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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 Strategy magazine. Topics include FSMA regulations, livestock feed additives, mycotoxins and feed mill accountability. Register for free to access premium content.

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ASF spurs additional research into optimal feed holding times

Study suggests shorter holding times than previous estimates, but questions about practicality remain
New research suggests producers would benefit from erring on the side of caution when it comes to feed that may be contaminated with viral diseases, but questions about the practicality of extended feed holding times remain.
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Bill Barr receives AFIA's Distinguished Service Award

The American Feed Industry Association honored Bill Barr, the president of Bill Barr & Company, with its 2019 Distinguished Service Award for his life-long contributions to the feed industry. Sarah Novak, AFIA’s vice president of membership and public relations, presented the award to Barr at AFIA’s Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference today in Orlando, Fla.
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AFIA names T.J. Biggs as Member of the Year

The American Feed Industry Association named T.J. Biggs, the director of technical services and quality assurance at Global Animal Products, as its Member of the Year during the Purchasing and Ingredient Suppliers Conference, happening this week in Orlando, Fla.
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Cargill recalls Southern States feed due to mycotoxins

Elevated aflatoxin levels in select feeds pose dangers to livestock, poultry and horses
Cargill’s animal nutrition business is conducting a voluntary recall of select Southern States feed due to aflatoxin levels that exceed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s action levels.
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Swine outlook

African swine fever: What feed manufacturers need to know

Research has identified animal feed as a potential vector for the deadly pig disease. What can the global feed industry do to deter its spread and ensure feed safety?
An overview of the impact African swine fever will have on global animal protein, pork and feed production in 2019 and how feed manufacturers can mitigate the risks of its spread with biosecurity best practices.
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Alltech gift expands capabilities of new Illinois Feed Technology Center

The highly anticipated University of Illinois Feed Technology Center is set to greatly improve the university’s capabilities in animal nutrition. Now, with the gift of a Wenger extruder and auxiliary processing equipment from global animal health and nutrition company Alltech, those capabilities will be expanded even further.
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