Antibiotics

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Reports from VIV Asia

‘Controlling bacteria is better than killing them’

By Richard Whitehead

Micro-organisms should be controlled, rather than killed, to maintain the natural balance of feed and feed additives in a post-antibiotics world, according to Amlan’s senior director of technical service.

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Reports from VIV Asia

Super-soaker mineral could fill the gap left by antibiotic bans in Asia

By Richard Whitehead

Attapulgite producer, GeoHellas, has Asia on its mind. Already major countries such as China, Indonesia and Vietnam have either banned or are phasing out antibiotics, a trend that the supplier says presents it with substantial opportunities.