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EU feed industry outlook 2022

By Jane Byrne

Once again, FEFAC president, Asbjørn Børsting, looks back on EU feed industry developments this year and what lies ahead.

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Organic soybean meal from India faces anti-dumping claims in US

By Jane Byrne

The Organic Soybean Processors of America has filed a petition with the US Department of Commerce (DOC) and the US International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that organic soybean meal (OSM) from India is being sold in the US at less than fair value....

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Commission pressed on regulation of new plant breeding techniques

By Jane Byrne

A large coalition of NGOs, campaign groups, farmers and business organizations have written to vice president of the EU Commission, Frans Timmermans, calling on him to ensure all organisms derived from new genetic engineering techniques continue to be...

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Renewable ethanol sector waits to see how EU policy will play out

By Jane Byrne

European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) members produced 5.6bn liters of ethanol and 5.33m tons of co-products in 2019, including 3.83m tons of high-protein, GMO-free DDGS for use in feed, according to new audited data from the industry group.

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Nutreco partners with cell-based seafood startup

By Jane Byrne

Nutreco has announced a strategic partnership with US cell-based seafood startup, BlueNalu. This announcement comes only a week after the Dutch animal nutrition and fish feed group reported it was collaborating with cellular meat pioneer, Mosa Meat.

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Special Edition: Feed sustainability

Cereal Docks' soy crushing plant gets RTRS certification

By Jane Byrne

Cereal Docks, an Italian group, operating as a global agribusiness company in primary feed and food processing, said it has recently acquired chain of custody certification under the Round Table on Responsible Soy (RTRS) for its GMO soy crushing plant...

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BioMar probe shows its soy suppliers are legally compliant

By Jane Byrne

A BioMar investigation has found no intent or negligence on the part of its Brazilian suppliers of non-GMO, certified soy - Caramuru, Selecta and Imcopa - in terms of environmental or social legislation violations.

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Germany: Edeka Südwest to roll out GMO-free meat and sausages

By Jane Byrne

Pigs, under a premium pork brand from the German food retailer, Edeka Südwest, are now being fed with certified European soybeans, reported Donau Soja, an Austrian not-for-profit initiative promoting GM-free soy production in Europe.

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US poultry producer turns to non-GMO feed

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

To launch a GMO-free product line with US-grown grain, Springer Mountain Farms first had to work with feed crop producers to establish a feed ingredient supply chain.

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Poland poised to postpone ban on GM feed

By Jane Byrne

The Polish government look sets to postpone the impending ban on genetically modified (GM) livestock feed and GM derived feed ingredients through to December 31, 2020.

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Nestle lawsuit looks at GMO feed use, labeling

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A lawsuit filed in California is alleging that Nestle has been misleading customers regarding the presence of GMO ingredients in its products, in part through the use of animal feed.

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Dairy cow feed at heart of lawsuit against Kerrygold

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A California resident is suing Kerrygold and its parent corporation alleging misrepresentation of the feed used for the cows that provided milk to make the company’s dairy products.