Governments in East Africa recently have made animal feed costs cheaper by removing a tax on the raw materials used in their production, although livestock farmers in the region are grappling with frequent droughts that impact the supply of commodities such as corn, sunflower and soybeans.
With global protein consumption at an all-time high and expected to continue its upward trek over the next several decades, the food industry is looking at creative, alternative sources to meet this demand, including pulses, algae and insects. That’s right, those annoying protein-rich pests that are unwelcome intruders in food processing facilities such as flour mills worldwide likely will be an important ingredient in the animal feed supply in the coming years.
Parent company of Oscar Mayer and Lunchables vows to make changes by 2024
70 percent of fast food company’s global chicken supply to be affected by new welfare commitment
EU commissioner for health and food safety, FAO director-general agree to deepen strategic alliance
At their 16th annual Meeting, IFIF and FAO further strengthened their long-standing collaboration to ensure safe, nutritious and sustainable feed and food.
Delegates at IFIF’s 30th Annual General Assembly elect new Chairman and Board of Directors for 2018-2019 term.
There are more than 2,500 strains, or serotypes, of naturally occurring Salmonella present in the environment and in animals.
The SASAS Western Cape branch is now initiating their first Student Industry Day on 31 August at the JS Marais building on the US Campus. AFMA welcomes this initiative to expand the already successful Student industry day (also hosted annually by the SASAS Northern branch) to the Western Cape and thereby increasing the number of students nationaly that can attend these days and that benefit from the interaction with industry.
The Animal Feed Manufacturers Association (AFMA) decided to institute the above-mentioned award to pay homage to the late Dr Barney van Niekerk and his contributions to the Feed Industry.