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Animal Feed Additives

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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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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Optigen joins lineup of Alltech solutions certified by the Carbon Trust

As the feed and food supply chain faces continual pressure to reduce its environmental footprint, global animal health and nutrition company Alltech remains committed to helping the industry tackle this challenge. As part of this commitment, Alltech has announced the addition of its non-protein nitrogen source Optigen to its Carbon Trust-accredited offerings.
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IGP Institute names associate director

Leading the administrative initiatives of the Kansas State University’s IGP Institute is Associate Director Shawn Thiele. He had been serving in the interim associate director role and plans to continue leading the grain processing and flour milling curriculum.
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Beta Hatch wins investment from Flywheel

Beta Hatch, a Washington-based company industrializing the production of insects as a sustainable protein for animal feed, has won $135,000 in funding and cash prizes at the annual Flywheel Investment Conference in Wenatchee, Washington.
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