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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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • FAO monitoring A/H1N1 situation around the clock

    With WHO raising its pandemic alert level from 4 to 5, countries worldwide are being urged to take adequate precautionary measures against the newly found A/H1N1 virus, and to be prepared for the eventual case of a pandemic. The challenge for governments, with FAO assistance, is to review measures to be taken in the veterinary realm, despite the fact that “there is currently no evidence to ...

  • Fossil fuels and meat consumption pollute coasts

    Eutrophication: Sources and Drivers of Nutrient Pollution, the second report of a three-part series, finds that developing countries will see more nitrogen and phosphorus pollution in coastal and freshwater areas in the coming decades as a result of population and economic growth. More people and rising incomes will increase the demand for food, energy, land and other natural resources, which ...

  • Amlan International Welcomes Dr. LeAnn Johnston to Its Technical Team

    Dr. LeAnn Johnston possesses nearly 10 years of animal nutrition industry experience. She has extensive research and formulation experience which includes research with all phases of swine as well as broiler and layer production. Before joining the Amlan International team, Dr. Johnston worked for two animal nutrition companies in the Midwest United States and most recently she was a Research ...


    By Marketwire

  • Pork Industry Better Equipped to Prevent and Respond to Disease

    Through Growing Forward 2, the governments of Canada and Alberta are providing $1.35 million to Alberta Pork to help address the threat of pig diseases, such asporcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), to ...

  • Southern soils mitigate manure microbes

    That swine manure sprayed on to fields adds valuable nutrients to the soil is well known. But what is not known is whether all that manure is bringing harmful bacteria with it. A new study looks at the levels of nutrients and bacteria in soils of fields that have been sprayed with manure for fifteen years or more. The research team, composed of scientists from the USDA-ARS Crop Science Research ...

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