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USMCA trade deal boost for US bovine meat and bone meal exports

By Jane Byrne

The US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA), which went into full force yesterday [July 1], has been instrumental in getting Mexican market access for US bovine meat and bone meal (MBM), says the North American Renderers Association (NARA).

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LDC sets responsible soy sourcing targets for 2020 and beyond

By Jane Byrne

Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), in its latest sustainability report, stressed the strides it has made towards more sustainable soy production practices in Brazil - individually, by incentivizing soy farmers to conserve native vegetation through preferential...

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FDA move will boost feed trade: AFIA

By Jane Byrne

The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) says the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) as achieved a long-awaited major milestone that will boost the trade of US feed products abroad.

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BioMar sustainability journey: Striving for aquaculture without guilt

By Jane Byrne

This week saw Danish fish feed group, BioMar, release its sustainability report for 2019, highlighting its high use of trimmings and novel ingredients has enabled it to achieve a five-year average of 1:1 or below Forage Fish Dependency Ratio for its raw...

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Leading licorice supplier targets feed industry

By Jane Byrne

Ingredients producer, BGG, says its manufacturing site in Xinjiang, China has become the first licorice production facility in the world to obtain GMP+ FSA certification based on GMP+ C6 of the GMP+ international standard, allowing it to boost its feed...

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Bord Bia launches Grass Fed Standard

By Jim Cornall

Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, has launched a Grass Fed Standard, which it says is the world’s first on a national scale, that allows it to track and verify the percentage of grass consumed in the diet of Irish dairy herds.

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US group to seek approval of hemp seed meal for chickens

By Jane Byrne

A US industry and policy stakeholder group is planning to submit an application in August this year to get approval for the use of hemp seed, meal and cake as protein supplements for use in the diets of layers and broiler chickens.

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Hormel Foods cuts ractopamine use in swine supply

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

As part of a company focus on meeting product demand in international markets, Hormel Foods is set to stop sourcing pigs raised using, or having been exposed, to the feed additive ractopamine.

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special edition: reports from IPPE

AFIA outlines feed industry priorities at IPPE

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The American Feed Industry Association is promoting steps to improve feed industry biosecurity and supporting US-based and international work to improve feed ingredient registration, says VP.

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