Oct 29

How Much Bacon?

Categories: Feeding the World, Pig, Pigs, Swine
How Much Bacon?

National Pork Month is coming to a close in the next couple of days. So, we would like to take a second to honor bacon, one of the world’s most popular types of meat. Often considered one of the most versatile foods on the planet, bacon is used in many meals and recipes and not just at breakfast time. There are many new and interesting ways to get your fill of bacon.

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Mar 15

Global Tonnage of Animal Feed

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Alltech's Global Feed Summary

Aidan Connolly, VP of Alltech describes the Global Feed Summary that Alltech conducted during 2011 and released early in 2012.

Last year Aidan Connolly asked colleagues in Alltech's offices worldwide to help create a report on the global tonnage of animal feed produced. With offices and distributors in 128 countries he was able to put together a very comprehensive summary. That's not to say that it was easy. Data was collected from thousands of feed mills and manufacturers and compiled into totals for species, countries and regions.

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Mar 15

Animal Agriculture Allies at IPE

Animal Agriculture Allies at IPE Kay Johnson Smith President Animal Ag Alliance

Livestock producers are under attack. Activist groups like the Humane Society of the United States and PETA are actively working to erode public opinion of animal agriculture and meat, milk and egg consumption. Furthermore, they lobby for additional regulations that will drive up food prices. Similar efforts in Europe have resulted in higher food prices. However, consumer preferences have not changed. The end result is increased importation and a loss of food security.

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