Consider Pastures embraces regenerative farming practices

Consider Pastures has embraced regenerative farming practices, is now available for conscious consumers prioritising products that are both good for the land and good for animals. Consider Pastures breaks from the factory farming model and produces its pasture-raised eggs on small family farms, guided by the tenet...Read more

Sysco, Cargill to scale sustainable grazing practices across 1M acres of grassland

Sysco and Cargill, two of the world's largest food companies, have announced a major new partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) that will help ranchers in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas and Colorado tackle the impacts of climate change and improve ...Read more

Agricultural activity contributes positively in climate change: Food4Thought Survey

When it comes to climate change, consumers view agriculture as a part of the solution rather than the problem. Among participants in Cargill’s recent global Feed4Thought survey, those who indicated climate change as important to them also rated livestock and agriculture lowest in negative impact compared wit...Read more

USAID, Cargill-led consortium to combat zoonotic diseases affecting human and livestock health

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has tapped a consortium led by Cargill and including Ausvet, Heifer International, and the International Poultry Council (IPC) to improve livestock management and combat the threat of zoonotic diseases to both human and animal health. The fiv...Read more

ICAR-IVRI transfers CSF & Sheep Pox Vaccine technology to Hester Biosciences

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI), Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh transferred the Technology - CSF & Sheep Pox Vaccines to M/s Hester Biosciences through Agrinnovate India Limited in a ceremony. In his address, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary...Read more

AYUSH Ministry, DAHD to jointly conduct research seeking quality Ayurvedic drugs for veterinary use

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Ministry of AYUSH and Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), today for research on new formulations in quality drugs for veterinary science through medicinal herbs. The initiative involves capacity build...Read more

Nandu’s forays into fish, seafood retail

Bengaluru-based Nandu’s has announced its expansion into fish and seafood retail. The company has added fish and seafood to its category of offerings, across all its sales channels. “Undeniably, there is an immense market opportunity in the fish and seafood retail sector. Buying fish is an underserved...Read more

Research shows feeding cattle seaweed reduces their greenhouse gas emission

According to new findings from researchers at the University of California, Davis, a bit of seaweed in cattle feed could reduce methane emissions from beef cattle by as much as 82 per cent. "We now have sound evidence that seaweed in cattle diet is effective at reducing greenhouse gases and that the efficacy does...Read more

Climate-smart livestock solutions can bring down GHG emissions: FAO

The livestock sector is a major contributor to climate change, it is estimated that the sector emits about 7.1 giga-tonnes of CO2 equivalent (CO2eq.), about 18 percent of the total anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (FAO, 2006). Climate-smart livestock (CSL) solutions can contribute to a reduction of GHG...Read more

Milky Way International Trading recalls uninspected canned corned beef products

Milky Way International Trading Corp., doing business as MW Polar, a Norwalk, California, firm, is recalling approximately 297,715 pounds of ready-to-eat canned corned beef products that were imported and distributed in the United States without the benefit of FSIS import re-inspection, the US Department of Agricu...Read more

WAMUL launches region-specific mineral mixture feed for cattle

    West Assam Milk Producers’ Cooperative Union Ltd. (WAMUL), famously known as Purabi Dairy, launched Purabi Pashu Pushti, a range of cattle feed supplements to augment milk productivity and reduce production cost for dairy farmers. As a part of the planned product line-up, WAMUL has started p...Read more

EW GROUP to form veterinary diagnostic solutions company after acquiring Hygiena

EW GROUP, a German strategic holding company in the field of animal breeding, health, nutrition and diagnostics, announced that the acquisition of Hygiena, a leader in food safety and environmental testing solutions. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in ...Read more