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Scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) say they have developed a vaccine that is highly effective in protecting pigs against the current strain of African swine fever (ASF) that is spreading throughout Asia and Europe.
Eleven people have been charged by federal prosecutors in Brazil in an investigation that accuses BRF, one of the world’s largest poultry and compound feed producers, of using banned substances in feed and falsifying documents and labels to evade food safety checks.
Global meat prices increased 4.6% in November from the previous month. This is the largest monthly rise for more than 10 years, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Details are emerging of the African swine fever (ASF) situation in Indonesia. Indonesia is the 12th country in Asia (including Russia’s Far East region) to have confirmed outbreaks of the disease during 2019.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined an application that sought to approve the use of CBD in animal feed, saying “it cannot conclude that CBD is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) among qualified experts for its use in human or animal food.”
As 2020 approaches, what trends should the animal feed industry expect in the next year?
China’s total animal feed demand will rebound by 8% in 2020, according to a report from Rabobank.
China plans to waive tariffs on some American soybean and pork imports, according to reports.
Prior to March 2019, the animal science faculty at Kansas State University (K-State) thought its swine unit had solid biosecurity practices in place.
In South Korea, the number of wild boar that have tested positive for the African swine fever (ASF) virus has reached 43.