News tagged with animal feeding

Germany halts pork, egg sales in dioxin scare

(AP) -- Germany froze sales of poultry, pork and eggs from more than 4,700 farms Friday to stem the spread of food contaminated with cancer-causing dioxin, as fears grew that farmers could have been using ...

dateJan 07, 2011 in Health
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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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EU to simplify GMO import approval: sources

The EU plans to simplify the import approval process for controversial genetically modified foods and animal feed, allowing member states to decide whether to admit them or not, sources said Wednesday.

dateApr 08, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Insects can support livestock production

The use of insects as an alternative source of protein in animal feed is becoming more globally appealing. However, EU law currently prohibits including protein derived from insects in animal feed - with ...

dateNov 11, 2013 in Ecology
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Researchers re-evaluate swine nutrition

For a new study in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers evaluated how different concentrations of lipids affect growth performance in weaned pigs. The researchers also studied how different sources of lipids affect ...

dateAug 05, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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