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20 October 2021
NUQO partners with Austrian university to develop algae-based livestock feed
Feed additive company NUQO has partnered with the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria to research the potential of metabolites from plants and seaweeds for the animal health and feed industry. ...
10 October 2021
US Ag Innovation Challenge announces 10 semi-finalists
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and Farm Credit have revealed the 10 semi-finalist teams that are advancing in the 2022 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge....
06 October 2021
New Zealand’s a2 Milk faces lawsuit over misleading forecasts
a2 Milk Co Ltd said on Wednesday 6 October that Australian law firm Slater and Gordon has filed a class action lawsuit against the dairy firm on behalf of investors that alleges that a2 issued misleading production forecasts....
05 October 2021
McDonalds sets net zero carbon emissions goal for 2050
McDonald’s Corp set a new target to cut global greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, from the beef in its burgers to the light bulbs in its restaurants....
28 September 2021
Canadian food companies get their first Animal Welfare Scorecard
Food companies across Canada have been ranked in the first Canada Animal Welfare Scorecard, in a new Mercy for Animals report. ...
27 September 2021
Brazil’s antitrust regulator gives Marfrig acquisition of BRF the green light
Cade, Brazil’s antitrust regulator has approved with no restrictions Marfrig’s acquisition of a 33.6% stake of BRF....
09 September 2021
DSM receives first full market authorizations for methane-reducing feed additive Bovaer® for beef, dairy in Brazil, Chile
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has received full regulatory approval from the Brazilian and Chilean authorities to commercialize Bovaer®, its novel methane-reducing feed additive for ruminants....
08 September 2021
New Zealand's Synlait Milk in talks to cut headcount by 15%
New Zealand's Synlait Milk is discussing with staff and union representatives a proposal to cut its headcount by 15%, or around 150 jobs....
30 August 2021
Trouw Nutrition and Wageningen University strengthen collaboration on sustainable livestock production
Trouw Nutrition and Wageningen University are strengthening their collaborative efforts to accelerate research and innovation into sustainable livestock production. ...
26 August 2021
New Zealand's a2 Milk to double down on China after profit plunges 80%
New Zealand's a2 Milk is warning of continuing uncertainty in supply chains and growth in its top market China, and said it plans to double down on the world's most populous country after it reported a near 80% plunge in profit....
13 August 2021
Bacteriophage start-up secures €21 million
Proteon Pharmaceuticals, a company that specializes in developing bacteriophage therapies for the livestock sector, has secured a €21 million investment to accelerate the commercialization of its products....
11 August 2021
Tyson Foods says 5,400 employees take COVID-19 shots after vaccine mandate
About 5,400 Tyson Foods Inc employees have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or received their first shots since the meat processor last week ordered its entire US workforce to be vaccinated by November....
JBS joins COP26 Race to Zero Brazil summits
JBS CEO calls for COP26 to recognize that Brazilian agriculture is a key part of the climate solution....
10 August 2021
Tyson Foods raises prices, scrambles to keep up with inflation
Tyson Foods Inc cannot increase prices for chicken and prepared foods fast enough to keep pace with rising costs for raw materials like grain, Chief Executive Donnie King said on 9 August, after the company reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings....
05 August 2021
Germany's largest meat processor Toennies says not for sale
Germany's largest meat processor Toennies is not for sale and its ownership structure will remain unchanged, its family owners said on Wednesday....
27 July 2021
ADM Accelerates Growth of Global Alternative Protein Platform with Acquisition of Sojaprotein
Global nutrition leader ADM announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Sojaprotein, a leading European provider of non-GMO soy ingredients....
26 July 2021
Apply now the the US Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge
Ag-tech entrepreneurs across the US are being encouraged to apply by 20 August for the Farm Bureau's Ag Innovation Challenge....
22 July 2021
Tyson Foods integrates the five domains of animal welfare across its global operations
Originally announced in the company’s FY19 Sustainability Report, the transition enables a more robust approach to welfare assessment....
28 June 2021
McDonald's UK and Ireland win sustainability award from Compassion in World Farming
McDonald’s UK & Ireland and FAI win Compassion in World Farming’s Sustainable Food and Farming Award....
21 June 2021
Be vigilant for coccidiosis in calves around weaning
As the warmer summer weather dries out ground soaked by the heavy UK rainfall during May, cattle producers are being urged to be vigilant for any coccidiosis outbreaks in calves around weaning....
17 June 2021
A genome-rumen interaction could be the key to reducing methane emissions in cattle
A study by Synomics, the biological insights business, has identified interactions between an animal’s genome and its rumen microbes that could finally reduce the amount of methane that cattle and other ruminant livestock emit into the atmosphere....
10 June 2021
JBS says it paid equivalent of $11 million in ransomware attack
Meatpacking giant JBS USA says it paid a ransom equivalent to $11 million following a cyberattack that disrupted its North American and Australian operations, the company's CEO said in a statement on 9 June....
Tyson Foods pledges to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
In conjunction with the release of the 2020 Sustainability Progress Report, the Tyson Foods raises the bar for action by pledging to achieve net zero green house gas emissions across its global operations and supply chain by 2050....
09 June 2021
ADM throws its weight behind the Genesis Consortium to support sustainability start-ups
ADM joins the Genesis Consortium to promote next-generation start-ups that drive advancements in sustainability, nutrition, health and wellness....
07 June 2021
JBS Fund for the Amazon approves 6 new projects
The Fund for the Amazon has invested 50 million reais in six new projects that will provide incentives for production chains like cocoa, açaí, and pirarucu, as well as platforms for access to credit and business consulting that could raise family incomes...
06 June 2021
UK agriculture is relearning what it forgot
The agricultural sector is returning to knowledge from more than a century ago, but with updated science and technology, says a co-author of The Agricultural Notebook....
04 June 2021
JBS says that all facilities are back online after weekend cyberattack
All of meatpacker JBS SA's global facilities are fully operational after a weekend cyberattack disrupted much of its North American and Australian operations....
Mealworm protein proves as beneficial as milk protein in new research
Insect proteins offer the best of both worlds: extremely sustainable and great quality protein, according to a Maastricht University study. ...
 
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