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7 Lessons Learned from 20 Years of Mycotoxin Detoxification Research

For the development of tailored approaches for an effective detoxification of mycotoxins in animal nutrition, it is important to keep in mind several lessons we have learned over the course of more...

Mycotoxin Binder Definition and Application in Farm Animals

A mycotoxin binder is a substance that is added to animal feed in small quantities in order to trap mycotoxins, preventing them from entering the blood stream where they can cause serious harm to your...

Improving the diagnosis of deoxynivalenol ingestion in rainbow trout

Future growth and sustainability of the aquaculture industry depend on the sector’s ability to identify economically viable and environmentally friendly alternatives to marine-derived ingredients.

Mycotoxin Survey 2018: First Insights into Regional Harvest Results

As in previous years, BIOMIN is conducting a worldwide mycotoxin monitoring program (BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey). The sample collection and data collection is currently in full swing but an outlook on...

When the threat pops up

The presence of the highly toxic Aspergillus flavus metabolite Aflatoxin B1 causes a dangerous health risk not only to animals but also to humans, which is proven by a recent incident in Austria. 

Climate change, farming and mycotoxins: Welcome unpredictability!

The global climate is changing, bringing with it more extreme, unpredictable weather events and often higher mycotoxin contamination.



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PERSPECTIVES: The Global Mycotoxin Threat and What to Bear in Mind

Climate change and ever-changing extreme weather conditions continue to pose threats to feed safety as well as animal performance and health, notably under the form of the omnipresent mycotoxin...

Science & Solutions No. 64 - Swine

In this issue: How to improve weaned piglet performance naturally; The effect of mycotoxins on swine fertility; Nutritional strategies to prevent postpartum dysgalactia syndrome in lactating sows

The Effect of Mycotoxins on Swine Fertility

Mycotoxins are found in most raw materials worldwide. The annual BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey indicates an increasing incidence of co-contamination, where more than one mycotoxin is found in each sample....

About the author

Michele MUCCIO

Michele Muccio is a product manager in the competence center mycotoxins at the ‘Erber Group’ headquarters in Getzersdorf, Austria. He earned his master’s degree in biotechnology, with specialization in enzyme engineering at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, with a thesis on the identification of novel epoxide hydrolase-like enzymes from soil bacteria. Before he graduated in biotechnology at the University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’. During his studies, he participated to several international research projects in Italy, the Netherlands and Austria.

Michele Muccio joined BIOMIN as a Mycofix® product manager in 2015.


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