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Ann Reus

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Tangrenshen: Tests rule out ASF in its animal feed

Chinese company had previously said it found the deadly virus in products made by one of its business units
Chinese animal feed producer Tangrenshen Group said tests have ruled out the presence of African swine fever (ASF) in its products, a day after the company said pig feed manufactured by one of its business units was contaminated the deadly virus.
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ADM looks to buy Argentina soy crusher Molinos Agro

Deal would give US company its first soy crushing capacity in Argentina
Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) has approached Argentina-based soy crusher Molinos Agro about buying its livestock feed and soy oil manufacturing plant, according to a Reuters report.
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Pig feed producer reports ASF contamination in feed

First report of feed supplies contaminated with deadly African swine fever
Chinese animal feed producer Tangrenshen Group has reported that pig feed produced by one of its business units has been contaminated with African swine fever (ASF), according to Reuters.
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Kemin says its product not affected by RASFF notification

Belgian authorities confirm NutriCAB not within scope of Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed notification
Kemin says its coated calcium chloride product, NutriCAB, is not affected by a recent Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) notification from the Netherlands, which indicated that the maximum permissible level of dioxin in coated calcium chloride has been significantly exceeded for a product of Belgian origin.
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Report: USMCA will cause US ag exports to decline by $1.8B

Small gains made by trade agreement will be negated by retaliatory tariffs, study says
A new report says the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will expand U.S. agricultural exports by $450 million, but those gains will be negated by retaliatory tariffs by Canada and Mexico against the U.S.
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Top 10 North American animal feed companies

Find out more about North America’s top animal feed producers
Ten animal feed producers in North America were among the 100 companies worldwide that met or exceeded 1 million metric tons of compound feed production in 2017, according to’s Top Feed Companies database.
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