animal nutrition

21 Aug 2019
--- US-based Elanco Animal Health is to acquire Bayer’s Animal Health business in a US$7.6 billion deal. According to Elanco, the move elevates it as a global animal health company, enhances its portfolio of leading global... Read More
24 Jul 2019
--- Swiss-based Stonehaven Incubate and Nuritas – a discovery platform for active peptides – have entered into a new partnership agreement. The two companies are joining forces to use cutting-edge AI technology to... Read More
18 Jun 2019
--- Scientists from Nestlé subsidiary Purina have found a way to prevent allergic reactions to cat hair and dander – dried flakes of skin. In a decade-long study, researchers discovered an antibody – IgY... Read More
20 May 2019
--- The burgeoning market for cannabidiol (CBD) has seen a proliferation of NPD in recent times, as the cannabis extract makes its way into mainstream consumer packaged goods. Where regulation of the compound remains tight in... Read More
12 Apr 2019
--- Swiss biotech company Gnubiotics is launching GNU100 – an oligosaccharide and glycopeptide mix – touted as “the first microbiome specialty ingredient for companion animal gut health.” After winning... Read More
28 Feb 2019
--- Nestlé Purina has launched a new line of supplements aimed at improving anxious behaviors in dogs by ameliorating their digestive issues. The Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Supplements Calming Care range contains the... Read More
20 Aug 2018
--- Animal nutritionists Happy Go Healthy has released a new all-in-one solution to support joint, bone, skin and gut health for dogs of all breeds and sizes. The producer claims that the new product “helps pets live... Read More
13 Aug 2018
--- Packaging for pets is big business – it is estimated to account for around five percent of the total European demand for flexible plastic-based packaging. It explains why many leading suppliers have designated pet... Read More
06 Jul 2018
--- In nutrition news this week, hamburgers were noted as the type of fast food most associated with allergic disease, a study cast doubt on the idea that cocoa can aid post-exercise muscle recovery, and a Canadian study... Read More
04 Jul 2018
--- Coffee consumption is associated with lower mortality rates and can be part of a healthy diet, says a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers found that those who drink six or seven cups of coffee per day were... Read More
14 May 2018
--- Ocean Harvest Technology Limited of Ireland and Barentz International, headquartered in the Netherlands, have reached an agreement for Barentz Animal Nutrition to formally act as a distributor for the OceanFeed brand of... Read More
22 Mar 2018
--- French venture capital firm Seventure Partners has launched a venture capital fund targeted at supporting companies in the field of animal health, feed and nutrition, called AVF. The first close of AVF, at €24 million,... Read More
07 Nov 2017
--- A recent study conducted by Iowa State University has found that Archer Daniels Midland Company’s (ADM) flaxseed oil is twice as efficient at enriching egg yolks with omega 3 fatty acids when compared to whole, ground... Read More
22 Sep 2017
--- Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has announced the acquisition of Twilmij B.V., a well-established Dutch nutritional solutions company in the animal feed sector. DSM notes... Read More
31 Aug 2017
--- South Korea’s CJ CheilJedang Corp plans to expand its portfolio now that it has acquired a 90 percent stake in Brazilian soy protein maker Selecta, one of the world’s largest producers of soy protein concentrate... Read More
24 Aug 2017
--- Humans are not the only ones to suffer from food intolerance and allergy symptoms like swelling in the face or an asthma attack. Other animals, such as cats, dogs and horses, are affected after feeding as well, according to... Read More
08 Mar 2017
--- Royal DSM and Evonik have announced plans to establish a joint venture producing omega-3 fatty acid products from natural marine algae for the animal nutrition and aquaculture markets. The innovation will enable the... Read More
24 Aug 2016
--- Eggshell Membrane brand NEM, has been clinically proven to reduce pain and improve function in dogs suffering with joint problems, according to a new study published in the journal, Veterinary Medicine, Research &... Read More
04 Aug 2016
--- A new study examining the connection between estrogen consumed in food and human reproductive health has determined that the consumption of bovine milk does not have a negative impact.
26 Jul 2016
--- From May 16th to 18th, 2016, UNICAMP (University of Campinas) hosted the International Workshop on Advances of Probiotics for Food and Veterinary Applications. The event was organized by the LLPP (Laboratory of Dairy... Read More