Are Europeans ready for an insect-based diet?

By |marec 5th, 2020|agriculture, animal breeding techniques, edible insects, EFSA, European Food Safety Agency, Farm to Fork, foodstuffs, Meat, meat production, News, soya|

While insect-based foods have so far been quite a niche product, they are viewed as a highly promising solution to the challenges facing the food industry. Although new EU regulations should pave the way for these products - European eating habits migh...

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To avoid killing young male chickens, we need more feasible solutions – German agri-economist

By |junij 14th, 2019|animal breeding techniques, chickens, chicks, eggs, killing, meat production, News, slaughter|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Dr Ludger Breloh, the managing director of the egg breeding company Seleggt Gmbh, spoke about Germany's recent decision to allow the mass killings of young male chickens and how his company's Seleggt process could...

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EU farmers: Prevention is better than cure for sustainable livestock

By |maj 30th, 2018|animal breeding techniques, animal disease, animal feed, animal welfare, Antimicrobial resistance, livestock, livestock diseases, News|

Prevention is far better than cure when it comes to animal diseases and creation of sustainable livestock. Vaccination may play a role in reducing the need for antibiotics, but it needs to be accompanied by other "tools", like education and training, f...

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Expert: Animal health innovations will benefit both farming and society

By |maj 28th, 2018|AMR, animal breeding techniques, animal disease, Animal health, animal welfare, News, vaccination, vaccines|

An innovation-driven approach – ranging from vaccination to other health management solutions and appropriate biosecurity measures – will ensure more sustainable future livestock farming and protection of public health, as animal diseases do not recognise borders, Roxane Feller told EURACTIV.com.

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McDonald’s to cut antibiotics, as UN warns of superbug resistance

By |avgust 30th, 2017|AMR, AMR plan, animal breeding techniques, Antimicrobial resistance, Intensive farming, McDonalds, News|

In light of the EU egg scandal, fast food giant McDonald's plans to phase out antibiotics from its poultry production chain starting in 2018. At the same time, the UN has warned of increased risk of antibiotic resistance from intensive animal farming.

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