October 2, 2006
[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Alltech announces the dates and locations of its 2006 Latin America Lecture Tour (LALT). This year's theme, "Delivering on the Nutrigenomics Promise," highlights the key topics recently presented at Alltech's 22nd International Feed Industry Symposium, held last April in Lexington, Kentucky. This year's tour will begin in Brazil on October 16 and will conclude in Guatemala on the October 20.
September 18, 2006
[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Furthering their commitment to meeting the regulatory standards in the 85 countries, Alltech has restructured its Regulatory Department. With the shifting of responsibilities and the addition of two new employees, Alltech is better positioned to stay on the cutting-edge in regulatory affairs. Changes include:
September 15, 2006
[Bangkok, Thailand] -- As a part of its global development and commitment to the emerging Asia-Pacific region, Alltech has opened its third Bioscience Center in Bangkok, Thailand. The official opening took place on September 15, 2006 at the Thailand Science Park Convention Center, Patumthani, Thailand, and was formally opened by Dr. Morakot Tanticharoen, the Director of the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC); Dr. Karl Dawson, Alltech's Director of Worldwide Research, and Dr. Richard Chong, General Manager, Alltech Thailand.
September 14, 2006
[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Due to rising oil prices and a greater awareness of the limited supply of fossil fuels, the latest reports in 2006 suggest that ethanol production is increasing rapidly - by as much as 16% and rising. In the United States, the White House aims to have ethanol "cost-competitive by 2012, offering the potential to displace up to 30% of the Nation's current fuel use." This means that of the 250 million tons of corn that the U.S. produces annually, 140 million tons will be destined for ethanol production, leaving only 110 million tons for food and feed.
September 1, 2006
[Lexington, Kentucky] -- Finding a way to address selenium deficiency may be especially important for people with HIV/AIDS; and recently a delegation from Alltech visited southern Africa to investigate how the company's organoselenium product, Sel-Plex, might be used in the fight against HIV. The team, which included photographer Jason Heck, former nurse Liz Frank, and Alltech's Director of Nutrition Dr.