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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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    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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    DSM sets up new animal nutrition and health unit as it streamlines business

    The Dutch company has established three distinct business groups. DSM will begin reporting according to this new structure from January 2022. With more than €3bn in existing sales, the company said its animal nutrition and health business will focus on products for “a radical, yet achievable, transformation in the sustainability of animal protein production.” ​ The unit incorporates products such as vitamins and carotenoids, the recently purchased asset, the Erber Group, a global supplier of eubiotics and a mycotoxin risk management expert, as well as the methane inhibitor, Bovaer. The unit also includes data-driven decision-making tools for famers like Sustell,  

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    J.C. Anderson completed office renovation for Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition

    J.C. Anderson has completed a renovation project for Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition North America, Inc.’s new corporate headquarters location at 250 East Devon Avenue in Itasca, Illinois. The company is relocating from 1300 N. Arlington Heights Road, also in Itasca.  Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition is comprised of four business divisions and two subsidiaries that provide innovative solutions to meet various needs of North American consumers with better taste, nutrition, health and wellness. Founded over 110 years ago, the company is recognized as a global leader in the production of amino acid-based solutions for the pharmaceutical, food, foodservice, animal nutrition, nutraceutical,  

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    United Animal Health Names New Chairman of the Board | State

    SHERIDAN, Ind., Sept. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — United Animal Health has named Ellen S. Crabb, MBA, as their new Chairman of the Board. Crabb assumes John M. Corbett’s Chairman responsibilities as he continues to transition toward retirement. Corbett will remain on the Board of Directors as its Secretary-Treasurer, focusing primarily on financial oversight. “I am very pleased that Ellen has assumed my former responsibilities,” remarked Corbett. “We both remain committed to United Animal Health and its enduring service to our customers, shareholders and employees. I know Ellen will continue our legacy of excellence in corporate social stewardship begun  

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    The Booming Pet Health Market

    Indeed, our pets were a silver lining. “While tragic in so many ways, last year’s pandemic had many positive lessons for all of us,” says Douglas Bibus, Ph.D., Founder/CEO Lipid Technologies, LLC, and Past President, The American Oil Chemists’ Society. “The significance of family and loved ones and companion animals was never so apparent.” What are pet parents buying? IRI reports that during Q2, 32% of survey respondents reported purchasing more pet treats than in Q1—and wellness is paramount. IRI data shows that purchase decisions are driven by health and nutrition first, followed by pet preference and price. More than  

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    Improving broiler gut health by making the most of butyric acid

    Regarding the important role of animal nutrition in sustainable and efficient production, there is a particular need for new and advanced dietary strategies to increase the resilience of animals. Establishing and maintaining a healthy gut is crucial for improving welfare and reducing antibiotic use in poultry production. One of the greatest challenges of modern animal husbandry around the world is the sustainable, efficient improvement of animal welfare. This term refers to a number of factors, including housing climate, behaviour, health, hygiene and feeding. To be successful, the issue has to be approached holistically. For us, this means that we have  

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    Health & Wellness Lifestyle Shifts: Five Consumer Behaviors that are Reshaping Food, Beverage & Supplement Innovation | Business

    CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 26, 2021– ADM has identified five behavior shifts that are inspiring innovation and creating opportunities for forward-looking food, beverage and supplement companies. “Health and wellness remain at the forefront of the global conversation,” said June Lin, vice president, Global Marketing, Health & Wellness at ADM. “The pandemic has transformed how consumers perceive holistic health and wellbeing. It’s impacting how we live and increasing the importance of the foods, beverages and supplements we choose, presenting new opportunities for our industry to meet their needs.” According to research, 60% of global consumers are planning to improve their overall health and  

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