In today's modern livestock farming, especially with increasing transboundary infectious diseases that could impact livestock production, having a robust biosecurity program plays a critical role in ensuring healthy animals and safe food production.
Feed and feed ingredients can carry pathogens that are detrimental to the animals' health and welfare. However, in biosecurity planning, the role of feed can be often overlooked. As animals are exposed to feed multiple times each day, if pathogens enter the feed supply chain, the chances of infections are high.
Breaches in biosecurity can impact food safety, which would deteriorate consumers' trust, ultimately leading to the loss of demand and revenue.
Contaminated feed transmits the pathogens such as Salmonella and E. coli to the animals and the entire food chain.
Raw feed materials, such as meat and bone meal and fish meal are the most frequent sources of Salmonella. Treating raw feed materials with Sal CURB™ as early as possible in the feed chain is crucial to minimize and control Salmonella contamination in the subsequent stages of feed production.
Re-contamination of compound feed by Salmonella is possible even though the feed has undergone heat treatment. Heat treatment has no residual benefit. In contrast, the use of Sal CURB™ provides a long lasting protection and prevent the feed from re-contamination.
Surveys have shown high Salmonella prevalence detected in dust samples from the pre-heat and post-heat areas of the mill, as well as inside the pellet cooling systems. Regular cleaning and sanitizing of the feed mill equipment and facilities is critical to control cross-contamination of Salmonella.
Feed can be contaminated with Salmonella if the storage compartments of the transport vehicles are not kept clean. It is important to regularly sanitize the inner storage compartments to deactivate Salmonella, ensuring they are in a hygienic state.
Sal CURB™ is available in different formats (dry and liquid) with different actives compositions designed to fit your needs of effective pathogen control in feed.
At Kemin, safety is #1. At recommended inclusion rate, Sal CURB™ application in feed is safe for the animals and consumers.
When you work with Kemin, you can rest assured that Sal CURB™ will be applied efficaciously, accurately and safely. Our dedicated Kemin Application Solution (KAS) engineering team provides tailored engineering services to meet your specific application needs. Our Customer Laboratory Services (CLS) staffs also provides comprehensive safety training on Sal CURB™ handling to assure the safety of the workers.
Sal CURB™ variants are available in 25kg, 200kg and 1,000kg packaging.*