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Animal Feed Additives

Evonik commissions second MetAMINO production complex in Singapore

On June 18, and following the scheduled two-year construction period, Evonik officially commissioned its second complex for the production of MetAMINO (DL-methionine) and strategically important precursors in Singapore. “Our methionine complex on Jurong Island, which we commissioned in late 2014 has been a real success story. Now, we want to continue the success story with this second plant,” said Christian Kullmann, chairman of the Executive Board of Evonik, during the opening festivities.
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Biomin announces positive EFSA opinion for Digestarom DC

On June 11, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) published a favorable Scientific Opinion on the safety and efficacy of Digestarom DC in broilers, layers and minor avian species. 
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gut health feed additives

Could the benefits of gut bacteria be mimicked by drugs?

Four-year study indicates that some of the positive effects of gut bacteria could be achieved through drugs, suggesting new possibilities to address health issues in humans and poultry.
Developments in the field of human intestinal health may have significant implications for managing the poultry gut, and suggest a potentially easier way to harvest the benefits of a healthy gut microbiota.
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Granular Amino Acids: Proven benefits of an innovative technology

A nutritional solution to prevent product loss and improve mixing conditions. Sponsored by Jefo.
The amino acid market is constantly evolving to meet the needs and demands of the industry for quality, technology, and environmental concerns. There are many players in the market, and each of them brings their own solution to the table. For some time now, a new and innovative production technology, the granular threonine, has been deployed. With an increasing demand, notably within the European market, this granular form will soon be applied to other amino acids as well.
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Alltech presents its highest awards to Bear Grylls and Dr. Richard Murphy

ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE19) opened May 20 with the presentation of Alltech’s highest distinctions: the Alltech Medal of Excellence and the Alltech Humanitarian Award. Now in its 35th year, Alltech’s annual international conference has become known as the nexus of global food and agribusiness, bringing together producers and industry experts from around the world to share insights and solutions for today’s most pressing issues.
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