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INTERVIEW: Unprecedented Pace of Product Launches Underpinned by Bold R&D Strategy at Phileo – Lesaffre Animal Care

By |2018-11-28T10:46:48+00:00November 28th, 2018|

28 November 2018- Things are changing at Phileo. The Animal Care division of Lesaffre, which has supplied yeasts for 160 years, is now readying itself for an unprecedented pace of new product launches. Global strategy director Gildas Joalland says this will reach four or five new products annually over the next few years. “We are [...]

INTERVIEW: EU Authorization for Poultry Product Supports Novus’s Eubiotics Push

By |2018-11-05T11:12:08+00:00November 5th, 2018|

05 November 2018- Following a positive EFSA ruling on its safety and efficacy a year ago, Novus International's AVIMATRIX® feed additive was inscribed on the EU's list of zootechnical feed additives for broilers and chickens reared for laying earlier this year. Although the product had already received market authorization for 15 jurisdictions outside the EU, [...]

INSIGHT: Tightening Rules on Fat Ingredients Disrupts Microalgae Ingredient Sector in US

By |2018-11-02T15:28:05+00:00November 2nd, 2018|

02 November 2018- The US has many things going for it as a place to launch large-scale microalgae production for feed. There's a large supply of cheap corn-based sugars which can be used as a substrate for heterotrophic algae production. There's a strong innovative culture, supported by research and investment from the federal Department of [...]

INSIGHT: African Swine Fever – US Livestock Producers Questioning Safety of Chinese Feed Ingredient Imports

By |2018-10-30T15:39:52+00:00October 30th, 2018|

29 October 2018 - It might be generally assumed that animal viruses in feed ingredients cannot resist the long durations of transoceanic voyages. But research in the U.S. has shown the possibility that African Swine Fever (ASF) could survive transboundary shipment in feed and feed ingredients. And in light of recent events many in the [...]

INTERVIEW: Hofmann Nutrition Looks Towards the Future With New CEO

By |2018-10-30T10:50:36+00:00October 30th, 2018|

30 October 2018- The departure of a CEO and transition to new management is always a momentous time, but especially so for a family-led business shaped in no small part in the image of that leader. For Switzerland's Hofmann Nutrition, the firm behind the Hokovit brand of natural micronutrition products, this has been a time [...]

INTERVIEW: Better Understanding of Enzymatic Mode of Action Brings Opportunities For Greater Optimisation—AB Vista

By |2018-10-15T10:19:24+00:00October 15th, 2018|

15 October 2018- It is estimated that over 95% of commercial poultry diets and 90% of commercial pig diets contain an enzyme—and many contain more than one. But of course, not all of those customers have the same end goals. Some might be interested in maximising animal performance by any means possible, but for many [...]

INTERVIEW: Opportunities to Decrease Microbiological Safety Risks in Feed Production Abound- Kemin

By |2018-10-10T10:58:31+00:00October 10th, 2018|

10 October 2018- In mid-September of this year, experts in feed processing gathered in Belgium for the millSMART Conference on Feed Safety across the Feed Chain. Flying in from Africa, North and South America, Asia, and Europe were feed mill and operation managers, quality control personnel, nutritionists, and consultants. As explained by Dr. Luis Conchello, [...]

INTERVIEW: Could Antibiotic Resistance Be Reversed? Diamond V Investigates

By |2018-10-08T12:13:45+00:00October 8th, 2018|

03 October 2018- The worst-case scenarios of unchecked antibiotic resistance are the stuff of nightmares. People dying from gardening accidents. Surgeries that are routine today becoming unthinkably risky. Life expectancy plummeting. Moreover, today, there is no way to “cure” resistance. We are striving to slow its development by using antibiotics prudently -- the emerging field [...]

Feed Additives 2018: Nutritionists Demand Higher Quality Research Demonstrating Feed Additive Effectiveness

By |2018-09-28T09:11:53+00:00September 28th, 2018|

27 September 2018- Feed additive producers, take notice: nutritionists and feed formulators are paying attention when your studies are not of the very highest quality. This was the conclusion of a panel of actors from the compound feed industry who presented their needs and challenges to Feed Additives 2018 today. It is probably unsurprising to [...]

Feed Additives 2018: Human Nutrition Trends Also Spurring Animal Nutrition M&A Activity – Feedinfo

By |2018-09-26T17:04:27+00:00September 26th, 2018|

26 September 2018 - Further industry consolidation can be expected in the global feed, premix and additive sectors in 2018 and 2019. Providing an overview of animal nutrition mergers and acquisitions, Simon Duke, Editor-in-Chief of Feedinfo News Service, said M&A patterns will continue to reflect current industry trends. Generally-speaking, animal nutrition companies want to reduce [...]