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Organic opportunity

Organic opportunity

Organic meat sales are set to surge in the United States as BSE
sparks consumers' fears for food safety, reports UK research
company Organic Monitor. Late last month the US government
confirmed the country's first mad cow...

Antibiotics in action

Antibiotics in action

New data from a survey of animal health companies show that the
volume of antibiotics used in animals in the US was virtually
unchanged in 2002 compared to 2001, after two consecutive years of
declines. The report from the Animal...

Agent for change

Agent for change

The common food ingredient pectin may be more valuable than thought
as it has significant prebiotic properties, claims a US scientist.

Piggy feed

Piggy feed

A project funded by the European development organisation Eureka
has helped scientists to produce a fortifying feed for piglets
without the use of antibiotics.

Omega on the farm...

Omega on the farm...

As the questioning consumer continues to show concern over the
safety of food products and notably the use of antibiotics in farm
animals, new research could offer a healthy alternative to boost
the immunity system of pigs - fish...

Bion to build dairy complexes

Bion to build dairy complexes

Dairy Park, LLC - a subsidiary of Bion Environmental Technologies -
has entered into an agreement with investors Dr. Michael McCloskey
and Timothy den Dulk to develop, own and operate a number of large
dairy facilities in the US.