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Industry Leaders Convene to Elevate the Aquaculture Industry

Aquaculture sessions will feature concepts on creating new products, taking advantage of innovative technologies, and elevating production, performance and returns.

April 12, 2005


Is global aquaculture production running at peak efficiency? Can we improve pigmentation through nutrition? Enhance immunity? These are just some of the key discussions to take place during the Aquaculture Nutritional Technologies Session at Alltech鈥檚 21st Annual Feed Industry Symposium in Lexington Kentucky, May 22-25, 2005.

Presentations during the event will feature concepts on creating new products, taking advantage of innovative technologies, and elevating production, performance and returns.

Renowned consultants and academics will look at issues such as:
路聽聽聽聽 Antiviral immunity
路聽聽聽聽 The organic aquaculture movement
路聽聽聽聽 Alternatives to antibiotics
路聽聽聽聽 Nutritional aspects of pigmentation
路聽聽聽聽 Controlling mycotoxins

鈥淐onsumer demand for traceability and high-quality nutrition, coupled with the need to maximize feed efficiency and performance mean the aquaculture industry must be willing to break the boundaries of traditional feed methods to remain competitive and cost effective. These are all tough challenges that the Aquaculture Nutritional Technologies Session will be
addressing,鈥 Dan Fegan, Alltech鈥檚 Asia-Pacific Regional Technical Manager for Aquaculture

鈥淔or 20 years, the goal of the annual Alltech Symposium has been to bring the latest scientific technologies to the animal and aqua feed industries in a practical format. This year鈥檚 program is the best one yet,鈥 said Dr.Pearse Lyons, president of Alltech. 鈥淲e are going to help create new markets with innovative ideas that will elevate the performance not only of our animals, but of our industry.鈥

David Byrne, former EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection will give the keynote presentation, 鈥淔ood safety, front and center: the consumer鈥檚 ultimate concern. Why traceability, both globally and nationally, must become one of any company鈥檚 mandates.鈥 During his tenure as EU Commissioner, Byrne was instrumental in developing policies on food safety, public health, and consumer protection. He was also central in preparing Europe鈥檚 response to such crises as BSE, Foot and Mouth, and SARS.

For more information on the Aquaculture Nutritional Technologies Session or any of the sessions at the 21st Annual Symposium, please visit聽 www.alltech.com/symposium
where you can register online. Should you have further questions, please contact your local Alltech representative or contact Kim Levernier at: klevernier@alltech.com

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