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How to Fight Mould and Mycotoxins

Mycotoxins not only occur in every grain-growing region of the world, but can also inhabit virtually every feed ingredient from whole grains to milling byproducts, oil meals, and ethanol co-products. Mycotoxins are toxic compounds that are naturally produced by certain types of mould. A global survey program conducted between 2004 …

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Advanced grain cleaning for mycotoxins control

Mycotoxin contamination is a global threat. To solve the problem, we need to apply a full value chain approach, from the field across the whole process line to the finished product. Grain cleaning is part of this. Dr. Katarina Slettengren Scientific Head Analytics Laboratory  Bühler AG Mycotoxins have a major …

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Feed Additives, Premixes and Vitamins

The feed additives market has always been changing aligned with feed industry requirements. Sometimes, the availability changes the dynamics, while sometime limited resources and economic scenario force the trend change. However, the factors are changing now, and it is consumer awareness or lack of awareness along with government regulations is …

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Consumers and Governments Shaping Feed Additives Industry

Ankur Kalra Manager – Chemicals & Materials Infoholic Research In old medieval ages, the livestock were fed from farms and waste from household. The idea of industrial production of animal feed which began in late 1800s and evolved since then, gave birth to the feed additive industry in parallel. The …

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The food sector is looking for possible solutions for the protein deficit. Various organizations especially Promoting Insects for Human Consumption & Animal Feed (IPIFF) are conducting activities paving the way for the use of insects in the animal and human diet. Global population is expected to reach 9 billion by …

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Insects: A pillar of tomorrow’s food industry

Research revealed that customers are strongly in favor for the introduction of insects in fish feed which they view as “natural” and “sustainable” as many species like salmon feed on insects in the wild. They believe, however, in the importance of being made aware through clear communication. Maye Walraven Head …

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Alternative proteins: Insects as a Nutritious and Sustainable Feed

Insects are able to recover nutrients from organic residues and bring them back into the food value chain, thereby contributing to a circular economy. Today, this sustainable solution is not only feasible – it can be realized on a large scale and in a very efficient way.    Mariana Nieto …

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European Protein Plan – Building in the Animal Nutrition Dimension In the development of a comprehensive European Protein Plan, the European feed industry is seen by DG AGRI as a crucial stakeholder as it represents the biggest user of protein in the EU. In the past year, FEFAC has highlighted …

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The difference between the protein consumption and production is defined as protein deficit. When the current situation in the European countries is considered, it is seen that protein deficit has become an inescapable issue. European Feed Manufacturers’ Federation (FEFAC) is frequently stressing the protein deficit in the EU feed sector …

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