June’s top 10 animal feed industry articles, blogs

June’s top 10 animal feed industry articles, blogs

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Find out what you missed in feed news and blogs from last month

See what topics were the most popular in the animal feed industry in June.


  1. US seizes 20,000 pounds of meat products from China

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents have seized nearly 20,000 pounds of prohibited meat products from China from one U.S. port in just two months.

 

  1. Elanco under investigation for alleged securities fraud

Elanco Animal Health Inc. is under investigation for alleged securities fraud, and a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors.

 

  1. DSM to acquire Erber Group’s Biomin and Romer Labs

Royal DSM has reached an agreement to acquire Erber Group, which includes Biomin and Romer Labs, for $1.1 billion (EUR980 million).

 

  1. How COVID-19 will impact 2020 global feed production

Despite the phased reopening of society and economies worldwide after the initial shutdown spurred by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the world is far from business as usual.

 

  1. China halts some pork, seafood imports from Europe

China has banned imports of pork from a German company and salmon from Europe as it investigates the source of a new outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Beijing.

 

  1. China pork imports forecast to set record in 2020

China’s pork imports are expected to set a record in 2020, as the country continues to deal with the effects of two major viruses – African swine fever (ASF) and the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

 

  1. Reports: China halts purchases of US ag products

China has halted large purchases of some U.S. agricultural products, according to reports.

 

  1. Pirbright confirms COVID-19 can enter livestock cells

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has the ability to enter the cells of multiple species, including livestock, but it’s not yet clear whether that means the virus causes disease in these species.

 

  1. De Heus acquires Neovia Indonesia feed mills

De Heus Animal Nutrition has acquired the compound feed operations of Neovia Indonesia from ADM.

 

  1. Poll: Most widely used additives in broiler feeds (blog)

Ioannis Mavromichalis: I conducted a quick poll on LinkedIn about the most widely used additive to replace antibiotics in broiler feeds.