Eli Lilly bids for Janssen Animal Health
Eli Lilly and Company, through its animal health division - Elanco, has made an irrevocable, unconditional offer to acquire the animal health business of Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, a Johnson & Johnson Company. The action would be applicable to the European Union market. FULL STORY »
Plenty to think about
More people, dwindling resources and environmental limits will challenge agriculture’s ability to meet global food demand in coming years. Most people agree we need to act soon to prevent a dramatic increase in poverty and starvation. FULL STORY »
Elanco Launches Milk Strip Test In U.S.
Elanco, a division of Eli Lilly and Company, announces the addition of Keto-Test® to its current portfolio of productivity products for dairy producers. Keto-Test is a color-changing test strip for milk that indicates the presence of ketones in the milk of dairy cows. FULL STORY »
FDA Expands Approval For Feeding Optaflexx® To Beef Cattle
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for feeding Optaflexx® (ractopamine hydrochloride) to beef cattle as a topdress to increase live weight gain and improve feed efficiency during the final 28 days to 42 days of the finishing period, while maintaining beef’s natural taste, tenderness and juiciness. As a result, cattle feeders of any size may now feed Optaflexx as a topdress or in a complete feed to increase live weight gain and improve feed efficiency by helping cattle better utilize nutrients. FULL STORY »