Mycotoxins - A ubiquitous problem
The existence of hundreds of mycotoxins with different frequencies and patterns of occurrences, as well as synergistic complications arising from the co-existence of more than one mycotoxin in any given sample, underscores the need for creative and targeted solutions in mycotoxin counteracting strategies.
The Science behind Mycofix®
Key to the effectiveness is a three-pronged strategy of mycotoxin control:
A unique combination of patented specific enzymes and biological components converts mycotoxins into non-toxic, environmentally-safe metabolites.
FUMzyme® is the unique first-ever purified enzyme authorized by the EU to biotransform fumonisins specifically and irreversibly into non-toxic metabolites.
- Biomin® BBSH
The first-ever EU authorized microorganism that biotransforms trichothecenes into harmless metabolites.
- Biomin® MTV
T. mycotoxinivorans is a unique yeast strain to detoxify specifically zearalenone and ochratoxin A in the digestive tract of animals leading to non-toxic substances.
Mineral adsorbents selectively bind adsorbable mycotoxins such as aflatoxins and ergot alkaloids.
Bioprotection ensures the hepato- and immune-protection that counters the negative effects caused by mycotoxins, through a scientifically proven blend of carefully selected plant and algae extracts.
5 proven benefits
- Enzymatic fumonisin degradation
- Deactivation of DON, OTA and ZEN by biotransformation
- Highest aflatoxin adsorption
- 99 % BIOMIN Bioprotection
- Unique endotoxin protection
Authorization within the EU
The EU registration for mycotoxin deactivation products is not only the legal basis for official mycotoxin claims. It is also a detailed evaluation with high standards for the efficacy and safety of a product.
Because of its long-standing focus on mycotoxin research, BIOMIN was able to get this successful EU authorization for Biomin® BBSH 797 and the specific bentonite Mycofix® Secure – part of the Mycofix® product line. These two components are the only products till now that have undergone the complete registration procedure and succeeded in a final authorization.
The fine art of formulating phytogenics lies in a suitable combination of the right plant materials because there is a very thin line between a successful formula and a mere mixture of different components. This requires a deep understanding of the flavoring properties as well as the biological effects of plant compounds in the animal organism. Having a combination of different plant materials, including herbs and spices in complete and finely ground form, essential oils and non-volatile extracts, maximizes the full potential that these plants offer.