TOXFIN™ Related Articles

Selected activated clays for broad-spectrum and strong mycotoxin binding

By Dr. Rick Carter, PhD, Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health, Asia Pacific

Food contamination scandals continue to reinforce consumer concerns over how food is produced which adds to the pressures applied to primary producers. This may have contributed to the remarkable increase in scientific publications on mycotoxins over the last 15 years. Mycotoxins are produced from mould and so the prevention of mould growth would ensure the prevention of mycotoxin formation.

Click here to download the article!

A novel solution to tackle zearalenone

By Dr Elke Schoeters, R&D Director of Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health, Asia Pacific and Dr Koh Thong Jin, Product Manager of Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health, Asia Pacific.

Mycotoxins are important contributors to economic losses in pig production, especially zearalenone as it has a negative impact on sow's reproductive performance. The use of so-called mycotoxin binders has become a routine practice, as they prevent intestinal absorption of the toxins. This has led to the introduction of many different products on the market. However, they are not all equally effective and efficacy of many of them has not or inadequately been proven. Dr Elke Schoeters and Dr Koh Thong Jin describe a new and proven innovation in mycotoxin binders.

Click here to download the article!

Mycotoxin survey for feed, feed ingredients in north-east and south east asia 

By Dr Joanne Ho, Ph.D, Product Manager and Hwee Ching Ong, Senior CLS associate, Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health, Asia Pacific

Kemin Industries (Asia) Pte Ltd conducted an extensive mycotoxin survey from August 2013 to March 2016 across nine countries, in Brunei, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. The Singapore based, Customer Laboratory Services(CLS) received 147 feed and feed ingredients samples for analysis to detect the presence of mycotoxins.

Click here to download the article!

Have a Question About TOXFIN™ ?