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COVID-19: Feed industry and ingredient supplier protocols

By Jane Byrne

Feed industry representatives, feed manufacturers and ingredient suppliers have been reacting to the outbreak of coronavirus, putting protocols in place to ensure continuity of production and feed supply, while protecting workers.

Left to Right: Thomas Sprangers, Roger Davin, Ana Cruz, from Norwegian feed manufacturer, Felleskjøpet Fôrutvikling (FKF), and FEN senior editor, Jane Byrne, speaking at the Protein Promise for PIglets panel session at YAN20.

EU policymakers make progress on PAPs legislative roadmap

By Jane Byrne

The EU Commission now envisions authorizing poultry and pig processed animal proteins (PAPs) for use in pig and poultry diets, respectively, along with approval for use of insect PAPs in monogastric diets all in the same regulatory package.

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Canadian canola producers seek to reopen Chinese market

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The Canola Council of Canada is asking the Canadian government to increase efforts to resolve ongoing trade tension with China and support efforts to diversify markets following an estimated $1bn loss in exports.

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Leong Hup International acquires feed mill in Vietnam

By Jane Byrne

Malaysia’s largest fully integrated poultry producer, Leong Hup International (LHI), is acquiring a feed mill in Vietnam for around US$15.8m, a move that will see it diversify into aqua feed.

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Evonik cites Covid-19 for feed additive shortage

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Evonik Nutrition and Care GmbH is declaring a force majeure for the supply of an amino acid product generated at production facilities that have closed in response to the ongoing disease outbreak.

Dutch insect producer Protix attracts further investment

Dutch insect producer Protix attracts further investment

By Jane Byrne

Rabo Corporate Investments (RCI), Rabobank's investment franchise, has invested in Protix, a company that breeds larvae from the Black Soldier Fly (BSF) and processes them into ingredients like proteins and lipids for use in feed.

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Citrus pulp boosts piglet fecal consistency, gut health

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Adding citrus pulp to weaned piglet diets improves fecal consistency and, when added to a low-protein feed reduces the growth of coliform bacteria in the hindgut post weaning, say researchers.

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US pork producers welcome ASF response plan

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Department of Agriculture is outlining plans to address African Swine Fever if the disease enters the US, including establishing which agency has control in the situation, when swine may be moved and how producers would be reimbursed for virus...

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

The second of a two-part dive into US trade deals

US trade deals spell change for the feed industry

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Improving facility, product registration and renewal processes and ending ingredient bans were top priorities for the AFIA during trade deal negotiations with China, says expert.

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Tyson joint venture seeks to produce oils, fats

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A new joint venture between Tyson Fresh Meats and Jacob Stern and Sons seeks to produce oils and fats from pork and beef products for global markets including animal feed.

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