Tips on FSMA Compliance in the Feed Mill

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“In your food safety plan, for every hazard that you have detailed or every area that you feel needs to have some measurement, you need to build control procedures,” remarked Brad Tipton, director of quality assurance with Pilgrim’s, during his presentation on “FSMA in the Feed Mill: One Company’s Implementation” at the USPOULTRY sponsored 2015 Feed Mill Management Seminar in …

Ag Group, Feed, Food, food safety, Poultry, US Poultry

New Purina Flock Raiser Crumbles

John Davis

A new formula from Purina is promising to provide additional energy and immunity to meat chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese and mixed flocks. Purina’s Flock Raiser Crumbles is a complete feed that now includes prebiotics, probiotics and yeast as well as the extra energy needed for a healthy mixed flock. “Meat birds, mixed flocks and show birds require different nutrients than …

Agribusiness, Feed, Poultry

BRI’s Versazyme® Protease Enzyme

Jamie Johansen

BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives for animal nutrition, announced today that findings of a research study using its market-leading protease enzyme, Versazyme®, in swine feed will be presented at the American Society of Animal Science Midwest Meeting in Des Moines, IA, March 16-18th, 2015. The …

Agribusiness, Feed, Nutrition, Swine

Hubbard Feeds Inc. Commits $50,000 to SDSU

Jamie Johansen

Hubbard Feeds Inc., a leading U.S. commercial animal nutrition company, announced that it has committed $50,000 toward construction of the new Cow-Calf and Swine Education and Research Facilities at South Dakota State University (SDSU). The Cow-Calf Education and Research Facility has an expected construction cost in excess of $6 million. This unit will include a main building (offices, laboratory space, …

Ag Group, Education, Feed, Research

New Research on Efficiency of Xylanase Enzymes

Jamie Johansen

BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives for animal nutrition, announced the availability of further research showing its enzyme feed additive, XylamaxTM, improves feed digestibility and uptake in poultry broilers fed a corn-soy diet. Traditionally, xylanase feed enzymes have been used in wheat diets. Xylanases were not …

Agribusiness, Feed, Nutrition, Poultry

Vermeer Bale Processor Can Boost Efficiency

John Davis

Iowa-based Vermeer has introduced a new bale processor with limited numbers of the new piece of equipment available this year. The company says its new Final CutTM FPX9000 bale processor lets operators produce an optimal material size for feed mixing purposes, providing increased feed efficiency in cattle. “The Final Cut FPX9000 bale processor is designed to give you more control …

Agribusiness, Equipment, Feed, Forage

AFIA Names Liquid Feed Committee Members

Jamie Johansen

R&D LifeSciences’ vice president Mike DuBois is one of three new industry members elected to join the Liquid Feed Committee of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA). DuBois said he is honored to be selected for this committee. He said, “Liquid feed plays a large role in our business as we develop enzyme additives and work with producers to improve …

Ag Group, Feed

2015 IPPE Breaks Records

Jamie Johansen

The 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) broke several records with 30,350 poultry, meat and feed industry leader attendees from all over the world. In addition, there were 1,284 exhibitors covering almost 500,000 net square feet. The Expo is the world’s largest annual poultry, meat and feed industry event of its kind and is one of the 50 largest …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Events, Feed, IPPE, Meat, Novus International, Poultry, US Poultry

Animal Ag Groups Back RFS Reform Act

Cindy Zimmerman

Representatives Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Jim Costa (D-CA), Steve Womack (R-AR) and Peter Welch (D-VT), today re-introduced legislation called the RFS Reform Act “to reform the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to help ease concerns created by the ethanol mandate and protect consumers, livestock producers, food manufacturers, retailers, and the U.S. economy.” Livestock and poultry producer organizations are among those supporting the …

Cattle, Chicken, Feed, Government, Livestock, Poultry, Turkey