October 11, 2005
A record 54 attendees, from Bangladesh, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei, Madagascar, Tanzania, Indonesia, Australia and Thailand, participated in the NACA-Alltech Shrimp Health Management Training Workshop recently (October 3-8, 2005), in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop was the 12th in the series previously sponsored by NACA and AAHRI. Attendees gained useful strategies for basic shrimp health management and learned about current trends in the shrimp production industry.
October 5, 2005
[Lexington, Kentucky] - The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association recently granted allowance of Bio-Mos from Alltech for use in their organic diets. This follows the allowance by Quality Assurance International in February. This recognition reflects Alltech's commitment to improving animal health through nutrition.
October 4, 2005
[Vale do IvaÃ, BRAZIL] - Alltech has put its "Thinking globally, acting locally" mantra into practice again by entering into a joint venture with a sugar plant company, Vale do IvaÃ, Parana, Brazil. A total of US$25 million will be invested resulting in a state-of-the-art facility, with the largest yeast production in the world.
October 3, 2005
[Dublin, Ireland] - The yeast culture Yea-Sacc1026 (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CBS 493.94) has been granted permanent authorisation for use throughout the EU as a zootechnical additive. Yea-Sacc 1026 has received EU definitive approval (E 1704) for use in dairy diets.
This latest approval for Yea-Sacc 1026 reaffirms the product's standing as the most widely accredited yeast culture on the market, being the only product of its type that is officially authorized for all classes of cattle as well as for equine use.
October 3, 2005
The 10th Shrimp Health Management Training Workshop is underway in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop will take place over five days from Oct 3-8, 2005. Alltech Aqua, in conjunction with the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA), are providing the workshop for shrimp industry professionals with attendees from India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei, Madagascar, Tanzania, Indonesia and Thailand.