News tagged with animal feeding

Groups sue US over antibiotics in farm feed

A coalition of consumer groups filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the US Food and Drug Administration over the use of human antibiotics in animal feed, saying it creates dangerous superbugs.

dateMay 25, 2011 in Environment
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Greeks mobilise to protect endangered seeds

The remote valley of Mesohori in northeastern Greece seems an unusual choice for a stand against genetically modified crop conglomerates who are knocking on Europe's door.

dateMay 15, 2011 in Other
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New strategy aims to reduce agricultural ammonia

As concerns about air pollution from large dairies and other concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) continue to mount, scientists are reporting a practice that could cut emissions of an exceptionally abundant agricultural ...

dateMay 11, 2011 in Environment
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Traces of cow’s methane emissions in the milk

Wageningen University researchers in the Netherlands are able to determine cows' methane emissions using the composition of fatty acids in their milk. This opens up the prospect of a method for reducing methane production ...

dateMay 27, 2011 in Environment
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Eating low-fat, thanks to lupin proteins

Food should be delicious, healthy and sustainably produced. Researchers are working on new methods to use as many parts of plants as possible for nutrition. In the future, vegetable ingredients could replace ...

dateJan 03, 2011 in Other
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Germany lifts dioxin-related bans on 3,050 farms

(AP) -- Livestock feed producers must face stricter controls and Germany and other EU nations must have better, more centralized dioxin monitoring, German officials proposed Monday after high dioxin levels ...

dateJan 10, 2011 in Health
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