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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Mycotoxins a Hot Topic at the Upcoming World Nutrition Forum 2014
GERMANY - An expert panel session at the World Nutrition Forum will set the tone for emerging issues and critical research in the development of novel strategies...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Biomin's FUMzyme® Receives EU Positive Vote for Authorisation
EU - FUMzyme® from the well-established Mycofix® product line of BIOMIN, is slated to become the first-ever purified enzyme authorized by the EU as substances...
Monday, September 15, 2014
Algasol Renewables, OriginOil Collaborate on Algae Fish Feed Production
BANGLADESH - OriginOil is to provide algae harvesting technology for the low-cost algae growth system from Algasol Renewables. The integrated system will launch...
Friday, September 12, 2014
Heterotrophic Algae May Fully Replace Fish Oil in Salmon Feed
NORWAY - Fish oil is an ideal source of omega-3 in salmon feed, but the capacity to produce farmed salmon using fish oil as the main source of omega-3 in feed is...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
US Catfish Market Update: Catfish Production Down 18 per cent
US - The USDA catfish production report has now been reinstituted. In 2012 the three major states, Mississippi, Arkansas and Alabama had 78,300 acres in production...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
How Feed Additives Can Affect Fish Health and Welfare
SPAIN - Dr Enric Gisbert from IRTA discusses the use of feed additives for fish health and welfare....
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Norwegian Krill Fishery Enters Sustainable Assessment
NORWAY - A Norwegian Antarctic krill (Superba Euphasia) fishery has entered the assessment for the Marine Stewardship Council’s credible standard for sustainable...
Monday, September 01, 2014
New Proposed Maximum Levels of Fumonisins in Maize
US - The current report of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (FAO) on contaminants in foods includes a new proposal for maximum levels for fumonisins in maize and...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Aquaculture Stewardship Council to Further Discuss Feed Standard
GLOBAL - The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s (ASC) Responsible Feed Project’s participants will come together next week for the first technical working group...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Marine Harvest Reports Record High Profit and Volume for Q2 2014
NORWAY - Marine Harvest achieved an operational EBIT of NOK 1,220 million in the second quarter of 2014, compared to NOK 901 million in the corresponding quarter...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Public Comment Period Open for New Draft ASEAN Shrimp Farming Standard
INDONESIA - The first draft Shrimp Standard for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region is now available for public comment from farmers, experts...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Animal Feed Additives Market to Reach $20 billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global animal feed additive market, valued at $14.9 billion in 2013, is estimated to reach $20 billion by 2020....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
AFIA Submits Comments to FAO on Sustainability Guidelines
US - The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) has recently submitted comments to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations on the Livestock...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
World Nutrition Forum: Exploring Sustain:Ability and Limits to Growth
GERMANY - Author and sought-after expert in climate issues, energy and scenario modeling, Professor Jorgen Randers will set the tone for discussions on the planet’s...
Thursday, August 07, 2014
IRTA Researcher Discusses Fish Feeding Options
SPAIN - Researchers at IRTA explain the variety of fish feed systems that exist in aquaculture as part of a new video series....
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
BioMar, Sagun Sign Final Agreement for Turkey Fish Feed Plant
TURKEY - At a small ceremony in Aarhus, Denmark, the final agreement for the establishment of a Joint-Venture feed company and a feed plant in Turkey was signed...
Friday, August 01, 2014
India and Uganda Co-operate on the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector
INDIA - The Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) has organised a high level meeting with Ms Ruth Nankabirwa, Ugandan Minster of State for Fisheries for...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Nutreco Reports Over 20 per cent Increase for its Fish Feed Sector
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco has reported a revenue of €2,460.0 million in the first half of this year, a 2.6 per cent increase from H1 2013. The company's fish feed...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Animal Feed Additives Market Expected to Reach $20 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - According to a new research report by Allied Market Research, the global animal feed additives market was valued at $14.9 billion in 2013 and is estimated...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Weekly Overview: Barley and Sweet Potato Prove Effective as Fish Feed Ingredients
ANALYSIS - The Philippines Tarlac College of Agriculture (TCA) is studying the sweet potato as a nutritious and low cost feed source for the aquaculture industry,...
Barley Studied as a High-protein Fish Food
US - A process that improves the nutritional value of barley for use in fish feed has been developed by scientists at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and...
Record Earnings for Marine Harvest in Q2 2014
NORWAY - Marine Harvest has reported record earnings and a total harvest volume of 114,000 tonnes in the second quarter of 2014....
Friday, July 11, 2014
Synthetic Astaxanthin Approved for Salmonids and Ornamental Fish
EU - The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) has found that synthetic astaxanthin is safe for salmonids and ornamental fish...
IFFO Makes its Presence Felt in Asia for the First Time
ASIA - The growing demand for responsibly produced fishmeal and fish oil, for use in both animal feed and human food, is increasing the number of factories certified...
India’s Oilmeal Exports Down 31 per cent
INDIA - India’s oilmeal exports have posted negative growth of 31 per cent at 592,850 tonnes for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014 (April to June)....
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Can Sweet Potato Feed the Aquaculture Industry?
PHILIPPINES - The Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR) is eyeing the sweet potato or kamote as an important feed source for the...
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Norway Moving Closer to Intensive Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Farming
NORWAY - The start-feed for “baby” tuna now being produced in Trondheim has given a Norwegian aquaculture company complete faith in the possibility of mass-producing...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Bell Aquaculture Launches Aquafeed Mill in Indiana
US – Bell Aquaculture has officially opened the Bell Farms Aqua Feed mill located in central Indiana USA....
Chicken Farmers Benefit from Oyster Farming Waste
CHINA - An agricultural company in Pingtan has been instrumental in the disposal of wasted oyster shells by turning them into a feed ingredient for chickens....
Thursday, July 03, 2014
Study Finds Fish Bones Weakened By Too Much Omega-6
NORWAY - A study at the National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research (NIFES) has revealed that a high concentration of omega-6 in fish feed may lead to weaker...
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