Mycotoxin management

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Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad, in cooperation with Cairo University, successfully launched the MycoGut Academy in Cairo (Egypt) with 75 attendees from the Middle East. The three-day event centered around an interactive poultry focused program, that included practical and class rooms sessions. The knowledge transfer provided and access to global experts was met with great […]

Exposure-based mycotoxin biomarkers in the field evaluations

Currently, there is a growing interest in mycotoxin biomarkers in the farming community based on the increasing number of farmers enquiring about this topic. The term ‘mycotoxin biomarker’ in that context is being associated with the so-called exposure-related indicators (mycotoxins and their metabolites in body fluids, faeces or organs). This type of biomarkers is seen […]

Sitec 2018

Sitec 2018

SITEC is a technical event promoted annually by Nutriad since 2013. , SITEC celebrated its 5th event this year and attracted 100 professionals to Foz do Iguaçu – PR, South of Brazil. The participants were from diverse sectors in animal production, which included nutritionists, veterinarians, managers, consultants and research institute representatives. The event was divided into […]

The worldwide focus on fumonisins

Author: Radka Borutova DVM, PhD, Business Development manager, Nutriad International The discovery of fumonisins is well described in the publication by Marasas, 2001. According to Marasas, the predominant fungus isolated from moldy corn implicated in a field outbreak of equine leukoencephalomalacia (ELEM) in South Africa in 1970 was Fusarium verticillioides (F. moniliforme). The same fungus […]

Are aflatoxins manageable mycotoxins?

Author: Radka Borutova, DVM, PhD, Business development manager, Nutriad International The discovery and isolation of aflatoxins was a result of investigations on the mysterious Turkey-X disease of 1960 which resulted in a loss of several thousand turkey poults in the United Kingdom. The cause of the enormous mortality in the turkey poults and of similar […]

NUTRIAD Mycotoxin Management

Feed additives with selective anti-mycotoxic effects that are activated directly inside the animal can be considered the optimal solution to mycotoxicosis in all animal species and categories. These additives have the following properties; rapid binding of adsorbable mycotoxins, stability at different pH levels, thermostability at pelleting and extrusion conditions, limited binding activity with vitamins, micro- […]

Nutriad Poland 2017: Mycotoxin survey in wheat

Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by filamentous fungi that cause a toxic response (mycotoxicosis) when ingested by farm and companion animals. Fusarium, Aspergillus, and Penicillium are the most abundant moulds that produce these toxins. They contaminate human foods and animal feeds through fungal growth prior to and during harvest, or during improper storage (Bhatnagar et […]

Gold Sponsor Nutriad Hosted Technical Session at MYCOKEY

Belgium headquartered feed additives specialist Nutriad was a proud sponsor of the 1st MycoKey International Conference that took place in September in Ghent (Belgium). MycoKey aims to deliver the first integrated ICT tool to address mycotoxin contamination along the food and feed chain. Partners in the project seek enable real-time information and suggestions for mycotoxin […]