Mycotoxins are seen as one of the major threats to the global feed and livestock sector, with resulting animal productivity losses pegged at anywhere between 2 and 5%.
In the main, regulation and current mycotoxin risk mitigation strategies, such as commercially available binders, are focused on targeting only one mycotoxin at a time, whereas researchers are increasingly seeing these toxins occur in multiplication in feed crops with six or seven of them acting synergistically
An EU wide feed and food mycotoxin project has been awarded a €375K grant under an EFSA initiative.
Dairy and pig trials to support the development of EU equivalent regulations on feed additives to detoxify mycotoxins are about to get underway in China.
Rock River Laboratory is offering a new diagnostic suite for US dairy and cattle producers after increasing demand for analysis from those sectors last year.
A Biomin additive aimed at mycotoxin control in poultry feed has garnered a positive opinion from EFSA.
The co-contamination of feedstuffs with multiple mycotoxins is the rule and not the exception, according to the lead author on a new paper, published in Toxins.
Nutriad, in its analysis of wheat samples from the UK and Ireland this year, found notable deoxynivalenol (DON) contamination, at levels ten times higher than the maximum concentrations found for...
Biomin's R&D team is said to be focused on finding a heat-stable enzyme to neutralize zearalenone, and more.
Cargill is offering a mycotoxin prevention program to help producers understand and manage risk from the feed contaminants.
There is greater awareness about mycotoxin risk, but new and user-friendly analysis tools are needed, says expert.
Mycotoxins levels are being found in samples from the US feed crop harvest and raise concerns for 2016, says expert.
Algae, yeast supplements help feed conversion in broiler getting mycotoxin-contaminated diets, say researchers.
Nutritional challenges, feed quality issues are set to be addressed farm-by-farm in a new customizable feed platform from Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM).
Storage challenges in the US may have caused mycotoxin levels to rise in feed ingredients, reports Alltech.
A four-year, €5m backed EU project is looking to create a cloud-based platform that provides real-time, customized advice about mycotoxins in order to achieve crop contamination reductions of between 20...
EFSA has found the current Tolerable Daily Intake (TDI) of the mycotoxin, zearalenone, in food and feed should be maintained at the previous level of 0.25 µg/kg BW per day. ...
It may be time for US producers to recheck corn silage quality as mycotoxin levels have been increasing since September.
Silage quality is one of the goals of a new tie-up between Alltech and Rothamsted Research.
Deoxynivalenol (DON) constitutes the most common mycotoxin threat to poultry, said Biomin, as it released its 2015 mycotoxin survey this week.
Biomin’s 2015 survey shows deoxynivalenol (DON) is the most prevalent mycotoxin for all regions except South America and Middle East, where fumonisins (FUM) pose the bigger threat to livestock production.
A survey by Nutriad on the 2015 Spanish corn crop, conducted immediately post-harvest, raises questions about the quality of the grain.
A newly developed Amlan International feed additive may boost immunity, gut function and animal production in poultry.
Mycotoxins presence in feed grain may cause loss in performance and profitability for swine and poultry producers, finds recent survey.
The 2015 fall North American harvest report from Alltech suggests that cattle producers ought to test feed for mycotoxin levels before use.
The 2015 Nutriad wheat mycotoxin survey concludes that this year’s harvest of wheat in the UK and Ireland is of very good quality in terms of mycotoxin contamination.
We ran a reader survey earlier this year to find out what the major headaches are for the feed sector - a majority of respondents reported the Russian sanctions as...