24 Aug
Screening Salmonella and the Importance of Media Selection
  • Posted by Anitox

Screening Salmonella and the Importance of Media Selection

According to a 1984 study, Salmonella survival in feed can last as long as 98 days, potentially longer. Since then, the literature on Salmonella in feed has only grown, supporting that Salmonella can be found everywhere and may infiltrate from anywhere. There are over 2500 different 

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09 Aug
A Turkey Producer's Guide to Poultry Feed Safety
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A Turkey Producer's Guide to Poultry Feed Safety

According to a USDA report, today’s turkeys are nearly 13 pounds bigger than they were in 1960. This is primarily due to genetic selection and artificial insemination, which has resulted in poults with higher growth potential. The time and money spent to produce birds that can grow bigger

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26 Jul
The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Necrotic Enteritis
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The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Necrotic Enteritis

Six billion dollars. That’s the estimate of what poultry producers spend annually on necrotic enteritis prevention, treatment and losses. Why so much? Efficient production requires that birds derive nutrients from feed to optimize growth and that their environment, health and welfare are

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19 Jul
Everything You Need to Know About Salmonella in Eggs
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Everything You Need to Know About Salmonella in Eggs

Grandmothers across the globe chase kids away from bowls of raw cookie dough, and pregnant moms avoid fresh mayonnaise. Why? So, they don’t get sick.     Eggs aren’t inherently bad or dangerous – in fact, according to the CDC, they are one of the most cost-effective and nutritious foods

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30 Jun
Pathogen Prevention: Getting It Right
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Pathogen Prevention: Getting It Right

Impact of Pathogens In 2020 our world was knocked off its axis – why? Because of a viral pathogen we have all come to know as COVID-19. Even now as things return to normal we are inundated with facts, cautionary tales and suggestions. Many of these being common sense – wash your hands,

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18 Jun
The Clostridium Conundrum
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The Clostridium Conundrum

What is Clostridium? Clostridia is typically defined as a gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium. But what does that even mean? If you already know the answer to that question, skip ahead to the next section. ‘Form relates to function’ is a statement that rings true for nearly everything

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