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Animal Feed Safety

The latest articles, analysis and animal feed safety research to ensure a safe and secure food chain farm-to-fork from the editors of Feed International and Feed Management magazines. Topics include FSMA regulations, livestock feed additives, mycotoxins and feed mill accountability.

ARTICLES

How can hurricane-affected farmers salvage flooded crops?

FDA answers questions about how crops can be used after they have been affected by floodwaters.
As areas of the southern U.S. recover from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, crop farmers may have questions about what they can do with their crops that have been affected by floodwaters. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently posted questions and answers about crops harvested from flooded fields intended for animal food.
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Joe Saini inducted into Liquid Feed Hall of Fame

The American Feed Industry Association is pleased to announce Joe Saini as its 2017 Liquid Feed Hall of Fame inductee. The AFIA Liquid Feed Committee presented the award--the highest award offered within the liquid feed industry--to Saini on Sept. 13 during a luncheon at AFIA's Liquid Feed Symposium, being held in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Missouri reports mycotoxins in corn

Additional states fall behind average in development as conditions worsen
One additional U.S. state has reported mycotoxins in its corn crop, according to Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin Report from September 11.
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Study: Fishmeal spreading antibiotic-resistant bacteria

But Marine Ingredients Organisation takes issue with the study’s findings
Researchers at China’s Dalian University of Technology have found that fishmeal is a “major reservoir for antibiotic-resistant genes,” and that the use of fishmeal in animal feed is contributing to the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria around the world.
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Vietnam lifts suspension on DDGS imports from US

US Grains Council says it worked collaboratively with stakeholders to resolve the issue
Vietnam has lifted its suspension on imports of U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and eased its fumigation requirements for U.S. corn and wheat imports.
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AFIA updates FSMA guidance document

Latest Safe Feed/Safe Food guidance document helps feed manufacturers comply with FSMA
American Feed Industry Association’s third-party certification program, FSC36 Safe Feed/Safe Food, has released a new guidance document that helps pet and animal food manufacturers better understand what is required of them through the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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