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24 January 2014
View news from Netherlands Less Food Waste Leads to Higher Consumer Welfare
NETHERLANDS - If private households and the retail sector ( including wholesale, hotels and restaurants) in the EU reduce food waste by 40 per cent in 2020, this will result in annual savings of € 123 per person. ...
19 December 2013
View news from Netherlands VION Food Group Appoints New CEO
NETHERLANDS - VION Food Group’s Supervisory Board will appoint Michiel Herkemij (49) as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board. ...
13 December 2013
View news from Netherlands Feed Forms a Focus of VIV Europe 2014
THE NETHERLANDS - In May 2014, professionals from the world of feed finally have the chance to return to their favourite Dutch city for a global expo - VIV Europe....
19 November 2013
View news from Netherlands Upscaling Impact of Certification Initiatives Unclear
NETHERLANDS - Sustainability certification is seen by many as an important means to make supply chains more sustainable. ...
14 November 2013
View news from Netherlands Animal Production Research Brings Together Fruits of European Efforts
NETHERLANDS - The European Commission recently published the catalogue "A Decade of EU-funded Animal Production Research’ that brings together the fruits of European efforts during the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP7) –...
28 October 2013
View news from Netherlands VIV Europe 2014: Back to Business
NETHERLANDS - VIV Europe 2014 will be back to business when the world expo for poultry and livestock husbandry and processing returns in May 2014, said exhibition manager Ruwan Berculo....
08 October 2013
View news from Netherlands Researchers Combine Food Security Knowledge
NETHERLANDS - Scientists investigating world food issues should unite themselves to provide a sound scientific basis for food security policies. ...
05 September 2013
View news from Netherlands Dutch Agriculture to Benefit from Ukraine Trade Agreement
NETHERLANDS - Research by LEI Wageningen UR commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs has shown that the Netherlands could benefit from a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) between the Ukraine and the Netherlands that is being...
View news from Netherlands Dutch Study Sees No Benefit of Animal Study in GM Crop Testing
NETHERLANDS - A compulsory animal test used to ascertain the safety of genetically-modified (GM) crops is unnecessary, according to researchers from organisations including RIKILT Wageningen UR....
19 July 2013
View news from Netherlands Mitigating Methane Emission from Ruminants at European Level
NETHERLANDS - In order to mitigate methane emission from livestock, over 50 scientists from 17 European countries have joined forces. ...
26 June 2013
View news from Netherlands Breeding Consortium Appoints De Geus as Director
NETHERLANDS - Dr Bernard de Geus has been appointed Director of the Breed4Food consortium....
21 June 2013
View news from Netherlands AgriVision 2013: Creating a Successful Strategy
NETHERLANDS - At the seventh AgriVision conference, the world's foremost authority on strategy, competition and competitive advantage, Professor Michael Porter of the Harvard Business School explained the concept of shared value and he showed how companies...
30 May 2013
View news from Netherlands Calculation of Antibiotic Use on Farms
NETHERLANDS - The question of how much antibiotics to use on farms, and how this compares to other farms can be answered by using the Wageningen website to calculate the antibiotic use on farms....
27 November 2012
View news from Netherlands Jobs to Go at VION Food Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - VION Food Netherlands is to lose 105 staff in a shake-up of its personnel structure to improve efficiency and to reduce costs....
15 November 2012
View news from Netherlands Antibiotics Objectives Being Met
NETHERLANDS - Sales of antibiotics licensed for use in animals have exceeded national policy targets set for 2013 by dropping 51 per cent since. ...
24 September 2012
View news from Netherlands Knowledge of Animal Genomes Contributes to Food Security
NETHERLANDS - It is now possible to measure the complete DNA pattern in individual animals used for breeding purposes. This allows much more scope for breeding and selecting for favourable characteristics related to health, life duration, natural resistance...
13 September 2012
View news from Netherlands Netherlands Reinforces Position in Innovative Livestock Breeding
NETHERLANDS - Four Netherlands-based international companies - CRV (beef cattle), Hendrix Genetics (poultry and pigs), TOPIGS (pigs) and Cobb Europe (poultry) and Wageningen University & Research have committed themselves to reinforcing the position of...
View news from Netherlands Brazil and Peru Added to Growing List of Countries To Provide ZILMAX Registrations
NETHERLANDS - n July and August, MSD Animal Health (known as Merck Animal Health in the U.S. and Canada) received registration for zilpaterol hydrochloride, the active ingredient of ZILMAX®, in two key South America beef producing countries – Brazil...
22 August 2012
View news from Netherlands VIV Europe 2014 Kicks off Full Force
NETHERLANDS - In spring 2014, VNU Exhibitions organises its flagship-event: VIV Europe. As world expo for animal husbandry & processing, VIV Europe 2014 welcomes feed-to-meat professionals from all corners in the world in Utrecht, the Netherlands from...
30 July 2012
View news from Netherlands Nutreco Reports Strong Momentum
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco reports that strong momentum continues in all segments, delivering a record EBITA of EUR 103.6 million, 23.9 per cent higher than in the first half of 2011....
26 June 2012
View news from Netherlands Antibiotics Use in Livestock Farming Drops Further
NETHERLANDS - The policy objective of a 20 per cent reduction in the use of antibiotics in the years 2009-2011 has been achieved with flying colours. This is the conclusion drawn from new figures relating to the veterinary use of antibiotics published...
25 May 2012
View news from Netherlands Pressure on VION's Profits in 2011
NETHERLANDS - Food producer VION Food Group achieved a sven per cent increase in total turnover to €9.5 billion in 2011, but there was heavy pressure on its results. ...
23 March 2012
View news from Netherlands Genetic Phenomenon Discovered in Witrik Cattle
NETHERLANDS - DNA fragments can move from one chromosome to another as a circular strand. Scientists at the University of Liege discovered this phenomenon in Dutch Witrik cattle and in the colour-sided (or lineback) cattle from various countries. Prior...
10 February 2012
View news from Netherlands Nutreco - Strong Results in 2011: CEO Steps Down
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco saw excellent progress in 2011 where it achieved a total EBITA of €241 million, leaving the company in good stead for 2012, when its current CEO Wout Dekker will retire. ...
View news from Netherlands Schmallenberg Update in Netherlands
NETHERLANDS - To date there have been nine outbreaks of Schmallenberg virus in the Netherlands....
04 January 2012
View news from Netherlands Growth Set to Challenge Dutch Agri Sector
NETHERLANDS - Between now and 2025, agricultural production in the Netherlands will be confronted by environmental limits, particularly with regard to the disposal of manure. Nevertheless, the prospects for this highly productive sector are favourable....
29 December 2011
View news from Netherlands Major European Genomics Report Published
NETHERLANDS - The Sustainable Animal Breeding (SABRE) Report on genomics for sustainable breeding of cattle, pigs and poultry has been published, reports Wageningen UR. ...
23 November 2011
View news from Netherlands Driving Sustainable Growth Is Nutreco's 2016 Aim
NETHERLANDS - Nutreco, a global company in animal nutrition and fish feed, has announced its Strategy Update for the coming five years, which has the theme 'Ambition 2016 – driving sustainable growth'....
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