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Push to plug gaps in feed safety schemes

Push to plug gaps in feed safety schemes

By Jane BYRNE

Are feed safety schemes robust enough when it comes to food safety and fraud management? This is one of the questions being put by the initiators of a global feed safety scheme benchmarking drive who are currently reviewing the public consultation phase...

Insects billed as feed of the future

Insects billed as feed of the future

By Jane BYRNE

Insects in animal feed could soon become a reality if regulators, industry and researchers can combine their common interests to push this alternative protein source, claims a Dutch academic.

Cargill on maturing global markets, increasing regulation and the role of animal protein

Interview with Cargill's marketing and technology director Scott Ainslie

Cargill on maturing global markets, increasing regulation and the role of animal protein

By Maggie Hennessy

Scott Ainslie, director of strategic marketing and technology at Cargill, recently chatted with FeedNavigator about the broad range of challenges facing the animal feed market, from finding ways to better feed a growing global population to new carbon...

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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. 

The US EPA and USDA are joining to combat food waste.

Agencies unite to reduce food waste

By Jenni Spinner

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Department of Agriculture are partnering on an effort to reduce food waste in the country.

Cellana developed its technology at its demonstration facility on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Algae producer Cellana nears full scale production phase

By Hank Schultz

Another company developing algal ingredients is set to make a splash in the market.  San Diego-based Cellana has finished its development phase and is close to entering full scale production, according to company officials.

UK starch byproducts project underway

UK starch byproducts project underway

By Rod Addy

Europe's largest byproducts company Soltens is working with UK frozen food firm Lamb Weston on a project to divert potato co-products from waste to other uses.

Piggy feed

Piggy feed

A project funded by the European development organisation Eureka
has helped scientists to produce a fortifying feed for piglets
without the use of antibiotics.