Vietnam is an emerging economy in Southeast Asia that has experienced rapid growth and development during the last few decades. As has historically been the case in many countries, growth in animal-based protein consumption has gone hand-in-hand with this economic development.
On August 17, 2021, the European Commission (EC) approved seven genetically engineered (GE) crops (3 corn, 2 soybean, 1 rapeseed, and 1 cotton) and renewed the authorizations for two corn and one rapeseed crop used for food and animal feed.
Sri Lanka's National Plant Quarantine Service (NPQS) (national authority) has revised wheat grains import regulations. Previously the national authority had issued a blanket approval for the import of wheat for flour milling for human consumption.
Canada has released proposed changes to the Feeds Regulations, 1983. The proposed regulations, Feeds Regulations, 2022, will provide the first major update to Canada’s livestock feeds regulations in over 30 years.
On June 30, 2021, the Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) issued Circular 05/2021 Promulgating the Amendment 1:2021 of National Technical Regulation (NTR) 190: Maximum Allowable Levels (MLs) of Undesirable Substances in Animal Feed and Aqua Feed Ingredients.
On March 3, 2021, MARA published an updated feed catalog consolidating the 2012 version and subsequent revisions issued over the last several years. MARA indicated that, going forward, the feed catalog will be updated in a timely manner based on new...