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Biorigin receives the Gold Seal of the Brazilian GHG Protocol

Biorigin strengthens its commitment to sustainability by joining the Program and has already conquered the gold seal for its first GHG emissions inventory
Biorigin received the Gold Seal of the Brazilian GHG Protocol Program for having disclosed an inventory of Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions audited by third a party, in compliance with ISO 14064-3:2007 (SGS).
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Biomin strengthens commitment to Mexican market

Company will strengthen its commitment to the Mexican poultry and livestock sectors in the near future, including the strategic decision to open a local business unit.
Biomin products first became commercially available in Mexico in 1992 through local distributor INUSA Mexico, beginning with the mycotoxin-deactivating Mycofix. The product offering expanded over the years to include a full suite of Biomin gut performance management solutions: Digestarom, PoultryStar and Biotronic.
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Fipronil found in German liquor, bakery products

Tests conducted in Germany finds products containing eggs as an ingredient have traces of pesticide
Traces of Fipronil have been detected in a variety of products that contain eggs in Germany, including bakery products and a liquor known as Advocaat.
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Former Ag Secretary Mike Johanns joins Water for Food board

Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary and Nebraska Sen. Mike Johanns has joined the board of directors of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska, bringing his 30 years of experience and expertise in agriculture, banking, commerce, foreign trade, law and governance.
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Yum China announces CEO succession plan

Micky Pant will transition from CEO to vice chairman of the board and senior advisor to Yum China; Joey Wat will become Yum China's CEO
Yum China Holdings announced Oct. 5 that its Chief Executive Officer, Micky Pant, will transition to the roles of Vice Chairman of the Board and Senior Advisor to the Company. Joey Wat, who currently serves as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, will succeed Mr. Pant as Chief Executive Officer of Yum China. 
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Perdue AgriBusiness achieves safety milestone

Perdue AgriBusiness’s 862 associates achieved a safety milestone by working more than two million hours without experiencing an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable lost-time case. Counting toward the milestone began in September 2016.
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Daniel Bercovici elected as IFIF chairman

President of Ajinomoto Eurolysine S.A.S. will serve a two-year term
The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) has elected Daniel Bercovici, president of Ajinomoto Eurolysine S.A.S., as its new chairman for 2018-19 at the IFIF 30th General Assembly held on October 6, 2017.
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