Mycotoxins

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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.

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Neovia acquires Colombian premix player

By Jane Byrne

French company, Neovia, said a newly acquired asset allows the company to strengthen its positions on the global premix market and gain a significant market position in Latin America's fourth-largest economy.

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Push on for sorghum use in food and feed in Europe, Russia and Ukraine

By Jane Byrne

The second International Sorghum Congress took place on 7-8 November 2018 in Milan, Italy. The event looked at how sorghum could compete with other cereals both in terms of profitability for farmers and economic and nutritional interest for users in both...

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Dispatches from the World Nutrition Conference in Cape Town

Feed composition could influence the toxic effect of mycotoxins

By Jane Byrne

In contrast to research showing that feed processing techniques such as milling, steeping and extrusion can reduce mycotoxin content, there is limited research into the impact of feed composition on mycotoxin toxicity, says an expert.

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum in Cape Town

MyToolBox: Have mycotoxins finally met their match?

By Jane Byrne

A massive reduction in the mycotoxin load in DDGS, sensor led indication of toxin contamination of grains in silos as well as greatly enhanced biocontrol of aflatoxin development in the field – EU Horizon 2020 project, MyToolBox, has had a number of wins...

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Dispatches from World Nutrition Forum

Biomin reveals roadmap for unlocking future growth

By Jane Byrne

Biomin is in expansion mode. It recently broke ground on a new mineral feed and premix production plant in Austria, while, in November 2017, it increased its capacity in the fast-growing Chinese market with the opening of a production plant in Wuxi, Jiangsu...