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BioMar signals its intent in Ecuador

By Jane Byrne

BioMar is looking to accelerate the development of Alimentsa, less than a year after acquiring the majority stake in the Ecuadorian shrimp feed producer; it said it wants to fortify the company in what is a highly competitive market, despite the recent...

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US organic industry takes steps to crack down on fraud

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Preventing falsely labeled organic feed grain use is one element involved in a soon-to-start pilot aimed at addressing the risk of organic fraud in the global industry, said OTA executive director.

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USDA ditches organic checkoff program

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Citing a lack of industry census, the USDA has scrapped efforts to develop a national research and promotion [checkoff] program for US organic production.

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Reports from Feed Protein Vision 2018

Waitrose, McDonald's and WWF see partnerships as vital for sustainable feed

By Jane Byrne

The retailer, fast food company, and NGO took part in an interactive panel debate during a workshop style event, at our conference, Feed Protein Vision 2018, last month. They were asked to explain why sustainable animal feed protein is relevant for the...