Today sees the EU Commission adopt the decision to amend the feed ban regulation, allowing the use of processed animal proteins (PAPs) and insects to feed non-ruminant farmed animals such as pigs and poultry.
Next generation sequencing combined with functional metagenomic analysis and genetic engineering have the potential to expedite the development of enzymes for the control of mycotoxins at a feed level, says academic.
UK pig sector representatives, NPA, has welcomed a new £19.2m (US$26.7m) cross-government program to improve the detection and tracking of foodborne and antimicrobial resistant pathogens through the agri-food system.
Processed animal proteins (PAPs) are an important source of highly concentrated proteins but are expected to provide a relatively limited contribution to reducing the EU and UK deficit in home-produced proteins for feed use, said the AIC
Evonik says it has enhanced its near-infrared spectroscopy (NIR) services to the feed industry through implementation of the ISO 12099 standard for updated and expanded calibrations for feed raw materials and feed.
The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has opened the application phase for its commercial dry feed facility of the year (FFY) program, a competition open to all members of that trade group operating within that milling category.
De Heus is to acquire Coppens Diervoeding, a feed manufacturer strategically located in Helmond, in the Netherlands, with a 400k capacity feed plant and a strong regional position within the pig and broiler sector.