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Sel-Plex? - The First Organic Selenium Authorised For Use in the European Union

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[Dublin, Ireland] - Alltech is delighted to announce that Sel-Plex has received authorisation as a nutritional feed additive for use in all species diets, from the European Union (EU) under EU regulation 1750/2006. Sel-Plex is a selenized yeast produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I-3060.? Sel-Plex is the only product of its kind to have received this authorisation. ?

Alltech takes Kentucky's new highway sign around the world

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[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Alltech unveiled a flag this week resembling the highway signs that will be placed at prominent locations throughout Kentucky promoting the state as the home of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The company plans to send the flag to more than 80 countries around the globe to generate excitement for Kentucky and the Games.

Alltech announces dates, locations for 2007

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[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Alltech's annual North American Lecture Tour (NALT) will visit various locations in the U.S. and Canada from January 8-19, 2007.? This year's theme is, "How will we feed our animals?"? While corn has been found to be a major source of renewable energy by way of ethanol, the technology will require the use of a major portion of the world's corn supply.? This increased demand presents the challenge of producing enough corn to suffice the ethanol plants as well as the feed and food industries that provide nutrition for animals and humans alike.

Alltech expands for the future

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[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Global animal health company Alltech has announced the purchase of 165 acres adjacent to its global headquarters in Nicholasville, Kentucky.? The site, which is currently a golf course, is named Connemara after the rugged province in the west of Ireland.? According to Ireland native Dr. Pearse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech, this made the purchase even more interesting.? Lyons plans to continue running the golf course over the next few years; however, the long-term plan is to locate a bioscience-technology park on the land.

New era in added value foods could dawn with EU approval of organic selenium feed additives

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[Dublin, Ireland] -- Commercial availability of effective organic selenium supplements in the EU could open up a new era of added value food products for livestock farmers throughout the region, according to nutrition researcher and consultant Dr. Peter Surai.

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