Toxin binders

Alleviate the threat of mycotoxin contamination in feeds.

Mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites of various strains of molds. More than 400 types of mycotoxins are known and FAO estimated that 25% of the world feed cereals are contaminated by mycotoxins. Commercial mycotoxin management preparations are (partially) based on adsorbents. These adsorbents are able to bind, to a certain extent, specific mycotoxins in the gastrointestinal tract. Adsorption of mycotoxins is a valid strategy, but complete binding is not achievable. Therefore other defense mechanisms should also be considered such as intestinal integrity support and mold inhibition.

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