A UK government report noted 756 isolations of Salmonella from animal feed in 2020 - from both compound feed and feed ingredients – that number represented a hike of 6% compared to 2019 and it was over 20% on 2018.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), earlier this month, announced that it reached a US$40,294 settlement with agribusiness giant, Cargill Inc, regarding its Vermont facility that produces animal feed.
Feed industry operators who haven’t adapted their security to the risks introduced by digitalization and supply chain globalization could be in the crosswire of ransomware attackers, warns Stroz Friedberg executive.
A phage cocktail reduced Salmonella count to below detection limits in broilers, according to the findings of a recent study by experts based at AB Agri, along with the Universities of Leicester and Nottingham.
This week sees two legislative developments linked to EU insect production: the adoption of harmonized standards for insect frass and the addition of silkworm to the list of authorized insect species for use as protein in aquaculture feed.
UKRI has pledged over £2.2m (US$3.1m) to seven agri-tech firms to develop new agricultural techniques that will help countries meet their net zero emission targets. The funding is being awarded through UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) UK-Canada: enhancing...