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AFRICAN SWINE FEVER
African swine fever outbreaks have
occurred in all mainland Chinese
provinces, depleting herds by more
than 50% in some confined areas.
Jef Wodniack | iStock.com

African swine fever facts
and feed safety resources
Meanwhile, FEFAC is waiting for the European Food
Safety Authority (EFSA) to release its Scientific Opinion on
ASF and its threat to feed safety, to be released in June 2019.
The European Commission (EC) has requested EFSA
estimate the risk of ASF's spread, identify and describe
the main risk factors, and evaluate the ability of matrices
(hay, straw, sawdust, etc,.) to transmit the disease. The
different matrices will then be ranked by their risk level
"with a view to enhance preparedness and prevention" as
well as "propose and assess a strategy to manage the risks
posed by different matrices," the EC says.
"There's a risk of transmission through feed materials,"
says Major. "The question is, how does the feed risk rank?
Is it high risk, low risk or a theoretical risk? That's a major
concern to our members, to find out where feed materials
rank in that whole risk profile."
Further ASF research related to vaccine development;
the potential role of feed and feedstuffs in transmission;
the efficacy of feed additives solutions to combat it; and
best practices regarding storage times, thermal processing
and chemical additive treatment is ongoing.

Biosecurity guidelines for feed manufacturers
Feed industry stakeholders urge that any measures put
into place to tackle the ASF threat involve scientifically
based prevention and biosecurity measures.
In response to the ASF crisis, AFIA has updated its
biosecurity guidelines to prevent the virus' introduction in
to the feed manufacturing process.
"The updated guidelines provide recommendations to

■✓American Feed Industry Association
"Biosecurity guidelines"
bit.ly/2Z2oSLg
■✓Kansas State University feed safety
resources bit.ly/2uZxbtF
■✓Swine Health Information Center's
"Decision tree matrix to minimize viral
transmission risk from feed ingredients
bit.ly/2Nun2jo
■✓European Commission Disease Control
Measures: African swine fever
bit.ly/2nrBWId
■✓Canadian Food Inspection Agency African
swine fever facts and guidance
bit.ly/2P3bTEt
■✓United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant
Health Inspection Service (APHIS) ASF
technical documents and related materials
bit.ly/2ul8aZl
■✓National Pork Board "Biosecurity for pork
producers" manual
bit.ly/2Dc7R8e
■✓United Nations FAO's African swine
fever news and situation updates
bit.ly/2B2h3ve
■✓World Animal Health Information (OIE)
real-time outbreak map bit.ly/2D4yfk3

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Feed Strategy - May 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Feed Strategy - May 2019

Feed Strategy - May 2019
Contents
In the Mix
Industry Happenings
African swine fever: What feed manufacturers need to know
Year of the Pig: A look at China’s declining pork consumption
Asia’s poultry producers expect strong results in 2019
Add value to piglet diets with molasses
Marketing nutrition by blaming other products
How feed additives can reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Americans seek more protein, but not all animal based
What is the best heifer-weaning index?
VICTAM International a one-stop show for animal feed processors
Products
Advertisers’ Index
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - CT1
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - CT2
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - Feed Strategy - May 2019
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - Cover2
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - Contents
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - In the Mix
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - Industry Happenings
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - African swine fever: What feed manufacturers need to know
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Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 6
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 7
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Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 9
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Feed Strategy - May 2019 - Year of the Pig: A look at China’s declining pork consumption
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Feed Strategy - May 2019 - Asia’s poultry producers expect strong results in 2019
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Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 22
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Feed Strategy - May 2019 - Add value to piglet diets with molasses
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 25
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 26
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 27
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - Marketing nutrition by blaming other products
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 29
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - How feed additives can reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 31
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - Americans seek more protein, but not all animal based
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 33
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 34
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 35
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - What is the best heifer-weaning index?
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 37
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 38
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 39
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - VICTAM International a one-stop show for animal feed processors
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Feed Strategy - May 2019 - 42
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - Products
Feed Strategy - May 2019 - Advertisers’ Index
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