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    Why good diet and exercise aren’t enough to fight the virus

    I’m a fitness enthusiast. I also adhere to a nutrient-dense, “clean” eating program, which means I minimize my sugar intake and eat a lot of whole foods for the purpose of optimizing my health. You might wonder how effective such a diet and exercise plan would be in the fight against Covid-19 since some have suggested — without supporting evidence — that vaccination may be unnecessary if a detailed wellness lifestyle is closely followed. As a research scientist who has studied nutrition for close to 20 years, I have watched the wellness community’s response to the Covid-19 vaccines with great  

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    Archer Daniels (ADM) Gains on Solid Nutrition Unit, High Demand

    Archer Daniels Midland Company ADM looks well-positioned on the back of solid demand for most of its products and continued strength in its Nutrition segment. Solid performance in its Ag Services & Oilseeds, and Carbohydrate Solutions also bode well. Speaking of its Nutrition segment, revenues at the segment rose 20.6% year over year in second-quarter 2021. The segment’s adjusted operating profit grew 27.2% year over year, owing to significant gains in the Human and Animal Nutrition units. Within the Human Nutrition unit, the North America and EMEA regions gained from strength in the flavors business, stemming from higher volumes and  

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    Danisco blames ‘unprecedented’ costs escalation for feed additive price hike

    The company, a business of IFF’s Health & Biosciences division, said the move is effective immediately or as contracts allow. The price hike is due to unprecedented cost escalation on raw materials, packaging, and logistics. “We will increase prices by up to 10%, depending on the product grade and geography.”​ Its animal nutrition business had historically been able to offset increases in input costs through efficiency gains. That is no longer the case, it said. “Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a sustained and lasting unfavorable impact on input costs around the world. In the case of transportation, for  

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    Lawrence County nutrition plant facing $300K in fines for safety and health violations

    VERONA, Mo. (KY3) – The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed fines of $300,000 against a nutrition plant in Lawrence County. Administrative leaders with the department of labor have issued 24 citations to BCP Ingredients Inc. in Verona for serious safety and health violations. Multiple complaints claim the company’s workers were exposed to toxic substances, combustible dust and moving machinery parts. “This company’s failure to comply with safety and health requirements exposed hundreds of workers to toxic chemicals and unguarded machine hazards,” said OSHA Area Director Karena Lorek in a news release. “OSHA will always respond to reports of unsafe  

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    On-demand: Webinar on sustainable feeding solutions

    The theme of sustainably feeding pigs was explored in a recent webinar, held by Pig Progress and supported by animal nutrition companies Orffa and IFF. The webinar is now available to view on demand. View the webinar of September 23rd   The webinar was held on September 23 and featured speakers Dr Amir Ghane of Danisco Animal Nutrition, part of IFF, and Brecht Bruneel speaking on behalf of Orffa. Line-up of the webinar, with on the left Brecht Bruneel, Orffa and in the middle Dr Amir Ghane, IFF. – Photo: Company Webcast Nutribiosis: Complex interaction in the  

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    DSM Animal Nutrition and Health, bettermoo(d), Sapphire Dairies

    This week, we have interviews with Christie Chavis, vice president at DSM Animal Nutrition and Health; Sajid Shehzad Sufi, director sales & marketing at Sapphire Dairies; and Nima Bahrami, CEO and founder of bettermoo(d). We also have our weekly look at the global dairy markets with Charlie Hyland at StoneX. New RTD latte from Sapphire Dairies​ Sapphire Dairies Pvt. Ltd. provides consumers dairy products by managing the collection and packaging of milk from start to finish in Pakistan. Caffètru, its newly launched RTD Latte, has a blend of Arabica and Robusta coffee with milk from its own farm. “Caffètru  

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    Richmond’s Hill’s Pet Nutrition plans expansion that will add 64 jobs

    RICHMOND, Ind. — Hill’s Pet Nutrition plans to invest $17.5 million in an expansion that includes 64 new jobs at its Richmond plant. The Economic Development Corporation of Wayne County Board on Monday approved an Economic Development Income Tax (EDIT) grant of $203,000 to offset the cost of training and the purchase and installation of new equipment. The Wayne County commissioners now must consider the EDIT grant request, according to an EDC news release. “The company’s expansion is great for both Richmond and Wayne County,” said Valerie Shaffer, the EDC president, in the release. “I’m thrilled Hill’s Pet Nutrition and  

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    Animal Nutrition Market New Advancement Helps to Achieve US$450 billion by 2027 with Top Key Players and Covering COVID-19 impact Analysis

    Animal Nutrition Market top level players are analyzed in report based on current and future development status, and Animal Nutrition market estimations from 2020 to 2027 in terms of revenue and volume. This report provides strategic recommendations consulted by the industrial experts including market share worldwide, future outlook, cost profit structure, supply, raw materials, labour cost, manufacturing expenses, latest market trends, demands, ROI. The Animal Nutrition market report analyse the manufacturing cost of the product, which is very important for the manufacturer and competitors, raw material price, manufacturing process cost, labour cost, energy cost, all these kinds of cost will  

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