round also saw participation from SEEDS Capital and JBI Innovations.

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DSM temporarily reduces vitamin C production in China

By Jane Byrne

DSM is to significantly cut back production of vitamin C at its Jiangshan, China based facility, with immediate effect. It says it will re-evaluate the situation in late January 2023, after the Chinese New Year.

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Balancing feed form and mill throughput

By Jane Byrne

In the current environment of high energy costs, how can feed producers make quality feed without extended conditioning times and without risking poorly conditioned meal leading to blockages and increased mill maintenance?

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FDA issues FSMA guidance for US feed mills

By Jane Byrne

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says new guidelines can help feed mills develop a safety plan to prevent or significantly minimize hazards.

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