Munich, September 22, 2014 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will present TOXISORB®, a 100% natural way to detoxify livestock feedstuff, at its EuroTier debut in Hannover, Germany, from November 11-14, 2014 (Booth 17B21).
International trading of feed and feed additives means longer transportation and storage, which exposes feedstuff to risk of mould fungus attack. According to the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), about 25% of feed worldwide is critically contaminated, leading to economic losses due to reduced animal health and eventual loss of productivity for the farming industry.
The clay mineral-based TOXISORB® products help to protect livestock from dangerous mycotoxin poisons caused by mould fungi in animal feed, supporting healthy livestock and safe food production. Mixed into animal feed, the special adsorbents attract and bind toxins in the digestive tract of the animal. So bound, the toxins are prevented from further transfer into the animal’s bloodstream and are eliminated with the digestive waste products. The clay products are returned to nature and even improve soil quality when the waste is used as field dung.
Clariant’s TOXISORB® range is FAMI-QS-certified and covers a broad spectrum of toxins created by mould fungi. The products are highly effective, typically requiring only minimal dosage of 1-4 kg per ton of animal feed. TOXISORB® Classic is for the adsorptive removal of Aflatoxins – the most harmful toxins. TOXISORB® Premium is an all-round talent which binds up to 90% of toxins, including those found in the digestive tract.
“With TOXISORB®, Clariant provides a sustainable approach for eliminating toxic substances in a natural manner and contributes to the health of the animals and to the production of safe foods,” comments Tobias Kahr, Regional Sales Manager EMEA Business Unit Functional Minerals Clariant. “These are important factors in creating more sustainable farming and addressing the global food challenge.”
Meet the Clariant Team at EuroTier 2014 Hall 17 Booth #B21.