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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.

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.

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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Auchan backing sustainably fed trout, looks to other fish species

By Jane Byrne

Following the launch of insect-fed trout in 2018 in Auchan supermarkets in the north of France, the multinational retail group said it has continued to innovate along those lines. It has just launched a trout product containing microalgae, insect meal...

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