Livestock

Health and safety concerns persist in China, as does the possibility and actuality of the rise of poultry viruses in proximity to humans

GLOBAL ANIMAL HEALTH company Merial and the Australian company Imugene have signed a comprehensive agreement allowing Merial to obtain exclusive rights to Imugene vector technology.

GLOBAL ANIMAL HEALTH company Merial and the Australian company Imugene have signed a comprehensive agreement allowing Merial to obtain exclusive rights to Imugene vector technology.

p>GLOBAL ANIMAL HEALTH company Merial and the Australian company Imugene have signed a comprehensive agreement allowing Merial to obtain exclusive rights to Imugene vector technology.

EVEN WITH VOLATILITY in the pricing of crude oil, work is continuing to improve the viability of biodiesel as an alternative.

As discussed in an article published recently in ‘Tribology & Lubrication Technology’ (TLT), the many challenges in working with biodiesel include suitable feedstocks, cost-effective processing and preparing a final product that meets industry specifications.

The rise in demand of fish oil is attributed to people becoming more aware of the health benefits of omega 3, a fatty acid found in marine oils. (Image source: Jones N/Flickr)

The global market for fish oil is expected to reach US$1.7bn in 2018, according to a report published by Transparency Market Research

Philippines has issued the call amid complaints that poultry and hog raisers leave sewage untreated which spills into rivers and other water bodies. (Image source: Sarah Scicluna/Flickr)

Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has called on livestock raisers to invest in technologies aimed at mitigating negative effects of commercial livestock production to the environment

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