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PERSPECTIVES: Phytase Plays a Key Part in ‘Nutribiosis’ Approach – DuPont

By |2019-08-06T07:46:42+00:00August 6th, 2019|

Source: DuPont Animal Nutrition via Feedinfo News Service 6 August 2019 - Shortly after the 2019 Poultry Science Association (PSA) Annual Meeting, held in July in Montreal, Quebec, Dr. Janet Remus, Technical Services Director North America, DuPont Animal Nutrition discussed the company’s ‘nutribiosis’ concept with Feedinfo News Service. In today’s PERSPECTIVES, we resume the discussion [...]

Evonik and Perstorp Enter Gut Health R&D Partnership

By |2019-07-19T09:29:27+00:00July 19th, 2019|

17 July 2019 - Evonik and Perstorp have announced the signature of a research agreement to develop new animal nutrition products and are also investigating future options for commercial partnerships. The research partnership will combine Evonik’s focus on gut health and probiotics portfolio with Perstorp’s ester technology platform. The products to be jointly developed will [...]

Feedinfo 20th Anniversary INTERVIEW: What Roles Will Probiotics Play in 20 Years’ Time?

By |2019-07-12T09:25:38+00:00July 12th, 2019|

8 July 2019 - Over recent years, there's been a surge of interest in eating less meat, particularly in Europe and the US. The reasons vary but generally include animal welfare, healthy eating and environmental concerns. Many food companies are responding by launching new plant-based product lines. Despite this trend, animal protein consumption is predicted [...]

Phibro Animal Health Says Makes ‘Significant Advance’ in Development of African Swine Fever Vaccine

By |2019-07-11T09:11:14+00:00July 11th, 2019|

9 July 2019 - Phibro Animal Health has said it is pursuing patent protection following what the company describes as a "significant advance in the ongoing development of a vaccine for African swine fever (ASF)." Phibro Animal Health said it has made progress in identifying immunogenic epitopes and proteins that show strong potential to form [...]

BASF: Lutavit A 1000 and Lutavit A/D3 1000/200 NXT Production Stopped Until November; Cause of Incident Determined

By |2019-07-11T09:08:17+00:00July 11th, 2019|

5 July 2019 - The technical issue in Ludwigshafen which caused BASF to halt production of Lutavit A 1000 NXT and Lutavit A/D3 1000/200 NXT in mid-June is understood to be a significant temperature increase which led to thermal damage in a dryer, Feedinfo News Service has learned today. At this juncture, it is unlikely [...]

INSIGHT: Navigating the Latest Developments in the US/China Trade War

By |2019-07-11T09:06:39+00:00July 11th, 2019|

29 May 2019- US producers of feed ingredients are gearing up for the imposition of new tariffs on exports to China, set to be levied on June 1st after President Donald Trump chose to reignite the trade war earlier this month. Background: Tariffs on Chinese exports to the US The administration first applied tariffs worth [...]

Feed Additives Asia 2019: Asian Expertise Will Be Uniquely Valuable in Meeting Future Challenges from Aqua Nutrition to Climate Change

By |2019-06-28T07:36:51+00:00June 28th, 2019|

26 June 2019 - Several of the challenges animal nutrition and production are facing today offer opportunities for Asian companies and researchers to take a leading role in discovering solutions, according to Feedinfo editor Shannon Behary, speaking to an audience of feed manufacturers, additives producers, regulators and researchers at the Feed Additives Asia conference in [...]