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  • Healthy animals key to preventing food loss

    Brussels (Belgium) – Estimates from global bodies show that 20% of livestock production is lost due to animal disease. Ahead of World Food Day on October 16th, IFAH-Europe took the opportunity to highlight the important role animal medicines play in the sustainable production of safe… Lees verder →

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    US supply dampens global outlook pork

    Utrecht (The Netherlands) ‒ Abundant supply and looming slaughter capacity constraints in the US are pressuring global pork prices, a situation exacerbated by slowing Chinese imports, according to the Rabobank Global Pork Quarterly Q4 2016 report. This will result in a further decline of the… Lees verder →

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    Explosion BASF Ludwigshafen: two people died

    Ludwigshafen (Germany) ‒ According to the latest information, two people have died as a result of today’s fire in the North Harbor at BASF in Ludwigshafen. Six people suffered serious injuries, several others received light injuries. The injured were treated directly at the site or… Lees verder →

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    Responsible use of antibiotics

    Brussels (Belgium) – IFAH-Europe welcomes the European Medicines Agency’s 6th ESVAC Report (European Surveillance of Veterinary Antimicrobial Consumption), as an important demonstration of transparency of antibiotic use in animals in line with the European Commission’s “Action Plan against the Rising Threats from Antimicrobial Resistance”. On… Lees verder →

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    Andritz to supply feed plant to Turkey

    Graz (Austria) ‒ Andritz Feed & Biofuel Technologies has received an order from Camli Yem Besicilik Sanayii ve Ticaret A.S, Turkey to supply equipment for a new cattle and poultry feed plant in Turgutlu/Manisa, Turkey. Key equipment Andritz will deliver modernized key processing equipment, including… Lees verder →

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    Control of Salmonella in broilers

    Tilburg (The Netherlands) ‒ Salmonella prevalence can be a problem at any phase of the production chain. For poultry producers this is a great challenge, as the bacteria may enter the bird via several routes. Low quality of the water and feed systems, insufficient biosecurity… Lees verder →

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    Feed industry responds to EU mineral limits

    Madrid (Spain) ‒ The industry must adopt a science-based approach to re-evaluating nutrition strategies, particularly in light of proposed European Union limits on Zinc and Copper in animal feed, according to animal nutrition technology company, AB Vista. The call comes after the European Food Safety… Lees verder →

  • IFIF and FAO strengthen collaboration

    Rome, Italy  – IFIF and the FAO held their 15th annual meeting at FAO Headquarters to further strengthen their collaboration on critical issues to ensure safe, nutritious and sustainable feed and food. Safe feed and food The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) and the Food… Lees verder →

  • BASF and Pancosma enforce rights for metal-glycinates

    Ludwigshafen (Germany) and Le Grand-Saconnex (Switzerland) – BASF and Pancosma have taken action to enforce their intellectual property (IP) rights and protect their innovative metal-glycinates by filing lawsuits against potential patent infringers at the district court of Düsseldorf, Germany. Trace elements Metal-glycinates are organically bound… Lees verder →

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    Biomin introduces 7th center for animal nutrition

    Getzersdorf (Austria) ‒ Biomin introduced its seventh Center of Applied Animal Nutrition (CAN). This center is located in Tulln, Austria. In vivo research will focus on piglet and broiler nutrition. The experimental trial facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for digestibility tests, kinetics studies biomarker… Lees verder →