More than 90 cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been confirmed in wild boar in Germany since mid-September, leading to suspension of German pork imports into China, South Korea, Japan, and the Philippines. As the Chinese swine industry continues to recover from its latest ASF
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) has had a dramatic impact on the U.S. swine industry since it first appeared in the United States in 2013. By some estimates, PEDv has cost over $1.8 billion in losses, led to the culling of 8 million pigs, and touched approximately 50% of all sow
Here at Anitox, we provide pathogen control programs that safeguard millions of tons of feed and feed ingredients globally each year. Our products are the most cost-effective solution for preventing pathogen contamination and protecting against recontamination. Anitox is a privately
While there are over 2,600 serotypes of Salmonella, a smaller number are commonly linked to human illness. Conventional culture-based identification culminates in selecting a small number of colonies. This poses a problem when multiple serotypes are present in a sample, as it tends to
Whenever there’s a new incidence of a notifiable disease, the local authorities swing into action, implementing crisis management plans to contain the spread of the infection. As news disseminates, there’s inevitability renewed interest from a broader audience into the questions ‘how
In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it has become clear that disease outbreaks are not one-off incidents. Our food industry will continue to face challenges in an increasingly interconnected world with a growing population.