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Animal Feed Additives

DSM files for EU authorization of methane-reducing feed additive

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.
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iCell completes second plant to produce single-cell protein

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.
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Can feed additives control ASF?

Researchers find additives solutions successful in fight against swine viruses
Pipeline Veterinary Services' Scott Dee examines feed additive solutions for fighting swine viruses in effort to control ASF.
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FDA approves first generic monensin for use in cattle and goats

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. 
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