Mycotoxins

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Ergot presence in feed crops a concern in the US

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Poor planting and growing conditions in the spring may have delayed crop development and prompted the establishment of feed crop diseases including ones that spread mycotoxins and ergot, say experts.

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US swine, cattle feeds face recalls

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Gramco, Inc and Ridley Block Operations are recalling select lots of hog and cattle feed, respectively, following concerns about feed ingredient levels.

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Reports from VICTAM 2019, in Cologne

Danish firm launches grain-monitoring app

By Jane Byrne

The iGrain hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) app was developed to make it easier for grain managers in feed mills and other milling operations to utilize CO2 monitoring technology and to get definite answers regarding grain quality condition....

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Reports from VIV Asia

Biomin reveals new water-soluble application for mycotoxin mitigation enzyme

By Richard Whitehead

Bangkok provided the launchpad earlier this month for a new application of Biomin’s Fumzyme that will initially target aquaculture feed producers in Asia. The Asian region was chosen for the launch of Fumzyme Sol because of its high prevalence of fumonisins,...

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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.