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Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Agriculture

Potential of CRISPR-Cas for agriculture – Morning Ag Clips Researchers are reporting the results of scientific studies demonstrating the potential of CRISPR-Cas as an advanced plant breeding technology to increase the […]

As EpiPen prices soar, food allergy sufferers search for alternatives

As parents of children with food allergies begin gearing up for the start of school, many have faced a harsh reality as the price for the potentially lifesaving EpiPen has skyrocketed over the past few years.

EpiPens are spring-loaded syringes filled with epinephrine and are widely carried by people with life-threatening allergies. Over 3.6 million […]

Learn more about T-2/HT-2 with this infographic

As Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Reports continue, we wanted to take some time and explain what exactly mycotoxins are, what commodities they typically infect, and how various kinds differ from one another. While this infographic on T-2/HT-2 concludes our series, you can revisit all our mycotoxin infographics by clicking here.

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Hop growers raise their glass to the craft beer industry

Take a look at the taps lining the wall at your neighborhood tavern, or a stroll down the beer aisle at your local liquor store and your senses will most likely be overwhelmed. The thirst for craft beer has exploded in recent years bringing with it a seemingly endless amount of available beer choices.

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Tox Tuesday: Carfentanil

Typically used to sedate elephants and other extremely large animals, carfentanil is one of the latest and most deadly opioids suspected in a new rash of overdoses around the country. Recent reports have also found the drug mixed with or disguised as heroin, and seized in several states including Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Florida.

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Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Animal Science

Ohio and Michigan report H3N2v ‘swine flu’ infections linked to pigs at fairs – Outbreak News The four human infections were caused by H3N2v viruses in Ohio (2) and Michigan (2). […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report — August 15, 2016

Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report for August 15, 2016 is now available. Each week, we are happy to present a new report, sharing data and statistics from the agriculture industry. This week’s video also features a commodities report from Richard Brock of Brock Associates. To watch, click on the video below.

Olympic horses give new meaning to traveling in style

The 2016 Olympic Games are now well underway and it’s not only the athletes who have converged on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Some very well-traveled horses are making the trip as well.

According to the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) — the world’s governing body for horse sport, a special cargo plane left London Stanstead Airport […]

Learn all about fumonisins with this infographic

As Neogen’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Reports continue, we wanted to take some time and explain what exactly mycotoxins are, what commodities they typically infect, and how various kinds differ from one another. Stay tuned for a new mycotoxin infographic each week!

Science shows non-celiac wheat sensitivity is a real thing

A new study may explain why people who do not have celiac disease or a wheat allergy still experience gastrointestinal and other uncomfortable symptoms after ingesting wheat and related cereals. The findings suggest that these individuals have a weakened intestinal barrier, which leads to a body-wide inflammatory immune response.

“Our study shows that the symptoms […]