Aquaculture farms spanning 10 states in violation of food safety and animal welfare norms

An analytical study of aquaculture farms carried out across 10 Indian states has found evidence of hazardous levels of metals, as well as severe violations of food safety, public health, and animal welfare and environmental standards.  They studied about 250 shrimp and fish farms across 9 highest producing s...Read more


ICAR-NRCM, Hyd hold national workshop on 'Sustainability of Buffalo Sector in India' 

    The ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad; ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad; NAAS-Hyderabad Chapter and Indian Meat Science Association jointly organized the National Workshop and Consultations on “Scientific Interventions and Policies for Streng...Read more


Cargill unveils new premix animal nutrition facility in Ohio

During a virtual event for producers, customers, and media, Cargill, the global food, agricultural, financial and industrial products company, announced recently the opening of its new premix animal nutrition facility in Lewisburg, Ohio. The 220,000 square-foot, future-ready facility is deploying advanced technolo...Read more


LANXESS to expand its animal hygiene products portfolio with Theseo Group acquisition

 Specialty Chemicals Company LANXESS intends to further expand its Consumer Protection business and has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire the Theseo group. The French group, headquartered in Laval, is a leading manufacturer of disinfection and hygiene solutions in Europe and Latin America. The pr...Read more


Globalstar partners with Ceres Tag to supply Satellite services to livestock industry

Globalstar, Inc., a leading provider of customizable Satellite IoT Solutions for customers around the world based out in the US has recently announced that it has signed a commercial agreement with Ceres Tag, to supply satellite services to the livestock industry through the world’s first and only smart ear ...Read more


KVIC launches India’s first anti-bacterial non-toxic Cow Dung Paint

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways & MSME Nitin Gadkari has launched an innovative new paint – India’s first cow dung paint - developed by Khadi and Village Industries Commission at his residence. The eco-friendly, non-toxic paint, called “Khadi Prakritik Paint” is a first...Read more


TurtleTree Labs launches TurtleTree Scientific to usher in affordable food-grade growth factors

 TurtleTree Labs, the global leader in cell-based milk, today announced the launch of TurtleTree Scientific, dedicated to the growth of food grade growth factors. Despite the costs of producing cell-based meat declining over the years, the cell culture media and growth factors remain one of the biggest cost c...Read more


APEDA removes all mention of Halal from red meat manual  

 The government has removed the word ‘Halal’ from its Red Meat Manual issued by the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA). A dispute arose about 6 months ago when the issue of the Red Meat Manual read as if it promotes Halal method as compulsory. The older ...Read more


RKA announces Kamdhenu Gau-Vigyan Prachar-Prasar Exam  

 For raising mass awareness about Indigenous Cows among young students and every other citizen, RASTRIYA KAMDHENU AAYOG(RKA) has come out with a noble initiative of making study materials about Cow Science available and conduct “Kamdhenu Gau-VigyanPrachar-Prasar Examination”. Kamdhenu Gau-VigyanPr...Read more


ICAR-CCARI, Goa patents its ‘Extender' technology to boost pig farming

The 'Extender for preservation of Boar Semen', invented by the ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa has been granted Patent No. 355114 (Application No. 3037/MUM/2015, dated August 11, 2015) on 1 Jan 2021. In India, pig rearing as an organized industry has seen rapid strides since the last...Read more


Aleph Farms, Mitsubishi Corp to launch cultivated meat in Japan

Israel based Aleph Farms, Ltd., and Mitsubishi Corporation’s Food Industry Group have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to bring cultivated meat to the Japanese table. Aleph Farms will provide its proven, scalable manufacturing platform (BioFarm) for the cultivation of whole-muscle steaks. ...Read more


Royal DSM develops feed ingredient which reduce methane emissions in beef cattle  

     A 2-year large-scale trial in beef cattle in Alberta, Canada has successfully demonstrated that a novel feed ingredient, developed by Royal DSM, can be included in commercial feedlot diets to reduce methane emissions by up to 80%, without negative effects on animal health and performance para...Read more