Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, has commenced filing for EU authorization for a new feed additive for dairy cows that will reduce methane emissions by around 30% and thereby significantly reduce the environmental footprint of milk and dairy products.
iCell Sustainable Nutrition Co., Hong Kong, and Shandong Zhonggu Starch Sugar Co. of China (SZSS) on July 18 jointly announced the completion of their full-scale production facility that will convert nutrients previously lost in the process water into a single-cell protein (SCP) for use in animal feeds. Both companies expect the commercial shipments of the SCP to begin in August.
Alltech, a global leader in the production of minerals that benefit the growth, reproductive performance and health of modern livestock, is pleased to announce that Laura Shadwick has joined the company as the North America poultry mineral manager.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Monovet 90, the first generic monensin for use in cattle and goats for certain indications. While monensin is safe for cattle and goats when fed as directed, it is toxic and potentially lethal to horses at these levels, and overdoses in cattle, goats and other animals have occurred.