April 16, 2012
[Dunboyne, IRELAND] – A perfect storm is on the horizon: a global population slated to grow to 9 billion people, increased demand for dairy produce, a public that is concerned about emissions and sustainability and an ever increasing battery of legislation. How will the industry adapt? What does the future hold?
April 5, 2012
[Lexington, KY] – As if feeding 9 billion people by 2050 was not enough of a challenge for the food industry, ever-evolving regulations can create confusion and significantly impede progress. Meanwhile, when news of food safety issues go viral, families who are already far-removed from the farm become wary of the entire supply chain and the organizations safeguarding it. The regulatory landscape presents a challenging dichotomy for any farmer or food producer, also facing the formidable foes of economic woes and unpredictable weather patterns.
April 3, 2012
[Lexington, KY] – In the age of information, how must companies and individuals safeguard their intellectual property? If innovation is king in today’s economy, a trademark or patent can become the linchpin to profitability and market success.
April 3, 2012
[Dunboyne, IRELAND] - Brazil, second largest poultry producer in the world, has changed regulations dictating minimum and maximum levels of mineral inclusion for poultry and swine nutrition. According to the decision published in the Official Gazette of the Union (DOU), a journal published by the Brazil Union Government on February 23rd 2012, the level of inclusion of minerals supplied to poultry and swine is now flexible to allow for higher absorption rates of organic minerals.
March 30, 2012
[Lexington, KY] – By 2020, the United Nation says, we will need to farm half the fish we consume globally and by some estimates 40% of the fish we eat is already farmed in some way. This is good news for consumers. Marine proteins offer a stable food source with the potential to be produced in an environmentally responsible manner and be free from contaminants. Aquaculture can provide the food for the future, but to last this food must be produced sustainably. Join Alltech at the 28th Annual International Symposium, held May 20 – 23 in Lexington, Ky.