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Regional Results of Global Mycotoxin Occurrence Through September 2017

Results of the BIOMIN Mycotoxin Survey conducted from January to September 2017 indicate that deoxynivalenol (DON) and fumonisins (FUM) are the most common mycotoxins found in feedstuffs.

Mycotoxin Impacts on Ruminants

An overview of the main mycotoxins that disrupt rumen function, impairing animal health and performance.

Regional Results of Global Mycotoxin Occurrence Through June 2017

Over 33000 analyses were conducted on 8452 finished feed and raw commodity samples sourced from 63 countries from January to June 2017, covering common components used for feed such as corn, wheat,...

Piglet Diets: Looming Zinc Ban Not Your Only Worry

The EU’s impending ban on the use of zinc oxide at medicinal levels has given us all cause to take a closer at piglet feed.

Does Your Mycotoxin Solution Work? EU and China Respond

A new position paper from the MyToolBox project reveals how China and the EU approach regulation of mycotoxins and mycotoxin deactivators

5 Parameters for Mycotoxin Risk Management for Aquatic Species

An effective immune system can unlock profits for aquaculture—provided that mycotoxins are kept in check.

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[WEBINAR] Mycotoxin Outlook 2018: The Rise of Fumonisins

New results from the longest running and most comprehensive mycotoxin survey data available indicate that the threat to farm animals from fumonisins has risen or is set to rise in many places across...

How to Protect Your Layers and Breeders from Tricothecene Mycotoxins

Mycotoxins such as deoxynivalenol, T-2 toxin and zearalenone can impair profitability and predispose birds to necrotic enteritis. Recent trial results demonstrate how to protect your flocks.

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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