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  • EC proposes clearer and more risk-proportionate rules for animal by-products

    The European Commission has adopted a proposal that will facilitate the efficient management of animal by-products, while preserving at the same time the current high levels of protection against risks to public and animal health and the environment. Thousands of slaughterhouses, farms and dairy plants across the EU produce more than 15 million tonnes of animal by-products every year. The ...


    By European Commission

  • Aqua feed – Animeal Factory

    Animeal Factory is an aqua feed factory in the city of Deurne, the Netherlands. They produce Fish Feed as well as Pet food on multiple production lines. As Animeal Factory is highly committed to control odours emitted by their processes, Aerox was requested in 2016 to design and supply a tailor made Aerox Injector for a new built fish feed line. Aerox was selected based upon received references ...


    By Aerox B.V.

  • Lallemand Animal Nutrition Announces Enhancements to Advantage Line of Products for the United States

    Lallemand Animal Nutrition announces the Advantage Plus brand of microbial products for livestock — growing the trusted Advantage line of active dry yeast (ADY) probiotic products and including a unique yeast extract that provides consistently high levels of prebiotic properties. The select and unique proprietary yeast extract consistently supplies a high level of prebiotic components. The ...


    By Lallemand Inc.

  • Milk Production Process: Pledge to Cut Emissions from Dairy Farms

    Interest in the increasing carbon footprint of the dairy industry has grown considerably over the past few years and growing greenhouse gas emissions from the milk production process are a contributing factor. A number of greenhouse gases (GHG) are produced from fertiliser production through to consumption and disposal of packaging. Methane is produced as a direct emission from cows and carbon ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • Sigma animated product film receives bronze ITVA pyramid in the category Design in Motion

    The coveted ITVA pyramids, awarded for outstanding audiovisual communication solutions, have been presented for the 20th time. This year's bronze award for Design in Motion, presented at a gala event organised by ITVA, went to the animated film "The New Sigma Range". The official award ceremony took place at Wartburg Castle near Eisenach on 21 March 2014. At the gala event to mark ITVA's ...


    By ProMinent GmbH

  • Integrating animal and crop production can reduce nutrient leaching from agricultural fields

    Nutrient leaching, the movement of plant nutrients from soil to water, can have negative effects on aquatic ecosystems due to eutrophication, which reduces the oxygen available in water, causing species and habitat loss. Ecological Recycling Agriculture (ERA), which is based on ecological principles and integrates crop production and animal husbandry, may limit this effect. This study ...

  • Be Safe: Animal Control Tips for Livestock Producers

    Livestock producers need to take precautions and be prepared to implement safety procedures when having visitors or tours on their farm or when exhibiting animals, to prevent risk of injury to both humans and animals, says a beef cattle expert with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. That’s especially true when visitors to farms or ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Cattle contribute to greenhouse gas production in soil

    As harmless as cattle may seem, they are regarded as a threat to the climate. Through their digestion they produce the green house gas methane, which they expel continuously. Scientists from the Institute of Soil Ecology of the GSF – National Research Centre for Environment and Health in Neuherberg, Germany and Czech colleagues at the Budwies Academy of Sciences have shown that cattle can boost ...

  • USPOULTRY’s Live Production and Welfare Seminar Highlighted Animal Welfare Practices and New Equipment Technology

    “Whenever birds are handled for any reason, including vaccinations, treatments and movement to new facilities or to processing, handling should be accomplished in such a manner as to avoid injuries. Abuse of the animals is not tolerated under any circumstances,” stressed Dr. Sam Christenberry, poultry technical services manager, Phibro Animal Health, while addressing attendees at ...

  • The hidden environmental costs of meat production

    The meat industry involves global trading of feed, live animals and processed meat. A new study suggests that environmental costs are not necessarily expressed in the price paid by the consumers benefiting from cheap meat, but as environmental damage further back up the supply chain. Global meat consumption has increased by 75 per cent in 20 years, with consumers becoming increasingly removed ...

  • Lallemand Animal Nutrition launches a new solution: YANG

    We are pleased to introduce our new solution for livestock producers and pet food application: YANG, the yeast association new generation*. An innovation born of Lallemand research and the expertise of our various divisions — such as oenology, animal and human nutrition — YANG is a synergistic alliance of specific strains of inactivated ...


    By Lallemand Inc.

  • Farmers could cut emissions while boosting production

    Farmers could earn more and protect the environment by using technologies and practices that reduce the global warming gases that livestock emit, according to a report by the UN Food ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Tenth Annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit Returning to 2018 IPPE

    Reflecting the continuing importance of sustainability to the future of animal agriculture, the 10th Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit is returning to the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta. The summit, sponsored by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), will focus on current sustainability topics relevant to the animal agriculture industry. ...

  • Supporting climate-friendly food production

    This summer, record temperatures and limited rainfall parched vast areas of U.S. cropland, and with Earth’s surface air temperature projected to rise 0.69 degrees Celsius by 2030, global food production will be even more unpredictable, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org). Although agriculture is a major driver of ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • EPA Grant to Help Rural North Carolina Community Study Industrial Animal Production and Prepare for Climate Resiliency

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $30,000 Environmental Justice Small Grant to the Rural Empowerment Association for Community Help (REACH) in Warsaw, N.C. REACH was one of just 40 non-profit and tribal organizations selected to receive nearly $1.2 million in competitive grants to address environmental justice (EJ) issues nationwide. The grants enable these organizations to ...

  • Alberta Biorefining Process Granted U S and International Patents

    A new Canadian biorefining technology  for  processing organic waste has been granted  a patent by the United States Patent Office for a term effective until 2030. This new thermal hydrolysis and fractionation process, invented by Dr. Erick Schmidt, of Ponoka, Alberta, transforms food waste and animal by-products including meat and bones from carcasses into safe nutrient  ...


    By BioRefinex Canada Inc.

  • Swine exchange program in Italy: Global overview of digestive processes

    On November 11th and 12th, Lallemand Animal Nutrition, organized a couple of Swine Exchange meetings in partnership with 2 important key players of the Italian swine industry. The objective of the meetings was to explore and better understand the main functions of the gut, the key role of intestinal microbiota, and the influence of a probiotic solution, LEVUCELL® SB (Saccharomyces cerevisiae ...


    By Lallemand Inc.

  • Pig feed contamination suspected during recycling process

    Recycled food products are at the centre of investigations into the source of dioxin contamination which has affected Irish pork. Pork products have been pulled off supermarket shelves as the Food Standards Authority (FSA) warned against eating pork from the Irish Republic. However, the FSA stressed consumers are unlikely to be at any 'significant risk'. Concerns were raised when a sample of pig ...

  • Rising number of farm animals poses environmental and public health risks

    The global population of farm animals increased 23 percent between 1980 and 2010, from 3.5 billion to 4.3 billion, according to research by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online publication. These figures continue a trend of rising farm animal populations, with harmful effects on the environment, public health, and global development. Both production and consumption of animal ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • BioLargo’s odor-no-more lands national distributor – Lextron Animal Health

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO) today announced that Lextron Animal Health has begun distributing its award winning Odor-No-More(TM) Animal Bedding Additive. Lextron Animal Health is a division of Lextron, Inc., which was established in 1967 as Great Plains Chemical Company, a distributor of animal health products for the livestock industry. The name was later changed to Lextron and has grown to ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

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