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Growing demand for petfood nutrition information

[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Alltech will hold its European Pet Food Seminar titled "Novel Nutritional Strategies -- Delivering the petfood future," on Thursday, November 9, 2006, at its European Bioscience Center in Dunboyne, Co. Meath, Ireland.? The seminar is a unique opportunity for industry professionals to learn about and discuss the link between human trends and pet nutrition.

Speakers for the event include:

  • Mr. Uli Pesi, Pesiresearch, Germany
  • Professor Fernando Rutz, Pelotas Federal University, Brazil
  • Dr. Karina Horgan, Alltech, Ireland
  • Dr. John Lowe, Tuttons Hill Nutrition, UK
  • Dr. Myriam Hesta, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Dr. Kate Jacques, Alltech, USA
  • Professor Josef Boehm, Vienna University of Veterinary Medicine, Austria
  • Dr. Ronan Power, Alltech, USA

Some topics for discussion include human consumer and petfood trends; obesity; mycotoxins; zoonotic diseases, and aging pets.? Alltech will hold a welcome dinner and discussion forum for attendees at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8, to precede the seminar on the 9th.? For more information and to register for the seminar, contact your local Alltech representative or Barbara Nugent at

For over 26 years, Alltech has been researching and providing all-natural nutritional solutions to the challenges of the animal production industry. With the proven success of cutting-edge brands such as Yea-Sacc?1026, Sel-Plex?, Bio-Mos?, Mycosorb?, Bioplex?, NuPro? and Allzyme?SSF, the company's product line is a unique example of how all-natural technologies backed by constant research can move the industry forward.