Safety

Keeping ASF out of North America

Keeping ASF out of North America

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Maintaining biosecurity at the farm-level, educating feed producers about disease risks, continuing to research disease spread and mitigation agents and working together with the government are the steps needed to prevent African Swine Fever (ASF) from...

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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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Slow harvest leads to drying challenges, fire prevention focus

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

A wet and delayed feed crop harvest season in the US is being punctuated with reports of fires in grain dryers; however, there are ways to help prevent incidents and reduce the cost of drying, says industry expert.

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Protein promise for piglets

By Jane Byrne

The results of a new study suggest that partially replacing conventional protein sources with inactivated Cyberlindnera jadinii yeast, derived from sugars from Norwegian spruce trees, in diets for young pigs is possible without compromising energy and...

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US renderer, feed ingredient producer faces FDA warning

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

The US Food and Drug Administration calls on Valley Proteins to improve some company practices and undertake corrective actions regarding identifying and controlling some potential hazards for animal feed ingredients.

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Report: Low presence of Salmonella in EU compound feed

By Jane Byrne

There was a low Salmonella prevalence in compound feed for all production animals in 2018, according to the findings of a report on trends and sources of zoonoses from the EU Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the EU Centre for Disease Prevention and Control...

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ASF: Producer organization stresses safety of European PAPs

By Jane Byrne

The European Fat Processors and Renderers Association (EFPRA) is looking to reassure users and importers of European processed animal proteins (PAPs) and animal fats that those materials pose no risk in terms of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFv) transmission....