As the EU Commission, EU agencies and member states provide clearer indications about the directions research and development (R&D) into antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will take, concerns are growing among feed groups that insufficient public research...
The low number of pigs weaned per sow per year in all UK systems is still a major cause of that market’s relatively high cost of production and a factor that needs to be addressed if UK pig production costs are to remain competitive with the rest of Europe,...
Simon John Tallis, a pig producer based in Halifax, pleaded guilty to two offences relating to breaches of legislation introduced to cut the risk of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) affecting UK livestock.
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) experts have concluded that contaminated feed was the most probably source of infection in the 60 BSE cases that have occurred in the EU after the 2001 feed ban was enforced.
European compound feed producers need to invest or collaborate with other parties to broaden their product portfolio and to ensure their sales teams are up to speed on nutritional advice as the total number of livestock farms in Europe decreases, says...
A new international initiative aims to develop and establish common guidance that covers the technical requirements for the assessment of new feed ingredients, including new uses of existing feed ingredients.
A US start-up is launching its debut feed additive product designed to reduce the effect of harmful bacteria in the EU ahead of the US, as the US lags behind Europe in understanding and controlling campylobacter, says COO.
The Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC), a trade group representing the feed, crop protection, and fertilizer industries in the UK, has produced a manifesto outlining what the UK agri-supply industry wants the next government to deliver.
An opinion from an advocate general (AG) about a European Court of Justice (ECJ) case found EU states should only adopt emergency measures regarding genetically modified feed and food if they can establish a clear and serious risk to health and the environment.
EU states yesterday (27 March) failed to deliver a qualified majority supporting the approval of two new GM crops for cultivation in Europe. A licence renewal of the only GM crop currently approved for cultivation in the EU was also not backed.
The EU farm lobby has stressed concerns over meat standards and safety must be given priority in discussions with the Latin American trade bloc in the wake of the corruption scandal engulfing Brazil’s meat industry.
The feed and formers foodstuffs sectors have welcomed the plenary vote by the EU Parliament backing a Commission proposal to leave raw materials placed on the market as feed outside the scope of the new waste regulation.