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Second Edition of ‘Mycotoxins in Focus’ Comes to VIV Asia 2015

30 January 2015

THAILAND - The 'Mycotoxins in Focus: Trends, Facts, and Effects' conference organised by Biomin is set to provide an insight into the latest mycotoxin trends and prevalence to delegates at VIV Asia 2015 in Bangkok.

Biomin will host the second edition of the “Mycotoxins in Focus: Trends, Facts, and Effects” conference on 12 March 2015 in the afternoon of second day of VIV Asia 2015 at BITEC, in Bangkok, Thailand, in partnership with AllAboutFeed, Pig Progress and VIV.

With its annual Biomin Mycotoxin Survey running for over a decade, Biomin has become the leading authority on mycotoxins.

The second edition of the “Mycotoxins in Focus” conference builds upon the success of the inaugural edition held at VIV Europe 2014 in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

The educational presentations from Biomin experts and renowned academics from Asia will provide new insights into mycotoxin risk management, an overview of developments on mycotoxin occurrences in Asia over the last decade, and their effects on animal production.

The conference begins at 14:00h with opening remarks from Dr Jan Vanbrabant, Managing Director of Biomin Asia Pacific. Dr Shu Guan of Biomin Singapore will present key points from the latest mycotoxin survey, including trends in mycotoxin occurrence and the proliferation of mycotoxins in feed and feed raw materials in Asia.

Next, renowned industry experts from Asia will deliver species-specific presentations. Dr Pariwat Poolperm, from Kasetsart Univeristy, Thailand, will discuss the economic impact of mycotoxins in swine farms. Professor Charles Rangga Tabbu from Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia, will present on the common pathological lesions of mycotoxicosis in poultry.

The presentations will be followed by an open Q&A session. The afternoon conference will conclude with an Austrian wine-tasting.

All VIV Asia 2015 delegates are welcome to attend the conference, and to visit the Biomin booth J002 located in hall 102.

For more information and to register for the event please visit:

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