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  • Kofi Annan keynote speaker at AgriVision 2017

    Amersfoort (The Netherlands) ‒ Kofi Annan will be the keynote speaker of this year’s AgriVision conference, which takes place in The Netherlands from 13 to 15 June 2017. This year’s conference will provide a platform to discuss developments in agricultural technology, the pressing global public… Lees verder →

  • Authorisation of feed flavouring additives

    Brussels (Belgium) ‒ A first set of authorisations of feed flavouring compounds was published end of January for more than 150 compounds pertaining to 15 dossiers of Chemically Defined Substances. These dossiers were submitted to the European Commission and EFSA by the Feed Flavourings Authorisation… Lees verder →

  • high-pro feed

    Nutreco purchases Hi-Pro Feeds

      Amersfoort (The Netherlands) – Nutreco and Hi-Pro Feeds reached an agreement whereby Nutreco will acquire Hi-Pro Feeds, an animal nutrition supplier with operations in Western Canada and Southwest USA. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval both in Canada and the USA and is… Lees verder →

  • soy production

    MoU to support sustainable soy production in Brazil

    Lisbon (Portugal ) ‒ Brazilian soy producers and processors and the European feed and vegetable oil industry agree on joint action plan towards responsible soy production and trade. The organisations  Aprosoja, Abiove, Fediol, Fefac and IDH signed a Memorandum of Understanding during a meeting in… Lees verder →

  • aquafeed

    Aquafeed innovations with algae

    Helmond, The Netherlands – Collaboration between Alltech and Coppens International research teams has resulted in a wide range of aquafeed projects. The projects include the introduction of several new algae products containing innovative Alltech technologies, such as the revolutionary sustainable fish oil replacer ForPlus, to… Lees verder →

  • Protix

    Bühler and Protix to boost industrial insect production

    Dongen (The Netherlands) – Bühler and Protix have founded the joint venture Bühler Insect Technology Solutions. This joint venture will develop scalable, industrial solutions for the rearing, and processing of insects to provide protein primarily for animal feed and food. China Bühler Insect Technology Solutions… Lees verder →

  • methionine

    Amasil formic acid approved for US poultry market

    USA ‒ BASF and Balchem Corporation received FDA approval to launch Amasil formic acid in poultry diets in the United States. Amasil was recently introduced in the US for swine, and has been successfully used in poultry diets around the world. It is considered the… Lees verder →

  • copper

    CoRouge approved in the EU

    Sillingy (France) ‒ The copper source CoRouge has been approved for use in animal nutrition in Europe. The official authorisation was published on December 15th, 2016. Procedure In 2014, Animine had submitted to the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) a registration dossier for the authorisation… Lees verder →

  • onderbouwing

    European summer silage 2016 contained Penicillium mycotoxins

    Dunboyne (Ireland) – Samples collected as part of the Alltech European Summer Harvest Analysis indicated a high risk for the presence of mycotoxins in total mixed rations (TMR) and grass silage. The Alltech Mycotoxin Management team categorised grass silage samples taken from across Ireland and… Lees verder →

  • mycotoxin

    Mycotoxin situation in UK wheat cause for concern

    Dendermonde (Belgium) ‒ The Nutriad 2016 mycotoxin survey concludes that this year’s harvest of wheat in the UK and Ireland is of medium quality in terms of mycotoxin contamination. The situation is much worse than in last two years, says Nutriad based on the research… Lees verder →