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Antibiotic-Free Meat

Alternative protein

Algae in animal feed gains momentum with new research

With more than 40,000 recognized algae species globally, research into macro- and microalgae is gaining momentum for biofuel, human food and animal feed.
Leading researchers agree algae holds huge protein promise; however, its array of bioactive compounds is where this aquatic organism could truly create a dent in the animal nutrition market.
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Maple Leaf opting for organic growth over acquisitions

After multiple acquisitions over in 2017 and 2018, Maple Leaf Foods will focus on building poultry plant, growing its plant-based protein business and expanding RWA products’ reach into US
The past two years have been busy ones for Maple Leaf Foods on the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) front.
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5 keys to successful antibiotic-free poultry production

Find out how to promote the health of birds in no-antibiotics-ever broiler production
There are five guiding principles to successful antibiotic-free poultry production, according to Charles Hofacre, president, Southern Poultry Research Group and University of Georgia professor emeritus.
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International Poultry Council statement on OIE report on antimicrobial use

Responsible antimicrobial use, proper animal care and stakeholder collaboration are key components of the ‘One Health’ approach as all work to minimize the use of antibiotics in food animals and the sector’s contribution to the potential development of antimicrobial resistance. The third OIE report on the global use of antimicrobials is a significant contribution to ensure more accurate information is available so informed decisions can be made to advance evidence-based antimicrobial stewardship practices globally.
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NAE production practices to combat gastrointestinal challenges

Coccidiosis and necrotic enteritis are a main concern in no antibiotics ever production, early exposure and good management practices are key
Two of the biggest health challenges with no antibiotic ever (NAE) production are coccidiosis and necrotic enteritis, explained Ohio State University's Ph.D. Lisa Bielke at IPPE.
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