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Livestock Feed Manufacturing

Report: China to end punitive tariffs on US pork, soy

National Pork Producers Council says if news is true, it would be huge breakthrough for U.S. pork industry
China’s Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council intends to remove punitive tariffs on U.S. pork and soybeans, as well as some other agricultural goods from the United States, according to Chinese media outlet Xinhua.
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Greek food-to-feed pilot hailed a success

Program processes 1.5 metric tons of food waste material daily for animal feed
A pilot program to turn food waste into animal feed on the Greek island of Crete is processing 1.5 metric tons of material daily from the hospitality sector as part of a national waste management plan.
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Special report

Top Feed Companies: 102 companies rise to the top in 2018

Report highlights global compound animal feed manufacturers producing volumes more than 1 million metric tons in 2018.
The latest edition of WATT Global Media’s World’s Top Feed Companies listing reports 102 companies with more than 1 million metric tons of compound feed production in 2018.
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Fire damages part of Jennie-O feed mill

Blaze contained to cooling tower, no injuries reported
Multiple fire departments responded to the scene of a fire at a Jennie-O feed mill in Wisconsin, but the blaze was contained and there were no injuries.
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Define feed’s role in sustainable animal production

Educate your customers on how feed contributes to each of the three pillars of sustainability
Feed industry should educate its customers - and consumers - about feed's contribution to the three pillars of sustainable animal production.
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African swine fever

EU aligns biosecurity measures to contain ASF

To manage biosecurity across borders requires every stakeholder and the entire supply chain to take responsibility for their role in risk mitigation.
Biosecurity is top of mind for European feed manufacturers and farmers as African Swine Fever (ASF) concerns continue to take their grip, but a coordinated response is well underway and innovation in preventative nutrition and vaccines in the pipeline.
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Regulations

5 regulatory considerations for EU feed manufacturers

To address public health and environmental concerns, agriculture is being asked to remove or reduce the use of established solutions.
New feed-related regulations put an emphasis on gut health to maintain animal performance and health, potentially without the use of trusted additive solutions.
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