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Medicated feed regulation will boost EU fight against antimicrobial resistance

A new regulation replacing a 1990 directive on medicated feed is the EU's latest weapon in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.

Europe Policy & Regulation

Insect-fed trout hit French supermarkets

In a significant landmark for aquaculture, trout fed using a Skretting feed including insect meal has now been made available to French consumers. 

France Aquaculture

Review 2018: Smart M&A money is put on diagnostics and digital tech

In 2018, the stand-out M&A deals targeted diagnostics, digital technologies and nutrition. While Zoetis and Merck Animal Health made multi-billion-dollar deals, some of the sector's smaller purchases also hinted towards important trends. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey looks back at where the money was spent.

M&A Abaxis

AFIA leader Newman to retire after 15 years in role

Joel Newman is to retire after 15 years as American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) president and chief executive.

Feed & Additives People

ZIVO seals positive efficacy results for algae-based poultry nutritional

Michigan-based ZIVO Bioscience has secured successful trial results from its efforts to development nutritional products for poultry.

R&D Feed & Additives

Nucelis signs development deal in China

US microbial strain development specialist Nucelis has agreed a partnership with Chinese firm Nanjing Darwingenetech (Darwin) that could yield animal feed.

R&D Feed & Additives

Permira buys specialty chemicals firm from Evonik

Private equity company Permira has bought Jayhawk Fine Chemicals – a firm focused on many sectors, including animal health.

M&A Feed & Additives

Neovia acquires growing Colombian premix firm

Neovia has acquired Biomix – the third-largest company in the Colombian premix feed and services market.

Feed & Additives M&A

BENEO: Consumer trends drive pet food sector development globally

Trends in consumer behavior are heavily influencing new product development in the companion animal sector. With pet product innovation often following human trends, Myriam Snaet (head of market intelligence and consumer insights) and Ben Cottenie (country manager of animal nutrition) at German nutrition company BENEO explore the increasing focus on health and wellness, and how this trend is being addressed within functional pet food nutrition ingredients.

Companion Animals Feed & Additives

Agrivida seals distribution deal for phytase product in US

Agrivida has commercialized its Grainzyme phytase feed additive in the US through a partnership with Kerry Animal Health & Nutrition.

Deals Feed & Additives

Evonik intensifies focus on animal probiotics with Chinese partnership

Evonik Industries and Vland are partnering on the development of probiotics for animal nutrition.

China R&D

Algae and insect producers want to be included in the EU protein plan

The algae and insect sectors have urged the European Commission to broaden its protein strategy to include 'new' protein sources.

EU Policy & Regulation
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