Irish biotech company, MicroSynbiotiX Ltd, says it is making significant progress around proof of concept of its edible vaccine system, showing that it can use microalgae as an oral delivery platform to vaccinate farmed juvenile fish.
Antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) in global livestock and aquaculture production should be phased out immediately, said the FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, at a high-level UN coordination meeting on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) this week.
As the winner of its 2018 feed tech challenge is announced, Viggo Halseth, chief innovation officer at Nutreco, gives us his perspective on the victor. He also discussed the Dutch group’s innovation pipeline, and its hunt for what he called “moonshot”...
Scientists from four UK institutions have developed tools that they say provide new insights into pig immunity that could help develop more effective vaccines in the fight against infections like the influenza virus in swine.
Chr. Hansen says it has developed new probiotic Bacillus strains aimed at improving gut health in piglets; the Danish company is also undertaking further work to understand the mode of action of selected microbes for dairy health and production.