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New EU standard iodine method for feed

By Jane Byrne

A new method, developed by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), to ensure that iodine content in feed stays below EU maximum level limits has been approved as the European standard.

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‘Key challenge for the UK pork sector is litter size’

By Jane Byrne

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,...

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Vote imminent on formaldehyde as feed additive

By Jane Byrne

A vote is due next week on the tabled EU Commission proposal to deny authorization of formaldehyde as a feed additive for use as a preservative and hygiene condition enhancer.