Article published the November 9, 2017
Immune system activation alters nutrient partitioning from deposition of body protein to production of immune molecules  and provokes inflammatory responses such as fever, inhibition of appetite and vomiting, which compromise the wellbeing and welfare of pigs [2, 3]. These responses are caused by release of pro-inflammatory cytokines and subsequent synthesis of the immunosuppressive ...
Article published the July 7, 2017
The human health benefits of dietary selenium (Se) and iron (Fe) are well established (Rayman, 1997; Kristensen et al., 2005). Meat and meat products are primary sources of dietary Se and iron for humans. Pork from Se and Fe supplemented pigs may provide an additional source of these nutrients. However, the effects of supplementation of Se and iron on their status in muscles and effects on p ...
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Video published on November 21, 2016
Dr. John Pluske (Murdoch University) discussed microbiota in the pig and the impact of fiber on nutrition and health, during CLANA 2016 in Cancun, Mexico.