European Food Safety Authority outlines increased mycotoxin risk in parts of Europe

What do molds and fungi need to grow? Moisture and warmth.

As the climates of significant parts of our planet become increasingly hot and wet, experts are advising that we’ll see changes in the development of the molds that harm agriculture in those areas.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has reported that the gradual […]

Monday links

What’s the latest in the fields of agriculture, food safety, animal science and toxicology? Check it out here.

Animal Science:

Dog myths debunked: Does a warm, dry nose mean a dog is sick? — American Kennel Club Most dog owners would probably tell you that a cold, wet nose on their canine companion signals a […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 30, 2018

We have a special guest on this week’s Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report video! Dr. Gwendolyn Jones discusses oxidative stress in response to DON in laying hens — which can impact multiple aspects of the hen’s productivity. Check it out here.

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Officials: Tickborne illness likely to increase

Tickborne illness has been on a sharp rise in the U.S., and now experts say it’s only likely to increase in the years to come.

Ticks are small arachnids that carry all kinds of pathogens that impact both humans and animals. Most common among these is Lyme disease, but others include, for example, Powassan virus, […]

Neogen connects with cosmetics industry at Cosmoprof North America

Cosmoprof North America is the largest beauty industry trade show on the continent, and Neogen will be there at booth #39129 to share what we can offer to the cosmetics industry.

The exhibition will be underway at Las Vegas’s Mandalay Bay from Sunday, July 29 to Tuesday, July 31. We’ll be talking about our rapid […]

Case studies: United Kingdom-based food companies back AccuPoint Advanced

Once in a while, we like to share the feedback we receive from our customers. We appreciate when customers take time out of their days to let us know that the work we do has value — and makes their jobs easier.

We’ve recently been working with a few United Kingdom-based customers regarding AccuPoint Advanced, […]

New technology could make veggies more fun

There are some who may argue that vegetables are pretty monochromatic compared with fruits. And it’s true — look at the vegetable side of your local store’s produce section, and you’ll see a lot of green.

However, food researchers are always looking for ways to liven things up — in terms of making plants easier […]

Oh, rats! Chicago considered ‘rat capital’ of U.S.

On the farm or in the big city, rats are obnoxious wherever they go. Now, a recent study has pinpointed where in the U.S. they seem to be most prominent: Chicago, with the highest number of rat-related public health complaints at 50,963 in 2017.

Not only that, but Chicago’s rat problem seems to be growing. […]

Trade wars start to impact U.S. soybean market

On July 7, the U.S. government placed tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports. China responded swiftly, adding $16 billion worth of tariffs on U.S. imports, which are scheduled to take effect over the next two weeks.

According to the American Soybean Association (ASA), in 2017, China was overwhelmingly the world’s largest U.S. soybean […]

Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Report: July 23, 2018

Happy Monday! We continue our weekly Monday Mycotoxin and Crop Reports with coverage of the persisting drought in parts of the U.S., and Neogen’s Tony Lupo breaks out his trusty grain truck for a timely demo. Watch the video here.

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