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  • Swine Flu: To panic or not -- That is the question

    Thanks to the 24-hour media coverage about swine flu, we’re all aware that a potential flu pandemic could be high. But before you stock up on face masks and hand sanitizer, it’s important to put some things in perspective. William Sutker, M.D., chief of infectious diseases at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas says that first and foremost, we should remain calm. “As of now, there is no ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Swine Educative Program Roll-Out

    A few months after the launch of its swine educative program conducted in partnership with its Monogastric Centre Of Excellence, Lallemand Animal Nutrition organized the first French session focused on piglet. Twelve technicians from French cooperative CAVAC gathered for an educative session dedicated to: piglets gut functions, digestive pathologies and the role of probiotics. Technical ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

  • New Funding for Swine Biosecurity Program

    Today, the federal and provincial governments announced $150,000 in funding for the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board (SaskPork) to deliver a new phase in the Saskatchewan Swine Biosecurity Program. This phase aims to prevent the spread of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) during transport of Saskatchewan hogs. This investment provides funding for truck wash and transport audits performed by ...

  • Experts highlight lack of swine flu diagnostics

    Many developing countries have 'extremely limited capacity' to diagnose diseases such as swine flu and are likely to remain this way for decades, according to a public health expert specialising in pandemic preparedness. There has been substantial investment in developing countries to support animal and human health surveillance, says Richard Coker, professor of public health at the UK-based ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • First Lallemand Swine Exchange Forum in Spain

    Under the title “Relationship of the probiotics with the intestinal functions of piglets”, Lallemand Animal Nutrition organized its first Swine Exchange Forum at the Faculty of Veterinary Science of the University of Zaragoza, in Spain, June 11th. The goal was to explore the role of probiotics in the intestinal functions of pigs, like microbiota regulation, nutrients digestion and the ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

  • Swine Flu outbreak illuminated by Avian Flu research

    A new study by University of Maryland researchers suggests that the potential for an avian influenza virus to cause a human flu pandemic is greater than previously thought.  Results also illustrate how the current swine flu outbreak likely came about.  As of now, avian flu viruses can infect humans who have contact with birds, but these viruses tend not to transmit easily between ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Toyota Launches Swine Manure Compost Deodorizer

    Toyota City, June 20, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has developed a deodorizer specifically for use on composting swine manure. Toyota Roof Garden Co., Ltd., a TMC subsidiary, is manufacturing and distributing the product for its "resQ45" series of manure composting systems. Sales, starting today, are being conducted through the fertilizer sales routes of Toyota Tsusho ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Breaking New Ground in Oxidative Stress and Gut Microflora in Swine

    Lallemand Animal Nutrition R&D team participated to the 13th Digestive Physiology of Pigs (DDP) Congress, in Kliczków, Poland, May 19-21, 2015. Around 400 people, mostly international researchers, attended this highly-regarded scientific event. This was the opportunity for Lallemand Animal Nutrition to establish its position in swine nutrition and confirm ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

  • The 3rd Lallemand Swine Nutrition and Gut Health Solution technical meeting

    Lallemand China team and local Levucell SB distributor Hi-link were pleased to jointly hold the 3rd Lallemand Swine Nutrition and Gut Health Solution technical meeting in Hefei, China, in the afternoon of April 20th, 2016. More than 100 domestic influential animal nutrition experts and feed manufacturers including CP China, YangXiang Group, Continental, Twins and Jiuding Group etc. ...

  • Swine exchange program in Italy: Global overview of digestive processes

    On November 11th and 12th, Lallemand Animal Nutrition, organized a couple of Swine Exchange meetings in partnership with 2 important key players of the Italian swine industry. The objective of the meetings was to explore and better understand the main functions of the gut, the key role of intestinal microbiota, and the influence of a probiotic solution, LEVUCELL® SB (Saccharomyces cerevisiae ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

  • Swine flu illness cases confirmed in the United States and Mexico

    As of 26 April 2009, the United States Government has reported 20 laboratory confirmed human cases of swine influenza A/H1N1 (8 in New York, 7 in California, 2 in Texas, 2 in Kansas and 1 in Ohio). All 20 cases have had mild Influenza-Like Illness with only one requiring brief hospitalization. No deaths have been reported. All 20 viruses have the same genetic pattern based on preliminary testing. ...

  • Lallemand Animal Nutrition continues to deploy its “Swine Exchange”

    As part of its Forward approach focusing on education and service, Lallemand Animal Nutrition continues to develop its Swine Exchange concept. The last Exchange was held in France with the Bellanné company in partnership with the Bocavet Veterinary Clinic in December 2015. This technical meeting gathered a small group of technicians and farmers. After this session, all the ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

  • Swine influenza in the US and Mexico a public health event of international concern

    In a communication following the meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (IHR) yesterday, Margret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the swine flu outbreaks in Mexico and the United States are a public health event of international concern (PHEIC). However, the Committee decided not to raise the pandemic alert level ...

  • New swine vaccine is first U.S.-approved PRRS-Mhp combination

    The first and only combination PRRS-Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mhp) vaccine approved in the U.S. is now available to help swine producers better manage respiratory diseases as part of a customized program of whole herd health. FLEXMycoPRRS is the newest addition to the FLEX line of combination swine vaccines by Boehringer Ingelheim (BI). FLEXMycoPRRS combines the efficacy of the world’s ...

  • UF/IFAS study: Feral swine can cost at least $2 million annually in cattle production

    Feral swine cost the Florida cattle industry at least $2 million a year in lost cattle production, according to a new study led by a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher. In fact, researchers believe they may have underestimated the amount of forage destroyed by feral swine, said Samantha Wisely, a UF/IFAS associate professor of wildlife ecology and ...

  • Producers, Veterinarians Invited to Discuss the PED Virus and Other New Coronaviruses Affecting Swine

    Producers and veterinarians can learn from animal health experts the latest developments regarding viruses that are killing piglets and disrupting the swine industry during seven meetings held across Pennsylvania. Penn Vet’s New Bolton Swine Group and veterinarians with the Pennsylvania Department of Animal Health and Diagnostic Services will lead the meetings that discuss Porcine ...

  • H1N1 "Swine Flu" Vaccine Market Review (Revenues, Forecasts, Lessons for Future Pandemic Vaccines)

    DALLAS ReportsandReports Announce it Will Carry theH1N1 "Swine Flu" Vaccine Market Review (Revenues, Forecasts, Lessons for Future Pandemic Vaccines) Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/h1n1-swine-flu-vaccine-market-review-revenues-forecasts-less/ The H1N1 flu epidemic created a public health emergency in ...


  • Barcelona says Hola! To the 7th International LEVUCELL SB Technical meeting

    On May 25 & 26, around 150 swine professionals from around the world gathered in Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, Spain’s number one region for pig production, for the 7th International LEVUCELL® SB Technical meeting. The swine industry has changed a lot over the past few years and so have the challenges faced by producers. Meeting after meeting, we have seen evolution ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

  • Meeting in Vietnam to discuss about reduction of antibiotics in livestock production

    Last November 24th, around 120 swine professionals gathered in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, for a full update on production strategies with a reduced use of antibiotics. Countries in the South East Asia region are particularly vulnerable to antibiotic resistances, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In some parts of the region, more than one quarter of Staphylococcus aureus infections ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

  • Discussing Oxidative Stress with top European Pig Producers

    Early June, Lallemand Animal Nutrition was proud to take part in the European Pig Producers (EPP) Annual Congress in Bruges, Belgium, both as a sponsor and technical contributor. David Saornil, Swine Product Manager, was invited to give a talk about Oxidative Stress in Swine, an important issue of modern pig production, particularly at critical steps ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

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