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TREATMENT OF LIVE ANIMAL

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20090181121Feedstuff and method for supply of gamma-aminobutyric acid - γ-Aminobutyric acid is supplied to animal efficiently and inexpensively to effectively enhance stress-relieving effect on the animal.07-16-2009
20090123596Gastro-Activated Dietary Fibers - A gastro-activated dietary fiber comprising an insoluble polysaccharide salt and use of the gastro-activated dietary fiber in ingestible products. The gastro-activated dietary fibers may include salts of biopolymers such as alginates, carrageenans and pectins that are insoluble in water and exhibit minimal or no swelling in water. The water swelling ratio of the gastro-activated dietary fiber may 15 or less. The gastro-activation of the dietary fiber may be induced by exposure to an acidic pH of 3 or less for at least 15 minutes. Ingestible compositions containing the gastro-activated dietary fiber solubilize and provide a viscosity increase in the digestive tract as a result of activation of the dietary fiber by natural excretions of the small intestine which induce gelation of the dietary fiber. Beneficial health effects are potentially obtained by the provision of dietary fiber in this manner, without the usual disadvantages of reduced palatability and poor mouthfeel that are associated with soluble fiber-containing ingestible compositions.05-14-2009
20080260898Compositions comprising probiotic and sweetener components - Disclosed herein are compositions that may be sufficiently stable such that probiotic microorganisms are present in the compositions at the time of ingestion by a mammal. The compositions comprise: 10-23-2008
20080260896Application of Crude Glycerin for Improved Livestock Production - Methods for using or incorporating glycerin in animal feeds are disclosed. Animal feeds including the glycerin are also disclosed, as well as methods of feeding such animal feeds to animals.10-23-2008
20080260895MILK REPLACER COMPOSITION AND PRODUCT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A method for producing a milk replacer composition formulated for young livestock includes mixing glycerol with a powder base composition or a fluid base composition.10-23-2008
20080260894USE OF A MULTI-PROTEASE SYSTEM TO IMPROVE THE PROTEIN DIGESTIBILITY OF ANIMAL FEEDS CONTAINING VEGETABLE MEALS - Disclosed is a method for improving the digestibility and amino acid profile of proteinaceous animal feed products by the use of a combination of acidic, alkaline and/or neutral proteases. The selection and amounts of the proteases is based on the particular animal feed product and on the conditions of the gastrointestinal tract of the animal to be fed the treated animal feed. Use of the treated animal feed will reduce the amount of amino acid supplementation required, reduce the amount of nitrogen in animal feces, and improve the economical performance of the animal.10-23-2008
20080260893Foodstuff to promote a healthy gastrointestinal tract - The present invention relates to a foodstuff which comprises colostrum, a probiotic and a prebiotic.10-23-2008
20090258106Corn Wet Milling Process - A corn wet-milling process comprises steeping corn kernels in an aqueous liquid, which produces softened corn; milling the softened corn in a first mill, which produces a first milled corn; separating germ from the first milled corn, thereby producing a germ-depleted first milled corn; milling the germ-depleted first milled corn in a second mill, producing a second milled corn; separating the second milled corn into a first starch/protein portion that comprises starch and protein and a first fiber portion that comprises fiber, starch, and protein; milling the first fiber portion in a third mill, which produces a milled fiber material that comprises fiber, starch, and protein; separating at least some of the starch and protein in the milled fiber material from the fiber therein, producing a second fiber portion that comprises fiber and starch and a second starch/protein portion that comprises starch and protein; and contacting the second fiber portion with at least one enzyme to convert at least some of the starch therein to dextrose. The converted material is screened using one or more screens to separate the fiber from the liquor. The liquor can be fermented to ethanol, or refined to dextrose. The fiber can be pressed and dried as an animal feed.10-15-2009
20110195147IRON SOURCE PRODUCT IN THE FORM OF CAPSULES AND PROCESS FOR THEIR PREPARATION - It is provided an iron-fortified food stuff comprising an iron source product in form of solid capsules, wherein the capsules comprise a core comprising iron alginate, and an outer layer comprising calcium alginate. The capsules are suitable both for fortifying hydrated and dehydrated food stuff and are characterized by an excellent loading capacity, as well as having a good stability under standard local conditions of storage and use. The iron-fortified food stuff of the invention serves to prevent the occurrence of iron deficiency or to reduce an iron deficiency in a human.08-11-2011
20110195146ENERGY SUPPLEMENT FOR RUMINANT ANIMALS - A method of preparing rumen-protected carbohydrates for use in ruminant feeds by inducing the Maillard reaction between a reducing carbohydrate source and a protein source. Products made by the process and methods for maintaining or restoring blood glucose levels within the normal reference range for ruminants, especially during transition or under heat stress are also disclosed.08-11-2011
20110195144AGE-TAILORED NUTRITION SYSTEM FOR INFANTS - The invention relates to the use of a protein source comprising whey and casein proteins for providing an age-tailored nutrition system to an infant which system comprises two infant formulas each appropriate to an infant of a different age and each comprising the protein source wherein the whey:casein ratio of each formula is chosen in the range from 100:0 to 40:60 and decreases according to the age of the infant and the protein content of each formula is chosen in the range from 1.5 to 3.0 g protein/100 kcal and decreases according to the age of the infant.08-11-2011
20090191307COMPOSITIONS FOR FEEDING ANIMALS - Feed compositions comprising modified starches and an animal feed ingredient are disclosed, as well as methods of feeding such compositions to animals.07-30-2009
20090191305Method of Increasing Activity - The present invention relates to a method of increasing the physical activity of a cat, the method comprising feeding said cat a dry cat food with added water. The dry food may be in the form of kibbles.07-30-2009
20100119646Dihydroeugenol as Additive for feed - The present invention relates to the use of a selected group of phenol derivatives as components of animal feed or feed additives for the improvement of animal performance as well as to the corresponding animal feed or feed additives containing them.05-13-2010
20100112122METHOD OF PREFERENTIALLY REDUCING ABSORBABILITY OF SATURATED FATTY ACIDS - A method of reducing the amount of saturated fatty acids capable of being absorbed by an animal body relative to the amount of unsaturated fatty acids capable of being absorbed by an animal body in or from a fat-containing food product comprises the steps of 05-06-2010
20100074986PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF POWDERED OILS - The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of powdered oils and more particularly to oil encapsulated in a protein containing matrix. In addition, the present invention relates to the powdered oils obtainable by such a process, and the use of these products in the preparation of food compositions, and preferably animal food compositions, such as ruminant food compositions.03-25-2010
20120244248GRANULAR FEED SUPPLEMENT - A ruminant feed composition having a granulated core of L-lysine sulfate having a granular size of about 0.3 mm to about 3.0 mm, and two or more layers of a coating material surrounding the core, the coating material including a vegetable oil that is at least partially hydrogenated, and a modifying agent present in an amount of from about 0.5 wt % to about 10 wt % of a final product weight, the modifying agent containing at least one of stearic acid, oleic acid, lecithin, and palm oil. The coating material has a melting temperature in a range of from about 50° C. to about 80° C. The weight % ratio of core material to coating material is from 50:50 to 90:10. The composition exhibits a rumen bypass rate of at least 50% and an intestinal digestibility rate of at least 70%.09-27-2012
20090142442GUT MICROBIOTA IN INFANTS - The use of a whey predominant protein source and lactose in the manufacture of a nutritional composition for promoting the development of an early bifidogenic intestinal microbiota in infants fed with the nutritional composition wherein the nutritional composition has a protein content of less than 2.1 g protein/100 kcal and a phosphorus content of less than 40 mg/100 kcal.06-04-2009
20130034624ANIMAL MANAGEMENT - Methods for managing animals can involve identifying a trait by analyzing a biological sample and determining a physical characteristic of a bovine subject using imaging. A method can include obtaining a targeted trait genetic value and determining a targeted trait value for a bovine subject using imaging. A method can include obtaining genetic information determined by identifying, in a biological sample from the first bovine subject, at least one single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP). An animal can be managed based on information that has been identified and/or obtained.02-07-2013
20130084357Composition for Promoting Bioabsorption of Flavonoid, Food/Beverage for Promoting Bioabsorption of Flavonoid Using the Composition, and Method for Production of the Food/Beverage - Disclosed is a flavonoid bioabsorption-promoting composition or food/beverage which can improve the bioabsorption of quercetin or other flavonoids having antioxidant effect and is effective for the prevention of various diseases. It is found that ingestion of apple pectin can improve the bioabsorption of quercetin and other flavonoids and shows higher physiological activity. Based on this finding, a flavonoid bioabsorption-promoting composition or food/beverage can be provided, which contains apple pectin as an active ingredient and therefore can improve the bioabsorbability of a flavonoid and show a flavonoid bioabsorption-promoting activity. By using apple pectin or a food additive containing apple pectin, it becomes possible to provide a food or beverage which contains quercetin or other flavonoids, which are popularly ingested and which are classified in to a category of a processed food including a soft drink, supplement, seasoning, confectionery, and a prepared meal.04-04-2013
20130084356CLAY INTERLACED YEAST COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF UTILIZING THE SAME - The present invention relates to compositions comprising yeast cells and/or yeast cell components and methods for producing and utilizing the same. In particular, the invention provides novel yeast comprising altered cell wall structure (e.g., clay and/or clay component(s) integrated (e.g., interlaced) into cell wall(s) and/or cell wall(s) comprising altered glucan:mannan ratio), methods of producing the same, compositions comprising and/or derived from the same, and methods of using the same (e.g., to sequester and/or adsorb bacteria and toxins). Compositions and methods of the invention find use in a variety of applications including dietary (e.g., admixing with feedstuffs or otherwise feeding to animals), therapeutic, prophylactic (e.g. admixing with bedding sources and/or other materials that come into contact with animals, usage during food and beverage processing and manufacture, and usage during filtration of liquids) as well as research applications.04-04-2013
20090220640Method of Supplementing Animals with Carotenoids by Drinking Water - The present invention provides a method of supplementing animals with carotenoids by drinking water, comprising the following steps of: (1) making yellow and/or red pigments into the microencapsulated dry powders or beadlets; (2) mixing the aforementioned microencapsulated dry powders or beadlets in a certain proportion and dissolving them in water to prepare for a pigment solution; (3) administering the prepared pigment solution to animals by drinking. The method of supplementing the carotenoids according to the present invention has the advantages of easy absorption, economical dosages of pigments, high efficiency of coloration, stable coloration and small effects on the process of pigments in comparison with conventional methods currently.09-03-2009
20090148554Packed Beverage For Lipid Combustion Promotion - There are provided packaged beverages for fat-burning acceleration, energy-consumption boosting or exercise-endurance enhancement, each solution containing a green tea extract added therein and having a pH of from 2 to 7, and also containing the following ingredients (A) to (C): 06-11-2009
20090155409SUSTAINED RELEASE OF NUTRIENTS IN VIVO - Nutritional compositions delivered in vivo in a time controlled manner sustainable over long periods of time, provide enhancing athletic performance, increased hand/eye coordination and concentration on the task at hand.06-18-2009
20090155407Use of Food Composition Ingredients - Use of a combination of at least one B vitamin and at least one phytosterol or analogue or derivative thereof, for lowering blood pressure in a mammal.06-18-2009
20100104686Nutritional Composition To Promote Healthy Development And Growth - A nutritional composition including a lipid or fat; a protein source; at least about 5 mg/100 kcal of a source of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids which comprises docosahexanoic acid; and at least about 0.2 mg/100 kcal of a prebiotic composition, wherein the prebiotic composition comprises a plurality of oligosaccharides such that the overall fermentation rate profile of the prebiotic composition provides an increased population of beneficial bacteria in the human gut over an extended period of time.04-29-2010
20100040727Method for Improving Uniformity of Content in Edible Film Manufacturing - The present invention relates to a method of making a film composition with an improved uniformity of active composition. The invention includes a method including the steps of forming a flowable film composition comprising an edible water-soluble polymer, a polar solvent and a particulate active suspended therein, where the ratio of solids to liquids is at least about 95 to about 5 and where the composition comprises a mixture having compositional uniformity per unit volume; directing the flowable film composition to a transfer trough, the transfer trough including a first rotating roller and a movable transfer substrate upon which to form the film; and maintaining uniformity of the flowable film composition during the residence time in the trough by maintaining the rate of composition entering the transfer trough and the level of the flowable film composition in the transfer trough at a substantially constant level. Methods of administering the active are also contemplated.02-18-2010
20130045297ELECTROLYTE FORMULATION AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF TO TREAT DEHYDRATION - This invention relates to electrolyte formulations and methods of use thereof to treat or prevent dehydration and taste fatigue. The electrolyte formulation of the invention addresses the needs of a broad population, particularly the needs of an older population. The electrolyte formulation of this invention comprises a dietary fiber source, such as 02-21-2013
20090136615NUTRITION WITH LIPIDS AND NON-DIGESTIBLE SACCHARIDES - The invention relates to a liquid nutrition comprising short chain fatty acyl chains, polyunsaturated fatty acyl chains, vegetable oil and a non-digestible, fermentable saccharide. The composition is particular suitable for use as an infant nutrition. The composition is also suitable for treatment and/or prevention of gut barrier related disorders.05-28-2009
20100092604Beverage Composition Comprising CLA - A beverage composition comprises fat, protein, thickener and water, wherein the fat comprises at least 40% by weight of conjugated linoleic acid or a derivative thereof (CLA).04-15-2010
20100330228SOUP OR SAUCE COMPOSITION - A soup or sauce comprising: water; one or more components selected from meat ingredients, vegetable ingredients and carbohydrates; and from 0.5% to 20% by weight added fat, wherein said fat comprises at least 90% by weight conjugated linoleic acid.12-30-2010
20130029006BIRD FEED FOR ATTRACTING FINCHES AND OTHER SMALL BIRDS - The invention provides a defined bird feed mixture that is intrinsically attractive to some desirable birds such as finches. The bird feed mixture of the invention attracts larger numbers of small birds than some commercially available finch bird feed mixtures. The bird feed mixture contains thistle, red millet and sunflower chips.01-31-2013
20100068338ANIMAL FOODS INCLUDING BENEFICIAL VIRUSES, METHODS FOR PACKAGING AND STORAGE OF ANIMAL FOODS, AND METHODS FOR FEEDING ANIMALS - An animal food includes at least one type of beneficial virus (e.g., a bacteriophage, etc.) that controls or prevents proliferation of one or more undesirable microorganisms. An animal food of the present invention is formulated with the health of the animal for which it is formulated in mind. In addition, the animal food may be formulated to eliminate or control populations of one or more undesirable microorganisms as the animal food is stored or exposed to ambient conditions. Methods for manufacturing an animal food include mixing an animal food with a composition that includes at least one beneficial virus. Such a method may optionally include packaging the animal food. Methods for storing animal foods and for feeding animals are also disclosed.03-18-2010
20100068337PACKAGED ANIMAL FOODS INCLUDING BENEFICIAL VIRUSES, METHODS FOR PACKAGING AND STORING ANIMAL FOODS, AND METHODS FOR FEEDING ANIMALS - An animal food includes at least one type of beneficial virus (e.g., a bacteriophage, etc.) that controls or prevents proliferation of one or more undesirable microorganisms. An animal food of the present invention is formulated with the health of the animal for it is formulated in mind. In addition, the animal food may be formulated to eliminate or control populations of one or more undesirable microorganisms as the animal food is stored or exposed to ambient conditions. Methods for manufacturing an animal food include mixing an animal food with a composition that includes at least one beneficial virus. Such a method may optionally include packaging the animal food. Methods for storing animal foods and for feeding animals are also disclosed.03-18-2010
20130089637FEEDING DEVICE - The invention relates to a feeding device (04-11-2013
20130089636EATING UTENSIL AND DISPENSER FOR PROVIDING EATING UTENSILS, AND USE OF A SHEET STRUCTURE REPLICATING THE "SALT CELLAR" ORIGAMI GAME AS AN EATING UTENSIL - The invention relates to a dispenser for providing eating utensils (04-11-2013
20130089635SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FEEDING RUMINANTS BASED ON RUMEN MORPHOLOGY - Rumen performance and ruminant growth in growing ruminants is studied through rumen morphological studies and growing ruminant developmental studies. Based on the studies, a feed composition containing an effective amount of milk replacer, supplemental feed or both is administered to the ruminant over a growing period to optimize rumen growth. A method of formulating a feed formulation for a ruminant involves studying at least rumen morphology of one ruminant ingesting a diet with an amount of milk replacer, supplemental feed or both, and formulating the feed ration for another ruminant based on the study. A feed composition formulated based on rumen morphological studies includes an effective amount of nutrients to optimize rumen growth in the growing ruminants characterized by one or more of optimized rumen size, rumen papillae density, rumen papillae surface area, rumen papillae histology in the ruminant by twenty-four weeks of age.04-11-2013
20100003363Method of improving poultry production - A method of improving a feed conversion ratio in poultry includes feeding to the poultry a poultry feed including an amount of an inorganic acid which is effective to improve the feed conversion ratio. A method of controlling microorganisms in poultry includes feeding to the poultry a poultry feed including an amount of an inorganic acid which is effective to control microorganisms in the poultry. A method of decreasing ammonia released from poultry manure includes feeding to the poultry a poultry feed including an amount of an inorganic acid which is effective to decrease the amount of ammonia released from the poultry manure.01-07-2010
20090304854FREEZE-DRIED, DAIRY OR DAIRY-SUBSTITUTE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USING SAME - The present invention comprises a freeze-dried, dairy or dairy-substitute composition comprising a dairy or dairy-substitute ingredient and an emulsifier and methods of using same to promote and/or improve child development.12-10-2009
20090304853BIRD FEED FOR ATTRACTING FINCHES AND OTHER SMALL BIRDS - The invention provides a defined bird feed mixture that is intrinsically attractive to some desirable birds such as finches. The bird feed mixture of the invention attracts larger numbers of small birds than some commercially available finch bird feed mixtures. The bird feed mixture contains thistle, red millet and sunflower chips.12-10-2009
20090304852Prebiotic composition and methods of making and using the same - A prebiotic composition comprising soluble extractable material from a lignocellulosic source. A method of producing a composition, comprising providing a lignocellulosic source; extracting soluble materials from the lignocellulosic source to produce soluble extractable material; and processing the soluble extractable material to yield a prebiotic composition, wherein the prebiotic composition comprises hemicellulose and exhibits prebiotic activity.12-10-2009
20090041888USE OF FORMULATED DIETS PROVIDING IMPROVED DIGESTION IN FISH - The present invention is directed to fish dietary compositions and methods of using to same in order to effect destratification of formulated fish food that is fed to a fish.02-12-2009
20130071513BEVERAGE ADDITIVES - We disclose a water-based solution containing xylitol that helps reduce the risk of dental problems. The solution may be pre-packaged in a readably consumable form, or it may be packaged as a concentrate that can be added to beverage at the time of consumption. In addition to xylitol, other additives may be added to the solution including fluoride, flavoring, vitamins, caffeine, carbonation, electrolytes, minerals, sugars, and sugar alcohols.03-21-2013
20090092704Granular feed supplement - A ruminant feed composition, having a granulated core having at least one active substance and at least one layer of a coating material surrounding the core.04-09-2009
20130059029EDIBLE PRODUCT AND USE OF SUCH PRODUCT FOR INCREASING THE BIOAVAILABILITY OF MICRONUTRIENTS COMPRISED IN VEGETABLES OR FRUIT - The present invention provides an edible product comprising 10-99 wt. % of an aqueous phase; 0.1-90 wt. % of an oil phase; 0-40 wt. % of solid or semi-solid particles; and active plant cell wall degrading enzyme. Another aspect of the invention relates to the use of the aforementioned edible product for increasing the bioavailability of one or more micronutrients that are comprised in the vegetable and/or fruit components of a salad, said use comprising combining the product and the salad.03-07-2013
20130059028Compositions and Methods for Providing a Life-Stage-Appropriate Animal Diet - An array of animal diets nutritionally tailored to different animal life stages. A method for facilitating the selection of a life-stage appropriate diet for an animal. The method may comprise providing an indicium to facilitate an anthropomorphic connection between the animal life stage and a corresponding human life stage.03-07-2013
20130095206FEED ADDITIVE COMPOSITION FOR RUMINANTS AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - A food additive composition for ruminants of the dispersion type and a method of continuously producing the same. This food additive composition for ruminants, which contains 40% by weight or more but less than 65% by weight of a basic amino acid and has rumen bypass properties, is formulated into granules in an arbitrary shape which are scarcely classified when added to a silage or another feed. Thus, attempts have been made to develop a method of producing granules by which the milk yield of a lactation cow can be increased. Namely, it is intended to provide a food additive composition for ruminants which contains at least one protecting agent selected from among a hardened vegetable oil and a hardened animal oil having a melting point higher than 50° C. but lower than 90° C., 0.05 to 6% by weight of lecithin, water and 40% by weight or more but less than 65% by weight of a basic amino acid. It is also intended to provide a method of producing a food additive composition for ruminants characterized by comprising solidifying a molten mixture, which comprises at least one protecting agent selected from among a hardened vegetable oil and a hardened animal oil having a melting point higher than 50° C. but lower than 90° C., lecithin and a basic amino acid, by dipping in water.04-18-2013
20090285931Feed supplement for animals for reducing methane production - A method for enhancing feed efficiency and reducing enteric methane production in livestock, comprising a formulation of natural plants and plant extracts and chemicals, including propionatic acid glycerol, that when feed to ruminants results in decreased enteric methane production and improved feed efficiency.11-19-2009
20090269436FEED FOR BOVINE NEONATES BREEDING AND A PROCESS FOR ITS USE - The invention relates to a feed for neonates breeding producing a metabolic energy of 4200 calories and a process for using such feed.10-29-2009
20120225161ENHANCED BIOAVAILABLE IODINE MOLECULES - This invention relates to supplementation of the diets of domesticated animals (livestock and poultry) with iodine in an enhanced bioavailable manner, that is to say the iodine is more available to the animal than when using conventional sources of iodine, such as calcium iodate. The supplementary compound are alpha amino acid metal iodide complexes.09-06-2012
20100278966Method of Reducing Cholesterol in Chicken Eggs - A shark liver oil chicken feed for reducing cholesterol in chicken eggs and a method for producing eggs that have a lower cholesterol content. The shark liver oil chicken feed comprises of chicken feed and an ounce of shark liver oil that is added to the chicken feed. The method consists of feeding egg laying hens an ounce of shark liver oil daily along with chicken feed. The ounce of shark liver oil is one percent, by weight, of each hens daily chicken feed. The eggs are to be collected on the seventh week from the first feeding of the shark liver oil chicken feed.11-04-2010
20130064923Liquid Milk Beverage For Toddlers - Described herein are a liquid milk beverage for toddlers comprising non-hydrolyzed, non-fermented and protein-rebalanced cow's milk, processes for making same and methods of uses. The non-hydrolyzed, non-fermented rebalanced cow's milk comprises a reduced weight/weight proportion of casein:whey proteins when compared to untreated cow's milk. The non-hydrolyzed, non-fermented rebalanced cow's milk may further comprises a reduced total protein concentration when compared to untreated cow's milk. The reduced proportion and/or reduced total concentration of proteins facilitate digestion of the liquid milk beverage by infant and toddlers. Also described are methods for providing nutrition to a toddler, methods for facilitating transition from breast feeding and/or artificial formula feeding of a child towards drinking of cow's homogenized milk, and methods for increasing digestion of cow's milk in an individual.03-14-2013
20130064924NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT FOR USE UNDER PHYSIOLOGICALLY STRESSFUL CONDITIONS - A nutritional supplement comprising a variety of vitamins and minerals is described. A nutritional supplement comprising between about 1 mg and about 5 mg of vitamin B03-14-2013
20090238915SENIOR FELINE FOOD - A feline pet food comprising a dietary level of protein and a supplemental amount of at least one amino acid in an amount sufficient to provide a feline lean body mass protection equivalent to about a 50% protein feline pet food.09-24-2009
20110045127PLANTS WITH MODIFIED STARCH METABOLISM - The specification provides methods of obtaining a genetically modified plant which has increased production potential compared to a control plant, the method comprising the steps of i) obtaining a plurality of plants at least one of which comprises in its genome a heterologous polynucleotide, ii) identifying from the plurality of plants a plant which has increased production potential relative to the control plant and comprises the heterologous polynucleotide, and iii) selecting the genetically modified plant, wherein the polynucleotide comprises a transcriptional control sequence operably linked to a nucleic acid sequence which encodes an agent that modifies endogenous starch phosphorylation and/or starch degradation in the plant. In some embodiments, the plant has increased endogenous glycosylase or increased digestibility compared to a control plant. In some specific embodiments, the endogenous starch phosphorylation and/or starch degradation is modified by modifying expression or activity of one or more enzymes selected from the group consisting of α-amylase (EC 3.2.1.1), β-amylase (EC 3.2.1.2), glucoamylase (EC 3.2.1.3), starch phosphorylase (EC2.4.1.1), glycosylase (EC 3.1.33), sucrase-isomaltase (EC 3.2.10), amylomaltase (EC 2.4.1.25), maltase (EC 3.2.1.20), isoamylase, and α-glucan, water dikinase (GWD, EC 2.7.9.4).02-24-2011
20090232934NUTRITIONAL WEIGHT LOSS AGENT AND METHOD - The present invention relates to an agent that suppresses appetite and provides quick energy. According to at least one aspect of the present invention, a lollipop is provided that suppresses appetite and provides quick energy. The lollipop is made from a premixed herbal formula that is combined with a hard candy confection base. The herbal premixed formula includes the following active ingredients: Guarana PE 22%; CitriMax®; and L-Tyrosine. The herbal premix formula can also include Vitamin B6; and Vitamin B12 Cyanacobalamin. The premixed formula is added to a candy base that may include corn syrup, Maltodextrin, sugar, natural color and natural flavorings.09-17-2009
20090232933FEED ADDITIVE COMPOSITION FOR RUMINANTS AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - A food additive composition for ruminants of the dispersion type and a method of continuously producing the same. This food additive composition for ruminants, which contains 40% by weight or more but less than 65% by weight of a basic amino acid and has rumen bypass properties, is formulated into granules in an arbitrary shape which are scarcely classified when added to a silage or another feed. Thus, attempts have been made to develop a method of producing granules by which the milk yield of a lactation cow can be increased. Namely, it is intended to provide a food additive composition for ruminants which contains at least one protecting agent selected from among a hardened vegetable oil and a hardened animal oil having a melting point higher than 50° C. but lower than 90° C., 0.05 to 6% by weight of lecithin, water and 40% by weight or more but less than 65% by weight of a basic amino acid. It is also intended to provide a method of producing a food additive composition for ruminants characterized by comprising solidifying a molten mixture, which comprises at least one protecting agent selected from among a hardened vegetable oil and a hardened animal oil having a melting point higher than 50° C. but lower than 90° C., lecithin and a basic amino acid, by dipping in water.09-17-2009
20090274792Novel bacterial phytases and method for producing same - The invention concerns novel bacterial phytases, and their respective production methods. More particularly, the invention concerns novel phytases derived from bacteria of genus 11-05-2009
20090311366DRY FOOD TO REDUCE DOGS' APPETITES - A dry food for dogs that reduces the appetite of dogs including psyllium seeds or parts of sees at a concentration of 0.2% to 4%, based on the weight of the foodstuff.12-17-2009
20120114786LIVE BACTERIA PRODUCT - A live bacteria product including dormant viable bacteria suspended in a liquid carrier. The carrier contains mineral oil and polymers and may also include an adsorbent. The product is stored and shipped in a plastic bag and is sprayed onto livestock feed or the like. The treated livestock feed is then fed to the livestock with the ambient moisture in the digestive system of livestock causing the hydration of the bacteria to begin the bacteria's life cycle.05-10-2012
20090017157POPULATION OF DAIRY COWS PRODUCING MILK WITH DESIRABLE CHARACTERISTICS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME - The invention relates to cows capable of producing milk low in total saturated fatty acids and high in mono- and poly-unsaturated fatty acids.01-15-2009
20090011078NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING OR PREVENTING OSTEOPOROSIS - Disclosed are nutritional compositions and methods of using the compositions for treating or preventing osteoporosis. The compositions comprise (A) those dried fruit solids that inherently comprise flavonoids, hydroxycinnamic acids, and a fiber component of which at least about 20% by weight is soluble fiber, and (B) a soluble, indigestible oligosaccharide in addition to any soluble fiber inherently in the dried fruit solids. The dried fruit solids may also be characterized as those selected from dried plum, dried grape, dried date, or dried fig. The combination of dried fruit solids (e.g., dried plum solids) and soluble indigestible oligosaccharides (e.g., fructooligosaccharides) have been found to be surprisingly more effective in affecting bone mineral density than either component when used alone, thus allowing for reduced concentrations of such ingredients in a nutritional product form such as a beverage or solid nutritional bar.01-08-2009
20090011077Treatment of Stressed Patients - Methods and compositions for providing nutrition to critically ill patients are presented. In an embodiment, the method comprises administering to a patient undergoing a condition characterized bya systemic inflammatory response phase followed by a compensatory anti-inflammatory response phase a first nutritional composition while the patient is experiencing the first phase and administering to the patient a second different nutritional composition while the patient is experiencing the second phase.01-08-2009
20090011074Satiety Emulsions And Food Compositions - The present invention provides edible aqueous oil-in-water emulsions comprising 15-70% wt oil having a saturated fatty acid content of at least 20% wt and at least 10% wt of said oil being solid at 37° C., 0.1-5% wt emulsifier which is a protein and 25-84.9% wt water. The oil preferably comprises palm oil and the emulsifier preferably comprises partially denatured egg white. The emulsions provide good satiety benefits and do not adversely affect the taste of products into which they are incorporated. Furthermore the emulsions are very stable which has benefits also for the food products and beverages into which they are incorporated. Also provided are food and beverage products comprising the emulsion of the invention.01-08-2009
20080260897Method of Treating Dehydration in Large Mammals - A re-hydration supplement composition particularly suitable to counteract dehydration stresses in mature bovine mammals in the form of a pelletized feed supplement is disclosed which includes relatively large fractions of carbohydrates including saccharides, cationic and anionic electrolytes and a minor amount of betaine osmolyte. A process for pelleting is also disclosed.10-23-2008
20120269923Methods for Reducing Ammonia Levels in Manure - A method of reducing ammonia aerosol from manure is disclosed, which method employs an animal feed including a substantially indigestible cation exchanger capable of binding ammonium cations and an acidogenic substance to acidify an animal's manure and thereby create ammonium cations that can be bound by the cation exchanger. The method of feeding said animal feed reduces ammonia emissions from manure produced by animals fed the animal feed compared to the emissions obtained from manure when an acidogenic substance is fed alone and compared to the emissions obtained from manure when a cation exchange capacity material is fed alone.10-25-2012
20090155408NOVEL NaCl SALT SUBSTITUTE, ITS USE AND PRODUCTS CONTAINING SAME - The present invention relates to a novel substitute for common salt NaCl, comprising at least one yeast extract, flour of aromatic nature and a low-sodium salt, and to its use as a salting agent. The invention also relates to the use of yeast extract and of flour of aromatic nature for their masking effects on the off-flavours of low-sodium salts, in particular potassium and/or ammonium salts.06-18-2009
20110123669COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING STOOL VOLUME AND STOOL ODOR - The present invention provides animal food compositions comprising high quality proteins and highly digestible carbohydrates which result in reduced stool production and stool odor upon ingestion by an animal, and methods for use.05-26-2011
20110142985ADDITIVE FOR ANIMAL FEED AND METHOD FOR THE PREPARATION THEREOF - The invention relates to an additive intended in particular to promote feed uptake by animals such as piglets. This additive is in the form of granules each comprising at least one active plant extract and/or at least one flavouring incorporated into a matrix, each granule having a coating which comprises at least one sweetener and optionally at least one potentiator and at least one flavouring. The invention also relates to a method for preparing such an additive.06-16-2011
20110142983AGENT FOR INHIBITING POSTPRANDIAL INCREASE IN BLOOD NEUTRAL FAT LEVEL AND FOODS CONTAINING THE SAME - The present invention herein provides an agent or a food for inhibiting a postprandial increase in blood neutral fat level. The agent or food comprises, as an effective component, a water-soluble and hardly digestible starch decomposed product having a content of hardly digestible components of at least 35% by mass. The water-soluble and hardly digestible starch decomposed product can be ingested separately or simultaneous with a high fat-content meal.06-16-2011
20110280987USE OF BROWN MIDRIB CORN SILAGE IN BEEF TO REPLACE CORN - This disclosure concerns finishing rations for increasing the meat quantity of a silage-fed animal, and methods of using the same. In some embodiments, a corn silage produced from a corn variety exhibiting reduced lignin content (e.g., BMR corn) is used to replace conventional silage in a finishing ration. In some embodiments, corn silage produced from a corn variety exhibiting reduced lignin content (e.g., BMR corn) is used to replace grain corn in a finishing ration.11-17-2011
20110280988EXERCISE PERFORMANCE AND RECOVERY FORMULATIONS - Several embodiments disclosed herein relate to endurance-enhancing formulations comprising an optimized balance of carbohydrates and protein for consumption before or during physical activity, such as exercise. In several embodiments, consumption of the formulation before or during activity enhances endurance. Other embodiments provide for recovery formulations comprising an optimized balance of carbohydrates and protein, to optimize recovery from exercise, stimulate muscle glycogen repletion, muscle tissue repair and protein synthesis, and enhance the rate of training adaptation.11-17-2011
20090196950METHODS OF FEEDING PIGS AND PRODUCTS COMPRISING BENEFICIAL FATTY ACIDS - The present invention provides for improved pork products for human consumption and methods of producing such pork products by incorporating healthy lipids containing stearidonic acid into swine feed products. Furthermore, the present invention provides methods for producing said products. In one embodiment of the invention, an animal may be fed feed comprising a transgenic plant product. In other embodiments of the invention, pork meat products for human consumption, such meat products comprising SDA, EPA, and DHA are disclosed. In further embodiments of the invention, pork products comprising novel fatty acid profiles are disclosed.08-06-2009
20090011076FEED FOR A HEN PRODUCING EGGS CONTAINING DHA, A METHOD FOR BREEDING HENS AND AN EGG PRODUCED THEREBY - This invention relates to feed for a hen producing eggs containing DHA, a method for breeding hens and eggs obtained thereby. The feed is mixed with 5 to 200 portions of oil obtained by squeezing Perilla seeds and dregs of the Perilla seeds to be a total of 1,000 portions. After breeding hens with the feed twice a day for more than four successive weeks, eggs containing 0.12% to 0.38% of DHA are obtained. The present invention can provide eggs, which are produced by hens fed with the feed added with oil obtained by squeezing Perilla seeds and with the Perilla seed dregs after being squeezed, highly containing DHA and ALA and has a good health effect compared with the conventional arts and keeping the original taste, lower the costs for breeding, and make the breeding effect better.01-08-2009
20100266723METHODS FOR FORMULATING AND CUSTOMIZING A MICRONUTRIENT SUPPLEMENT - Nutritional supplements and methods for formulating and customizing such nutritional supplements are included. Also included are methods for formulating and customizing nutritional supplements to subject deficiencies for preventing disease and protecting against nutritional losses and deficiencies.10-21-2010
20090028989Process for the Production of Phospholipids - The present invention provides a phospholipid composition obtainable by a process comprising contacting a fish meal with an organic solvent to produce a lipid-containing liquid, and subjecting said liquid to microfiltration optionally followed by solvent stripping.01-29-2009
20110104327PROBIOTIC PET FOOD - A pet food including a mixture of at least one probiotic micro-organism and oil, wherein the pet food is vacuum coated with said mixture, a production plant for making the same, and methods of making and using the same are provided.05-05-2011
20090246314EQUINE WHOLE FOOD SUPPLEMENTS - Whole food equine formulations provided by the invention include well balanced nutritional supplements providing nutrients and vitamins, among other benefits. The whole food formulations generally promote, for example, better cell utilization instead of cell saturation, which results in increased overall general physiological and psychological health of subject animals including horses.10-01-2009
20090136616METHODS OF FEEDING RUMINANTS ON WINTER FORAGE SUPPLEMENTING WITH ZEOLITE - A method of feeding a ruminant is provided. The method includes the steps of: (a) providing a ruminant a grazing time on a winter forage; and (b) during the grazing time, providing the ruminant a mineral supplement comprising a zeolite.05-28-2009
20100009028Method for Dissociation of Cells - Disclosed is a method for the dissociation of cells. Cells are processed under conditions of pH, temperature, and shear to thereby yield a mixture of cell wall ghosts and cytoplasm. Preferably, the cells are jet cooked at an alkaline pH to form an intermediate mixture, and the intermediate mixture is subsequently subjected to mechanical homogenization. Generally, the cells become dissociated, whereby at least one separate cell wall component is substantially separate from the dissociated cell walls.01-14-2010
20100143532ANIMAL FEED WITH LOW PHYTIC ACID, OIL BURDENED AND PROTEIN LADEN GRAIN - The present invention provides grain, seed, feed made from the grain or seed, petfood made from the grain, and food products made from the grain. The grain may be maize grain with the following characteristics: oil burdened, elevated protein content, and low phytate levels. The combination of oil burdened, protein laden, decreased phytate characteristics in grain makes a grain that provides more calories, protein and phosphorus and other nutrients to the feeding animal. Pet foods, and animal feeds and corn food products made of the present invention will provide increased nutrition because of the increased bioavailability of the components of the grain.06-10-2010
20090087512Encapsulated fractions isolated or derived from hops - The invention provides an encapsulation composition comprising a fraction isolated or derived from hops encapsulated in a matrix selected from at least one of the group consisting of a phytosterol and a cyclodextrin.04-02-2009
20090304851Step-Down Suckling Method for Minimizing Weaning Stress in Newborn Calf - A step-down sucking method is provided for minimizing the weaning stress of newborn calves. The method features feeding newborn calves with a sufficient amount of milk corresponding to 15-25% of body weight for 3˜5 weeks following birth, and then with a stepwise decreased amount of milk corresponding finally to 8-15% of body weight for 3-7 days, with the differential amount replaced with water and then with gradually decreased amounts of milk from 8-15% to zero % of the body weight and with solid feedstuffs for a period from 5 weeks to 6-8 weeks after birth. In the method, suckling with a large amount of milk (amounting to 15-25% of body weight) is conducted for 25-35 days after birth, followed by suckling with a decreased amount of milk (amounting to 8-15% of body weight) for 10-20 days, thereby inducing the calves to maximally take solid feedstuff with minimal weaning stress. The method exhibits data quite different from the report that there is no difference in the body weight of calves raised for 180 or 200 days after birth between a conventional suckling method, in which milk is fed at an amount of 10% of body weight, and a free-access method. When fed according to the step-down suckling method, calves were observed to increase in the intake of dry feedstuff by 31% or greater until 50 days after birth and by 16% or greater until 120 days after birth, as compared to when fed according to a conventional method. In addition, the weight gain of the calves fed according to the method of the present invention was found to increase by 75% until 50 days after birth and by 54% until 120 days after birth, compared to that of calves fed according to a conventional method.12-10-2009
20110300255FREEZE-DRIED, DAIRY OR DAIRY-SUBSTITUTE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USING SAME - The present invention comprises a freeze-dried, dairy or dairy-substitute composition comprising a dairy or dairy-substitute ingredient and an emulsifier and methods of using same to promote and/or improve child development.12-08-2011
20110300256CHUNKS IN JELLY FOOD COMPOSITIONS - The invention provides a chunks in jelly food composition comprising chunks in jelly in a chunks to jelly ratio of from about 25:75 to about 60:40, wherein the jelly comprises from about 0.01 to about 1% gellan, from about 0.01 to about 1% deacetylated xanthan, and from about 0.01 to about 1% chelating agent. The jelly maintains its viscosity during the manufacturing process and ensures an even distribution of the chunks in the chunks in jelly food composition.12-08-2011
20110287132DAIRY PRODUCT - The present invention provides a novel dairy product comprising naturally secreted mammalian milk which comprises at least about 0.3% long chain omega-3 fatty acids/g of total milk fatty acids. A method of obtaining the milk is also provided which includes feeding a supplement to a mammal comprising a source of long chain omega-3 fatty acids that comprises at least about 2-10% long chain omega-3 fatty acids wt/wt and a protectant that protects against fatty acid biodehydrogenation.11-24-2011
20110287134CHOCOLATE DIETARY FIBER SUPPLEMENT AND DELIVERY METHOD - Chocolate or compound coating based fiber compositions, which have at least about 20% of a fiber component, by weight of the formula, that provide a safe and effective amount of fiber component to a user are disclosed. This delivery method can utilize either a bulk forming fiber like psyllium, or a non-bulk forming fiber like inulin or a combination of both types of fiber components. The fiber easily can be incorporated into the compositions without adversely affecting the stability, feel, and taste of the compositions. The nutritional profiles of these fiber compositions are consistent with dietary guidelines, which physicians follow when prescribing fiber compositions as supplements or for cholesterol reduction purposes. Also disclosed is a method of producing such compositions and a method of providing a safe and effective amount of fiber component to a user.11-24-2011
20110287131HEAT MOISTURE TREATED CARBOHYDRATES AND USES THEREOF - A method of controlling serum insulin levels in an individual is disclosed. The method comprises the step of administering to the individual a food composition comprising heat and moisture treated starch (HMT starch).11-24-2011
20110171345ENZYMES FOR REDUCED IMMUNOLOGICAL STRESS - Compositions suitable for oral administration to an animal comprising at least one immune stress-reducing enzyme in an amount effective to decrease the level of positive acute phase protein in an animal, increase the level of negative acute phase protein in an animal, and/or improve animal growth performance is provided, as are methods using such compositions. The compositions include animal feed compositions, liquid compositions other than animal feed, and solid compositions other than animal feed.07-14-2011
20130216646Nanoparticles of Nutritional and Pharmaceutical Compounds - The invention relates to a composition in particle form having the structure:08-22-2013
20110293776FEED COMPOSITION COMPRISING A MINERAL COMPLEX AND METHODS OF USING THE MINERAL COMPLEX - The invention provides a mineral complex comprising about 40 wt. % to about 60 wt. % SiO12-01-2011
20090011075Polar Lipid Mixtures, their Preparation and Uses - Disclosed herein are polar lipid mixtures, comprising glycerophospholipids such as phosphatidylcholine (PC), phosphatidylethanolamine (PE), phosphatidylserine (PS) and phosphatidyl-inositol (PI), and sphingolipids such as sphyngomyelin (SM). Most importantly, the ratio of phospholipids in said mixture is comparable to that of HMF, and is represented by SM>PC>PE>PS>PI or SM=PC>PE>PS>PI. Processes for the preparation of said mixtures and uses thereof are also described herein.01-08-2009
20120189732TANGERINE PEEL EXTRACT AND ITS PREPARATION AND APPLICATION - This invention disclosed a tangerine peel extract, which is obtained from tangerine peels as raw materials through supercritical CO07-26-2012
20110217412CHOLESTEROL LOWERING SUPPLEMENT AND LOW CHOLESTEROL EGG PRODUCED BY USING THE SAME - This invention provides compositions and methods for producing low cholesterol poultry eggs using hypocholesterolemic compounds, cholesterol lowering supplements, and feeds therefrom. The compositions include industrial by-products obtained during production of pravastatin as effective ingredients for lowering the cholesterol content in eggs. The present invention enables the production of eggs with greatly reduced cholesterol content in an economical way. Therefore, the present invention can be considered the first technique suitable for practical use in the production of low cholesterol eggs using statins.09-08-2011
20110217411NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITIONS WITH COATED LIPID GLOBULES - The present invention relates to a nutritional composition for infants and/or toddlers comprising a lipid component which has a lipid globules coated with polar lipids. The composition can be used to prevent obesity and/or improve body composition later in life. Said liquid comprises 10-50 wt % vegetable liquids based on the dry weight of the composition, and (i) 0.5-20 wt % phospholipids based on total weight or (ii) 0.6-25 wt % of polar lipids based on total lipids, wherein polar lipids are the sum of phospholipids, glycosphingolipids and cholesterol, and said composition comprises lipid globules with a core comprising said vegetable lipids and a coating comprising said phospholipids or polar lipids.09-08-2011
20110217410STABILIZED VITAMIN C IN FOODS AND BEVERAGES - A vitamin C-fortified processed aqueous food or beverage composition for human or animal consumption and methods for preparing such compositions are described. The composition includes at least one water-solubilized chemical source of vitamin C and at least one water-insoluble microparticulate chemical source of ascorbate. The water-soluble vitamin C and the water-insoluble source of ascorbate are both dispersed in the composition that is free of an amount of available solvent that would dissolve the water-insoluble source of ascorbate. The microparticulate ascorbate acts to reduce the rate of loss of vitamin C in the composition.09-08-2011
20090297656Liquid Formulation Based On a Guanidinoacetic Acid Component - The present invention relates to a liquid formulation for human and animal nutrition, consisting of an aqueous solution, a guanidinoacetic acid component and at least one methyl group donor from the group of choline, methionine and betaine. In addition to the free guanidinoacetic acid, it is also possible to use salts, adducts and/or complexes as the guanidinoacetic acid component, which can additionally be combined with further physiologically active compounds. Since the guanidinoacetic acid component is present in dissolved form, formulations including those in the form of mineral water, lemonade, alcoholic drinks and drinking water formulations are envisaged. It has been found that, surprisingly, the guanidinoacetic acid component present in this liquid formulation has very good stability and is converted very rapidly to creatine in the body.12-03-2009
20110262585NEWBORN INFANT FORMULAS AND FEEDING METHODS - Disclosed are newborn infant formulas comprising fat, carbohydrate, and from 0.5 to 2.5 g of protein per 100 ml of formula, wherein the formula has a caloric density of from 25 to 50 kcal per 100 ml of formula. Also disclosed are methods of administering the infant formulas to provide newborns with optimal nutrition, to reduce the occurrence or extent of insulin resistance in an individual later in life, to reduce the occurrence or extent of atherosclerosis or coronary artery disease in an individual later in life, or combinations thereof, by feeding newborn infants the newborn infant formula described herein.10-27-2011
20110195145PRODUCT AND METHOD FOR ADDING CAFFEINE TO BEVERAGES - A product and method that enable the convenient addition of an unbuffered concentrated caffeine aqueous solution to beverages prior to consumption, without significantly affecting the volume of the beverage or the taste of the beverage beyond the taste of the caffeine itself.08-11-2011
20090191306NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING DHA, RUMENIC ACID, AND GANGLIOSIDES - In accordance with the present invention, a nutritional composition, a method for enhancing the immune system development in an infant, and a method for reducing allergic inflammatory responses in an infant are provided. The nutritional composition comprises a protein source, a fat source, a carbohydrate source, rumenic acid, DHA, and at least one ganglioside. Both methods comprise administering to the infant a combination of rumenic acid, DHA, and at least one ganglioside.07-30-2009
20090311365High omega-3 saturated fat free red meat products - A method for producing substantially fat free beef without any saturated fat contained therein. The method comprises the steps of selecting a breed of extra lean cattle and a step of acquiring a predetermined number of the breed of extra lean beef cattle selected in the previous step. There is a step of cross breeding the breed of extra lean beef cattle acquired previously with Parthenais bulls that have been fed grass only so as to obtain extra lean cattle. There is a step of feeding such extra lean cattle derived from such cross breeding with all natural grass only and a step of taking hand selected meat cuts from the all natural grass fed cattle and a step of grinding up the hand selected meat cuts from the previous step and then a step of mixing such ground up meat cuts with a predetermined amount of one of olive oil and canola oil to produce a high omega-3, saturated fat free product.12-17-2009
20120034336CHUNKS IN GRAVY FOOD COMPOSITIONS - The invention provides chunks in gravy food compositions comprising chunks in gravy in a chunks to gravy ratio of from about 25:75 to about 60:40, wherein the gravy comprises from about 0.01 to about 1% guar and from about 0.01 to about 1% deacetylated xanthan. The gravy maintains its viscosity during the manufacturing process and ensures an even distribution of the chunks in the chunks in gravy food composition.02-09-2012
20110027412Compositions and Methods for Promoting Gastrointestinal and/or Cardiovascular Health - A composition for promoting gastrointestinal and/or cardiovascular health comprising a gelling dietary fiber and a non-gelling dietary fiber in a weight ratio of from about 5:1 to about 1:2.5; a coating component and a wetting component in a weight ratio of from about 20:1 to about 1:1; wherein a weight ratio of coating component plus wetting component to said gelling dietary fiber or said non-gelling dietary fiber is from about 25:1 to about 1:5 is disclosed. Also disclosed herein is a composition for promoting gastrointestinal and/or cardiovascular health comprising a gelling dietary fiber; a non-gelling dietary fiber; and an amount of a coating component sufficient to coat the particles of the gelling dietary fiber, such that the water-absorbing ability is reduced and the organoleptic properties of the composition are improved. Methods of promoting gastrointestinal and/or cardiovascular health are also included.02-03-2011
20100119645METHOD FOR REARING PREDATORY MITES - The present invention relates to the field of biological control. Specifically, it relates to the use of predator mites as biological control agents for reducing damage to crops by insect pests. In particular, it relates to a new method for rearing predator mites, and a method for controlling pests in a crop using predator mites reared using said method.05-13-2010
20100098801PREPARATION AND USE OF METHIONYLMETHIONINE AS FEED ADDITIVE FOR FISH AND CRUSTACEANS - An animal feed mixture containing DL-methionyl-DL-methionine and salts thereof for animals kept in aquacultures is provided. Methods for preparing DL-methionyl-DL-methionine of formula (I)04-22-2010
20110200704METHOD FOR TREATING ARTEMIA CYSTS - Cysts, in particular 08-18-2011
20090175980WELLNESS BASED PET DIETS THAT TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION BREED TYPE AND GENETIC PREDISPOSITION OF A PET - In order to improve or manage a pet's wellness and health, and promote longevity and a healthy vitality, the pet's condition is assessed. A recommended diet regimen is determined that takes into account the pet's breed type(s), genetic predisposition to a disease or disorder, lifestyle, and pet feeding preferences of the pet's owner. The owner is provided with at least one option that satisfies the recommended diet regimen.07-09-2009
20120107449MINERAL-ABSORPTION PROMOTER, FOOD AND FEED - The present invention relates to a process for improving mineral absorption in a subject comprising administering to the subject a mineral-absorption promoter comprising indigestible dextrin or a derivative thereof as an effective component together with a mineral-containing diet or supplement.05-03-2012
20090263537METHOD FOR STIMULATING INTESTINAL BARRIER INTEGRITY AFTER NON-NATURAL BIRTH - The present invention relates to methods for feeding and stimulating the health of infants delivered via caesarean section comprising administering long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and/or nucleotides10-22-2009
20090263538METHODS FOR IMPROVING THE STORAGE AND HANDLING CHARACTERISTICS OF CONDENSED WHEY PERMEATE AND FOR UTILIZING CONDENSED WHEY PERMEATE IN THE FEEDING OF A RUMINANT ANIMAL - A method of improving the storage and handling characteristics of a condensed whey permeate (“CWP”) comprising the steps of: (a) obtaining a CWP that: (i) has a total solids content in the range of about 20% to about 75% by weight and has a water content in the range of about 80% to about 25% by weight; (ii) has a lactose concentration of at least 70% by weight of the total solids content; and (iii) is at a pH of less than 8; and (b) treating the CWP with at least a sufficient proportion of alkali to raise the pH to at least 8. Also, a method comprising the steps of: (a) obtaining a CWP that does not exhibit substantial crystallization; and (b) treating the CWP with at least a sufficient proportion of alkali to reduce the amount of crystallization obtained using a 30 mesh screen for a sample of the treated CWP relative to a sample of the untreated CWP when tested after storing for 7 days at a temperature range having an upper limit that is at least 28° C. (50° F.) below the sufficient temperature to dissolve at a pH of about 7 an equivalent concentration of lactose in water to the concentration of lactose to water that is in the untreated CWP. According to yet another aspect of the invention, a method is provided for utilizing a CWP in the feeding of a ruminant animal.10-22-2009
20100098802MATRIX-EMBEDDED COMPOSITIONS HAVING ORGANIC ACIDS AND FATTY ACIDS - The invention generally provides matrix-embedded compositions having organic acids and fatty acids. The compositions may be administered to an animal to deliver intact organic acids and fatty acids to the animal's small intestine. The invention also provides monograstric feed rations comprising the matrix-embedded compositions.04-22-2010
20090202672AQUACULTURE FEED, PRODUCTS, AND METHODS COMPRISING BENEFICIAL FATTY ACIDS - Embodiments of the present invention provide improved aquaculture products and methods of producing such aquaculture products by incorporating healthier lipids containing stearidonic acid and gamma linolenic acid into the aquaculture feed. This in turn improves the health profile of the aquatic animals promoting growth and limiting commercial losses. Furthermore, embodiments of the present invention provide methods for producing said products. In one embodiment of the invention, an aquaculture animal may be fed a feed comprising a transgenic plant product. In other embodiments of the invention, cold water fish meat, warm water fish meat, and crustacean meat products comprising SDA, GLA, EPA, and DHA are disclosed. In further embodiments of the invention, other aquaculture feed products comprising SDA, and GLA are disclosed.08-13-2009
20090169675Milk Derived Composition and Use to Enhance Muscle Mass or Muscle Strength - The invention relates to the production of compositions containing milk products for use as a nutritional supplement. More specifically, it relates to compositions containing whey growth factor extract, as well as methods for supplementing the nutritional needs of individuals undertaking resistance exercise training. According to one aspect of the invention, there is provided the use of a composition comprising whey growth factor extract, isolated from a milk product by cation exchange chromatography, to increase skeletal muscle strength.07-02-2009
20100124582Soft moist extruded animal feed - The animal feed of the present invention is a soft extruded nugget with a chewy, moist interior. These nuggets have a high moisture content and preservatives. The animal feed also has a long shelf life given the high moisture content. The animal feed of this invention is provided to young animals after weaning from a liquid diet.05-20-2010
20090274791Food Articles With Delivery Devices and Methods for the Preparation Thereof - Disclosed are food articles comprising delivery devices. Methods of preparing such food articles are also disclosed.11-05-2009
20110171344ENZYMES FOR REDUCED IMMUNOLOGICAL STRESS - Compositions suitable for oral administration to an animal comprising at least one immune stress-reducing enzyme in an amount effective to decrease the level of positive acute phase protein in an animal, increase the level of negative acute phase protein in an animal, and/or improve animal growth performance is provided, as are methods using such compositions. The compositions include animal feed compositions, liquid compositions other than animal feed, and solid compositions other than animal feed.07-14-2011
20110171342CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS PROVIDING AN INCREASED HYDRATION SENSATION - A confectionary product (such as a chewing gum or candy) contains an effective mouthwatering amount of erythritol in a form of granules including coarse granules or a combination of fine and coarse granules. Further a confectionary product incorporates an effective mouthwatering amount of erythritol contained in a filled bead or in combination with a food-grade acid.07-14-2011
20080206398Methods for Enhancing the Quality of Life of a Senior Animal - Methods for enhancing the quality of life of a senior or super senior animals by feeding the animal a composition comprising at least one omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid and various combinations of amino acids, minerals, and antioxidants in amounts effective to enhance alertness, improve vitality, protect cartilage, maintain muscle mass, enhance digestibility, and improve skin and pelage quality.08-28-2008
20080286407Method of producing fish meat having fresh color - A method of producing fish meat having fresh color includes: placing live fish in a state of unconsciousness by blocking the conduction of nerve pulses along a nervous system of the fish; bleeding the fish and cutting meat pieces from the fish while the fish is unconscious; sterilizing the meat pieces; placing the sterilized meat pieces in an oxygen-free environment to preserve the original color of the meat pieces; freezing the meat pieces; and packaging the frozen meat pieces.11-20-2008
20110171343TWO-FLAVORED ADDITIVE FOR ANIMAL FEED, AND METHOD FOR PREPARING SAME - The invention relates to an additive, particularly for promoting food intake and the growth of animals such as piglets. Said additive is in the form of granules, each including: a core that includes at least one compound selected from taste modifiers, taste enhancers, and flavors; and a coating that includes at least two flavors. The invention also relates to a method for preparing such an additive.07-14-2011
20110200705RUMINANT DIETARY SUPPLEMENT COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURING AND USING THE SAME - This invention relates to dietary supplement compositions, foodstuffs (e.g., animal feed) comprising the same and methods of utilizing the same. In particular, the invention provides ruminant dietary supplement compositions (e.g., comprising a protein extract (e.g., a crude protein extract (e.g., a bacterial or yeast extract))) having a specific nitrogen and/or amino acid profile and a small particle size, methods of manufacturing the same, and compositions containing and methods of using the same (e.g., as a liquid or dry dietary supplement composition or as a component of a foodstuff (e.g., animal feed) to increase ruminant protein and amino acid absorption).08-18-2011
20120294977SOLVENT EXTRACTION OF OIL FROM DISTILLERS DRIED GRAINS AND METHODS OF USING EXTRACTION PRODUCTS - A process for extraction of crude oil from DDGS and producing corn distillers meal that may be used as a livestock supplement is disclosed. For example, the corn distillers meal may be used as a crude protein supplement for use in a livestock feed diet or a poultry feed diet.11-22-2012
20080213425Compositions Having Body Fat Reducing Function and Food and Drink Containing the Same - A mannooligosaccharide composition is provided that is effective for providing a body fat reducing effect and for reducing body weight. The mannooligosaccharide composition is provided by hydrolysis of mannan material. The mannooligosaccharide includes from about 1 to about 10 monosaccharides with at least about 60 weight percent of the monosaccharides being mannose.09-04-2008
20110268835Sorting System for Cattle - Disclosed herein is a method of sorting, treating, and feeding a group of bovine animals in a feed lot, wherein the method may include the steps of determining an ob genotype of each animal, comparing the relative weight and back fat of each animal with the other animals, dividing the animals into subgroups based on weight, back fat, and ob genotype. Zilpaterol hydrochloride (ZH) may be added to a feed ration fed to animals only in selected subgroups. Each group is fed a finishing period and then moved lot to slaughter. Each slaughter date and finishing period is independent of other subgroups.11-03-2011
20100278967COMPOSITIONS INTENDED TO INCREASE PIGLET APPETITE - The invention relates to compositions comprising aromatic substances contained in pig milk and their use to increase piglet appetite.11-04-2010
20100136162DENTAL DIET FOR REDUCING TARTAR - A dried pet food which is able to mechanically clean the teeth of pets when chewed. The pet food is based on a matrix of a protein source and a carbohydrate source. The density of the product is less than 20.5 lbs/ft06-03-2010
20080241313Method of feeding young monogastric mammals and composition fed to young monogastric mammals - A method of feeding a monogastric mammal, the method including feeding the monogastric mammal a milk replacer during a feeding period and feeding the monogastric mammal a psyllium composition during the feeding period.10-02-2008
20080248154Preparation and Use of High Omega-3 and Omega-6 Feed - A method of preparing an animal feed component by mixing at least one ground pulse product with whole or intact oilseeds is herein described. The mixture is subjected to heat of between 230 F to 350 F and pressure of between 200 to 400 psi during an extrusion process. Also described is the use of the feed component in the production of animal products having increased levels of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.10-09-2008
20080274230Iron-Containing Human Milk Fortifier With Improved Antimicrobial Properties - Disclosed are human milk fortifier compositions, in either powder or liquid forms, comprising nutrients and selected iron-containing materials, wherein the fortifiers when added to human milk do not significantly inhibit or otherwise eliminate the inherent, in-vitro antimicrobial properties of the milk. This is accomplished by formulating the compositions with iron-containing insoluble iron, soluble bound iron, or combinations thereof, with little or no soluble unbound iron. Also disclosed are methods of providing nutrition to infants, especially preterm infants, by adding the human milk fortifier described herein with human milk to form a fortified human milk, and then administering the fortified human milk to the infant. The fortifier can also be used to fortify other infant formulas.11-06-2008
20110206799Agglomerated Feed and Method for Production Thereof - An agglomerated feed includes grain particles having an average size in the range of 0.8 mm to 2.5 mm. The agglomerated particles have an average size in the range of 1.0 mm to 5.5 mm.08-25-2011
20080268096Method for Dissociation of Cells - Disclosed is a method for the dissociation of cells. Cells are processed under conditions of pH, temperature, and shear to thereby yield a mixture of cell wall ghosts and cytoplasm. Preferably, the cells are jet cooked at an alkaline pH to form an intermediate mixture, and the intermediate mixture is subsequently jet cooked. Generally, the cells become dissociated, whereby at least one separate cell wall component is substantially separate from the dissociated cell walls.10-30-2008
20080213426Growth Differentiation Factor-8 - A transgenic non-human animal of the species selected from the group consisting of avian, bovine, ovine and porcine having a transgene which results in disrupting the production of and/or activity of growth differentiation factor-8 (GDF-8) chromosomally integrated into the germ cells of the animal is provided. Also provided are methods for making such animals, and methods of treating animals, including humans, with antibodies or antisense directed to GDF-8. The animals so treated are characterized by increased muscle tissue and bone content.09-04-2008
20090155410METHODS OF INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY IN OLDER SOWS WHILE DECREASING FEED INTAKE - The present invention provides methods for feeding older sows that beneficially reduce feed intake in older sows, yet improve pig survival and weaning weight of pigs from older sows.06-18-2009
20120195998METHOD AND COMPOSITION FOR ENHANCING MILK PRODUCTION AND MILK COMPONENT CONCENTRATIONS - A method of feeding a ruminant that entails providing a feed that comprises sugar alcohol and at least one additional feed component, where the feed is free of rumen-protected fatty acid or comprises less than 10 weight percent rumen-protected fatty acid, based on the total weight of the feed and further entails orally supplying the feed to the ruminant during a pre-partum period when the ruminant is pregnant, where the ruminant ingests the feed and sugar alcohol during the pre-partum period.08-02-2012
20110142984PASTA COMPOSITION FOR DEHYDRATED FOOD MATRICES - The present invention relates to a dry pasta composition comprising a combination of protein and fibres including beta-glucans which has a particularly satiating effect when rehydrated and consumed. A part of the protein is dairy protein. It is suitable for use in instant food products such as dehydrated soup and does not contain soy derivatives. The invention further relates to the use of beta-glucans in food compositions for inducing satiety and to a method of preparing satiety-inducing food compositions.06-16-2011
20090181122Method of producing bacterial polysaccharides in rumen fluid - A method of synthesizing rumen bacterial polysaccharides in increased amounts using a cow as the growth apparatus, a special formulation of normal cow feed as a substrate and a combination of feeding time, time of day, feeding technique, collection area within the rumen, feed physical form and number of feedings to maximize bacterial growth and diversity is described. The feeding of these bacterial polysaccharides the first few days of young animals' lives aids in decreasing diarrhea morbidity, severity and mortality. In addition it results in increased growth rate.07-16-2009
20090028996METHODS FOR REDUCING FOOD INTAKE AND CONTROLLING THE WEIGHT OF ANIMALS - Methods for reducing food intake by and controlling the weight of an animal by feeding the animal a composition comprising a food intake reducing amount or a weight controlling amount of a soluble fiber.01-29-2009
20110206800NON-DIGESTIBLE SUGAR-COATED PRODUCTS AND PROCESS - A method and composition are provided for coating a component to achieve colon-targeted delivery. A component is coated with a fructose-based non-digestible carbohydrate such as a inulin, fructo-oligosaccharide or neosugar. The coated component is orally administered to a monogastric animal. The non-digestible coating causes the composition to pass through the stomach and small intestine without being degraded, and delivers the component to the colon where the coating is digested by microbial fermentation and the component is released.08-25-2011
20090136617ZYGOMYCETES FOR FISH FEED - Aquaculture of finfish and shellfish is an important source of protein for human food. However, cultivated fish are to a large extent fed with fish meal from wild fish which is now a limited resource. The present invention presents as an alternative source of protein a zygomycetes strains which has been cultivated on paper pulp waste water e.g. spent sulphite liquor (SSL) which is an environmental problem for many paper pulp mills. The biomass is rich in protein with an unusually favorable composition of amino acids. It also contains vitamins unsaturated 18 carbon fatty acids, and chitosan. When the standard fish meal component of fish feed was replaced by zygomycetes biomass on an isoproteic basis and fed to young rainbow trout, it was eaten well and the specific growth rate of the fish eating zygomycetes feed exceeded that of fish given standard feed.05-28-2009
20090186120PROCESS TO LOSE WEIGHT, DRAIN UNWANTED BODY FATS AND OTHER TOXINS - A method is disclosed comprising placing about thirty-two fluid ounces of water into a receptacle, placing the receptacle with water on a burner and bringing the water to a boil, ceasing to heat the water, adding about one tablespoonful or five grams of tea beverage flavorant to the water; and brewing the combination of the water and the tea beverage flavorant for about three to five minutes. The method may further include filtering out any solid tea in the combination of water and tea beverage flavorant, and consuming the combination of the water and the tea beverage flavorant.07-23-2009
20090186119Food composition - A liquid food product comprising 0.1 to 1.5 wt % of polyphenols, wherein said polyphenols contain a mixture of polyphenols from red grape and polyphenols from red wine in a weight ratio of from 1:1 to 1:5, closed container comprising 50 to 250 ml of the liquid food product and use of the liquid food product for reducing blood pressure.07-23-2009
20090004327Enzyme Product for Ruminants - A method is described for improving the digestibility of a forage diet for ruminant animals. A forage, including alfalfa, Chinese wildrye, corn silage, straw silage, corn stover, ryegrass or TMR, is treated with an enzyme product having cellulase, xylanase, beta-glucanase, pectinase, mannanase and alpha-galactosidase activities.01-01-2009
20090004326Beverage Additive and Method of Making the Same - In one embodiment, the present invention comprises a food additive for beverages, specifically suited as an additive for coffee or other coffee beverages that reduces the effects of the acidic beverage on a human's digestive system. In one embodiment, a form of DGL and other all-natural components reduce the effects of the acidity of coffee without negatively affecting the flavor. In other embodiments, the food additive includes nutritional supplements including vitamins and minerals and other ingredients to transform coffee into a functional beverage.01-01-2009
20080317900Feed, or Feed Additive, for Livestock Weight Increase - [Problem] To promote the early weight increase of livestock, reduce blood triglyceride levels and obtain good meat quality.12-25-2008
20090324774METHOD FOR FEEDING MOTHER PIG - An object of the present invention is to maintain good conditions of mother pigs and decrease the stillborn piglets and the death rate of piglets in breast-feeding period, so as to increase the productivity in pig farming.12-31-2009
20090324773FREEZE-DRIED, DAIRY OR DAIRY-SUBSTITUTE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING - The present invention comprises a freeze-dried, aerated dairy or dairy-substitute composition comprising a dairy or dairy-substitute ingredient and an emulsifier and methods of using and making thereof.12-31-2009
20110223281EFFECTS OF A DECAFFEINATED GREEN COFFEE EXTRACT ON BODY WEIGHT CONTROL BY REGULATION OF GLUCOSE METABOLISM - A method of controlling body weight in humans by administering an amount of decaffeinated green coffee extract effective to treat a subject. A preferred green coffee extract contains a ratio of 4-caffeoylquinic acid (4-CQA) to total chlorogenic acids (tCGA) (5-CQA/tCGA) of from about 0.1 to about 0.2. More preferably, the green coffee extract comprises from about 6% to about 8% of 4-caffeoylquinic acid and has a total chlorgenic acid concentration that exceeds about 45%. A preferred method of administration consists of administering the green coffee extracts is a dosage of about 200 mg twice a day prior to meals on an empty stomach.09-15-2011
20090053357Corn-based feed product - This application is directed to a corn-based feed component formed from a combination of corn components. The feed components described herein generally include at least about 75 percent by weight of a combination of corn components. Generally, the corn components of the feed products are low in starch as compared to whole kernel corn, and are thus somewhat enriched in bran and germ (as determined, for example, on a dry mass basis). Typically, such feed components have a glycemic response comparable to that of rolled oats, thereby providing a source of energy that is safer than corn, and equally as safe as oats and high fat rice bran.02-26-2009
20090098239Ready-to-Eat Feed for Domestic Pets - A new finished feed for domestic pets is proposed, containing at least one guanidinoacetic acid component as the active component with regard to nutritional physiology. The new finished feed which preferably has a water content of >8% by weight, can be produced in an extremely economical manner, wherein the main component has a significantly higher stability during passage through the gastrointestinal tract and is therefore only converted into creatine under physiological conditions. For this reason the guanidinoacetic acid is also utilized to a high degree by the target group which is in particular cats and dogs.04-16-2009
20130122138MULTI-COMPARTMENT PRODUCTS CONTAINING WET AND DRY FOOD COMPONENTS - The present disclosure provides multi-component food products having a wet food component and a dry food component. The multi-component food product is shelf-stable and does not include any artificial preservatives. Methods for providing a shelf-stable multi-component food product having a wet food component and a dry food component without artificial preservatives to a consumer are also provided, as are methods for marketing such a shelf-stable multi-component food product.05-16-2013
20130122139PUREE COMPOSITIONS HAVING SPECIFIC CARBOHYDRATE RATIOS AND METHODS FOR USING SAME - Nutritional compositions containing carbohydrates for maximizing performance and methods for using same are provided. The nutritional compositions provide a refreshing and easy to consume composition that provides adequate amounts and types of nutrition to provide the body with proper fuel for performance. The performance may be, for example, athletic, academic, or other performances requiring physical stamina and/or mental alertness. In an embodiment, the nutritional compositions are puree compositions including dextrose, dextrose polymers, crystalline fructose, corn syrup, and/or other grain/nut syrups including rice syrup, agave syrup, and/or palm syrup, and at least one pureed fruit and/or vegetable. The compositions have a carbohydrate fraction having glucose and fructose in a weight ratio from about 0.5:1 to about 5:1.05-16-2013
20090220641Selective starch feeding protocol - The present invention includes a method for improving milk production in a ruminant. An amount of ruminally digestible starch in relation to the dry matter of a feed is manipulated to include a first selected ratio of ruminally digestible starch in relation to the dry matter of the feed which is fed to the ruminant during a first time interval after parturition. After the first time interval, the amount of ruminally digestible starch component in the dry matter of the feed is adjusted to a second ratio, lower than the first ratio, and fed to the ruminant.09-03-2009
20090220638Method for Producing Calcium Soaps for Animal Feed - The invention relates to a method for producing calcium soaps for animal feed. The invention consists of a novel process for producing calcium soaps, comprising the saponification of fats and natural oils with CaO, in which the reaction mass is heated and subjected to reduced pressure. In this way, calcium soaps with a fatty acid content of more than 80% can be obtained without requiring any subsequent washing or concentration process. Said high fatty acid content renders the soaps particularly suitable for use as a component of animal feed. The applicability of said soaps for feed for monogastric animals is improved by adding glycerol and/or another emulsifying agent during the soap production process.09-03-2009
20090252827Horse feed and methods of treating horses - A horse feed mixture and method of treating a horse is disclosed. Feed mixtures disclosed contains more than 15% spelt, vegetable oil and vitamins and have less than 20% by weight fillers and less than 5% by weight sugar. The feed may be used to treat ailments including underweight condition, founder, colic, obesity, ulcers, inflammation, and chronic disease.10-08-2009
20090258107Oral Tolerance Promotion With Glycated Proteins - A method of promoting oral tolerance to proteins in an animal comprising administering glycated forms of said proteins to the animal; glycated proteins for use in the promotion of oral tolerance in an animal; a food product comprising glycated proteins for use in the same; and a method for making said food product.10-15-2009
20100178381POPULATION OF DAIRY COWS PRODUCING MILK WITH DESIRABLE CHARACTERISTICS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME - The invention relates to cows capable of producing milk low in total saturated fatty acids and high in mono- and poly-unsaturated fatty acids.07-15-2010
20110229598Enhanced lactoperoxidase system for treatment of milk products - The present invention relates to treatment of milk and milk products such as waste-milk with an enhanced lactoperoxidase system. The enhanced lactoperoxidase system is activated by the addition of a hydrogen peroxide source and an oxidizable agent, such as a halide to the milk to inactivate the bacterial pathogens. The enhanced lactoperoxidase system may be used alone or in conjunction with pasteurization to reduce or eliminate the bacterial load in milk products.09-22-2011
20100151076High Protein Soybean Meal - A high protein soybean meal is disclosed. The soybean meal is generated from soybeans that are capable of commercial yields, wherein the meal comprises at least 58% protein on a dry weight basis. The soybean meal of the present invention may also be generated from soybeans comprising a mean whole seed total protein plus oil content of greater than about 64%, on a dry weight basis, wherein the soybean has a yield, under standard agronomic conditions, of at least 30 bushels per acre. Also disclosed is an animal feed containing the soybean meal of the present invention.06-17-2010
20110177196USE OF AZAPERONE FOR IMPROVING GROWTH PERFORMANCE - The present invention relates to a method for improving growth performance in animals without causing sedation by orally administering azaperone in a low dose together with food or drinking water. Improving growth performance comprises the increase of growth rate over a certain period of time.07-21-2011
20110177195ENZYMES FOR REDUCED IMMUNOLOGICAL STRESS - Compositions suitable for oral administration to an animal comprising at least one immune stress-reducing enzyme in an amount effective to decrease the level of positive acute phase protein in an animal, increase the level of negative acute phase protein in an animal, and/or improve animal growth performance is provided, as are methods using such compositions. The compositions include animal feed compositions, liquid compositions other than animal feed, and solid compositions other than animal feed.07-21-2011
20120195999DRINK COMPOSITION - The present invention provides a drink composition for maintaining and/or restoring the fluid balance, for example during a sports event or an exercise containing proteins, carbohydrates and salts. The present invention also provides the use of said drink composition for maintaining and/or restoring the fluid balance during a sports event or an exercise. The present invention also provides a method for treating or preventing dehydration.08-02-2012
20110229601CHEWING GUM CONTAINING LOW DOSE AMOUNTS OF WATER SOLUBLE VITAMINS - Chewable compositions containing at least 20% of recommended daily allowance of water-soluble vitamins are used to maintain a beneficial amount of such vitamins in a consumer's bloodstream throughout a day. Use of such chewable compositions may be supplemented by additional single dose intake of such water-soluble vitamins.09-22-2011
20110229600SN-2 MYRISTATE-CONTAINING EDIBLE OIL - A nutritional fat or oil-based composition for increasing HDL cholesterol, decreasing LDL cholesterol and decreasing the LDL/HDL cholesterol ratio in human plasma is described. The composition can advantageously include at least 1% by weight myristic acid esterified at the sn-2 position in triglyceride molecules, includes between 10% and 40% by weight linoleic acid, and further includes between 30% and 65% by weight oleic acid and between 15% and 40% by weight total saturated fatty acids. The ratio of sn-2 myristic acid to sn-2 palmitic acid is typically greater than 1:1 and the sum of weight percentages for saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids equals 100%. In desirable cases, the composition is substantially cholesterol-free.09-22-2011
20110229599Modification of feed consumption patterns in beef cattle rations - The present invention relates to feed compositions that can modify the feeding behavior of animals. Supplements can be added to no or low roughage rations that improve the performance of animals. In particular, the addition of calcium chloride to a low or no roughage ration can increase the number of feedings but decrease the amount of feeding per meal. This can result in promoting enhances feed conversion and better cost of feed to weight gain.09-22-2011
20090117224Hydrating beverages and method - Hydrating beverages for animals, especially humans, comprising electrolytes and a lactate and the method of rehydrating animals, especially humans, by administering said beverages before, during, or after dehydration.05-07-2009
20110129562Nanosized Carotenoid Cyclodextrin Complexes - Methods for the preparation of nanosized nutrient formulations for enhanced absorption of nutritional agents. The methods include the complexation of cyclodextrin with carotenoids and incorporation of the complexes into the nutritional supplements without intermediate collection, isolation, and drying steps.06-02-2011
20100215798FREEZE-DRIED AERATED FRUIT OR VEGETABLE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF MAKING THEREOF - The present invention comprises a freeze-dried, aerated fruit or vegetable composition comprising a fruit or vegetable ingredient and an emulsifier and methods of making thereof.08-26-2010
20100209548INTEGRATED APPARATUS FOR ETHANOL PRODUCTION AND EXTRACTION - An apparatus includes a mash circulating system with pump and fermentation tank, an atmosphere circulating system with blower for circulating atmosphere between the tank and an ethanol-removal station, and an integrated refrigerating heat-transfer system with first coils for condensing out ethanol from the atmosphere, and second coils for warming the mash. A support frame supports portions of the above components, making it a transportable modular unit to facilitate installation, minimize cost, and provide for efficient operation. The entire apparatus can be up-sized or down-sized for specific applications. In one form, the system includes electrically-driven pump, blower, and refrigeration compressors, with the external energy consumption kept surprisingly low. Methods related to the above are also disclosed and claimed.08-19-2010
20110059202Compositions and Methods For Enhancing The Development of Growing Animals - Compositions and methods to promote bone development, enhance neurologic development, enhance cognitive and motor skills, promote a healthy body composition, and/or reduce the fat of a growing animal are disclosed.03-10-2011
20090017158Nutritional Composition for Increasing Milk Protein in Mammals - A process for obtaining an increase in the concentration and/or production of milk protein and/or improving reproductive performance. The process includes administering to a mammal a composition including at least one unsaturated fatty acid, or a derivative thereof, and at least one feed supplement, wherein the combination is administered in an amount such that the mammal absorbs 1 g to 95 g of the at least one unsaturated fatty acid, or the derivative thereof, per day.01-15-2009
20090017156CHOLESTROL REDUCING FOOD COMPOSITIONS FOR ANIMALS - Compositions and methods for reducing serum cholesterol levels in companion animals, such as cats and dogs, wherein the food compositions contain about 20% or more oat, and the methods comprise administering the food compositions effective to reduce serum cholesterol levels in the animals.01-15-2009
20100227021DEER FOOD FORMULATIONS AND RELATED METHODS - Deer food formulations, methods and uses are provided. In particular, protein, fiber, mineral and other optimization, for increasing deer health and physiology are provided. Methods to make the deer food are also provided.09-09-2010
20100239710COFFEE PRODUCT AND METHOD - A coffee pill and method are provided. The coffee pill includes decaffeinated coffee encapsulated to prevent contact of the coffee product with the pallet during the initial stage of consumption by oral ingestion. Upon reaching the digestive tract, the encapsulant dissolves permitting the decaffeinated coffee product to be released from the pill.09-23-2010
20130216647METHODS FOR MAKING MILK-LIKE BEVERAGES - The invention provides methods for making a milk-like beverage compositions comprising creating a homogeneous aqueous mixture of (1) one or more caseinates, (2) whey protein, (3) one or more fats, (4) one or more hydrocolloids, and (5) one or more emulsifiers; heating the aqueous mixture to a temperature of from about 118 to about 127° C. and maintaining such temperature for from about 8 to about 14 minutes; and cooling the heated aqueous mixture to a temperature of from about 20 to about 35° C. The invention also provides the milk-like beverage compositions made using the methods.08-22-2013
20100233313POULTRY MEAT AND EGGS COMPRISING BENEFICIAL FATTY ACIDS - The present disclosure provides for improved poultry products and methods of producing such poultry products by incorporating healthy lipids containing stearidonic acid into animal feed products. Furthermore, the present disclosure provides methods for producing said products. In one embodiment of the disclosure, a poultry animal may be fed feed comprising a transgenic plant product. In other embodiments of the disclosure, poultry white meat and dark meat products comprising SDA, EPA, DPA, and DHA are disclosed. In further embodiments of the disclosure, poultry eggs comprising SDA, EPA, DHA, and DPA are disclosed.09-16-2010
20100143533NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT SYSTEM - A multi-part nutritional supplement system supplies nutrients to a user at advantageous locations in the digestive tract. One type of dosage unit is formulated to release vitamin B12 in the stomach and intestines of the upper GI tract, advantageously in an amount that is greater than or at multiple levels of the DV (Daily Value) of vitamin B12.06-10-2010
20090074909Phytase-containing animal food and method - A method is described for improving the nutritional value of a foodstuff comprising a source of myo-inositol hexakisphosphate by feeding the foodstuff in combination with a phytase expressed in yeast. The method comprises the step of feeding the animal the foodstuff in combination with a phytase expressed in yeast wherein the phytase can be selected from the group consisting of AppA1, AppA2 and a site-directed mutant of AppA. The invention also enables reduction of the feed to weight gain ratio and an increase bone mass and mineral content of an animal. A foodstuff and a feed additive comprising AppA2 or a site-directed mutant of AppA are also described.03-19-2009
20090041887High Protein Soybean Meal - A high protein soybean meal is disclosed. The soybean meal is generated from soybeans that are capable of commercial yields, wherein the meal comprises at least 58% protein on a dry weight basis. The soybean meal of the present invention may also be generated from soybeans comprising a mean whole seed total protein plus oil content of greater than about 64%, on a dry weight basis, wherein the soybean has a yield, under standard agronomic conditions, of at least 30 bushels per acre. Also disclosed is an animal feed containing the soybean meal of the present invention.02-12-2009
20100266722Food Product And Method - A food product and method are provided. The food product includes a bundle of grass leaves secured together by a wrapper. A container of a supplemental material is associated with the wrapper for distribution with the bundle. The food product including wrapper and container are pressed to extract liquid from the grass leaves and simultaneously rupture the container to release its contents for mixing with the extracted liquid. The resulting pulp, wrapper and container are separated from the liquid. The liquid can then be consumed as part of a human's diet.10-21-2010
20090110768Microbiocidal Control in the Processing of Meat-Producing Four-Legged Animals - Methods of processing four-legged slaughter animals for consumption as meat and/or meat product(s) are described. The methods comprise: I) contacting exterior surfaces of the live animal at least once with a microbiocidal solution formed from mixing together at least (i) water and (ii) at least one 1,3-dibromo-5,5-dialkylhydantoin, such contacting occurring at least once when the animal is en route to being slaughtered but before it is killed by exsanguination; or II) contacting the carcass of the animal, after exsanguination, with a microbiocidal solution formed from mixing together at least (i) water and (ii) at least one 1,3-dibromo-5,5-dialkylhydantoin or III) contacting at least one raw meat product and/or at least one processed meat product derived from the carcass. The contacting can be done one or more times in each of I), II), and III). Considerable advantages, which are described, are realized when using such methods.04-30-2009
20100303953SLOWLY FERMENTABLE SOLUBLE DIETARY FIBER - The embodiments described herein provide a method for improving bowel health by increasing short chain fatty acid concentration in the colon of a mammal including administering to the mammal a composition having from about 0.1 grams to about 50 grams of a treated bran product. After administration, the treated bran product results in an increased short chain fatty acid production during fermentation in the colon as compared to untreated bran fermented in the colon.12-02-2010
20100303951Delivering an Active Ingredient in Pet Food - A pet food in the form of a coated kibble wherein the coated kibble is used to deliver an active ingredient. A method of delivery can include providing a coated kibble, wherein the coated kibble comprises an extruded core comprising a gelatinized starch matrix; a coating comprising a protein component, a binder component, and an active ingredient; less than 12% water content; and providing the coated kibble to a pet.12-02-2010
20100310710METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR SYNTHESIS OF LONG CHAIN POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS - The present invention relates to fatty acid desaturases able to catalyze the conversion of oleic acid linoleic acid, linoleic acid to γ-linolenic acid, or of alpha-linolenic acid to stearidonic acid. Nucleic acid sequences encoding desaturases, nucleic acid sequences which hybridize thereto, DNA constructs comprising a desaturase gene, and recombinant host microorganism or animal expressing increased levels of a desaturase are described. Methods for desaturating a fatty acid and for producing a desaturated fatty acid by expressing increased levels of a desaturase are disclosed. Fatty acids, and oils containing them, which have been desaturated by a desaturase produced by recombinant host microorganisms or animals are provided. Pharmaceutical compositions, infant formulas or dietary supplements containing fatty acids which have been desaturated by a desaturase produced by a recombinant host microorganism or animal also are described.12-09-2010
20110111083USE OF XYLITOL FOR THE ECONOMIC IMPROVEMENT OF INTENSIVE PIG FARMING PRODUCTION - Use of xylitol for the economic improvement of intensive pig farming production, characterized by the presence of xylitol with a concentration of between 0.01% and 4% in the final feed.05-12-2011
20110008486AGENT FOR SUPPRESSING GLUCOSE LEVEL INCREASE, AGENT FOR SUPPRESSING BODY FAT ACCUMULATION AND FOOD COMPOUND - A method for reducing blood glucose level increase is provided that includes: providing a reducer of blood glucose level increase, wherein the reducer comprises isomaltulose; having an individual ingest the reducer; and having the individual consume a carbohydrate having an α-1,6-glucosyl bond ratio of from 0% to less than 50% relative to the total bonds among constituent saccharides, wherein the reducer is ingested before or after or simultaneously with consuming the carbohydrate, and wherein the reducer reduces an increase in the individual's blood glucose level caused by consuming the carbohydrate. The reducer of blood glucose level increase includes isomaltulose (PALATINOSE™) as an active ingredient so that when the reducer is ingested and a carbohydrate having an α-1,6-glucosyl bond ratio of from 0% to less than 50% relative to the total bonds among constituent saccharides is consumed, an increase in blood glucose level caused by ingesting the carbohydrate is reduced.01-13-2011
20110244073NUTRIMENT CONTAINING ARABINOXYLAN AND OLIGOSACCHARIDES - The present invention provides nutritional compositions, more particularly food supplements and processed food products, enriched with arabinoxylan-oligosaccharides and further comprising either or both water-unextractable arabinoxylans or water-soluble arabinoxylans. Preferably said nutritional compositions comprises both arabinoxylan-oligosaccharides and water-unextractable arabinoxylans.10-06-2011
20110008487 GELLED FOOD PRODUCT WITH HIGH CARBOHYDRATE INTAKE EFFICIENCY - A gelled food product is presented having extended stability while delivering sugars that are efficiently transported to and absorbed by the muscles. The food product is intended as a performance enhancing product. It has a defined Glucogenic/Fructogenic ratio and contains gelatine.01-13-2011
20110038982HIGH ENERGY LIQUID ENTERAL NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION - High energy and high protein liquid nutrition enteral compositions are provided that contain micellar casein and caseinate, an optionally a small amount of whey.02-17-2011
20110244071EDIBLE FAT COMPOSITION FOR ENHANCING BONE STRENGTH - Disclosed is describes a method of increasing bone strength and/or increasing bone resistance to bending and/or improving bone architecture and/or maintaining bone status in a human, comprising administering to said human a composition comprising a fat source, wherein said fat source is a triglyceride fat source comprising triglycerides with 15-55% palmitic acid moieties out of the total fatty acids, and wherein the level of palmitic acid moieties at the sn-2 position of the glycerol backbone is at least 30% (w/w) of total palmitic acid. Said method is particularly intended for subjects at risk of impaired bone strength. Further disclosed is said fat source, as well as food articles and a commercial package comprising the same.10-06-2011
20090220637NUTRITION FOR OBESE PATIENTS - This invention provides a composition and method for providing nutritional support to obese patients. The composition has an energy density between 0.4 and 0.9 kcal/ml and comprises a protein source which comprises at least 30% by weight whey protein and provides at least 30% of the total calories of the composition. The composition may include a carbohydrate source and a lipid source. Preferably, at least 50% by weight of the protein source is whey protein. The invention further extends to use of the composition in the prevention or treatment of malnutrition in obese patients.09-03-2009
20100255146THICKENING COMPOSITION IMPROVED IN VISCOSITY DEVELOPMENT - A thickening composition characterized by containing xanthan gum having per 100 parts by weight thereof, 0.5 part by weight or more of metal salt bound on the surface of xanthan gum powder. This thickening composition is capable of convenient viscosity development by addition to water-containing objects. Thus, the thickening composition is suitable for use in, for example, food application, for convenient thickening of soft drink, basting, sauce, dressing, soup, mousse, jelly, etc., or application for viscosity development by addition of a small amount thereof to meals for patients having difficulty in mastication/swallowing due to eating disorder, etc.10-07-2010
20100255147Non-Settling Galacto-Oligosaccharide-Rich Liquid Concentrate and Related Methods and Nutritional Compositions - The present invention includes a method of producing a non-settling galacto-oligosaccharide-rich liquid concentrate with an enzyme, the non-settling galacto-oligosaccharide-rich liquid concentrate, and nutritive additives and foods made therefrom.10-07-2010
20110135783FRUIT AND VEGETABLES POWDERS WITH ORGANIC SUGAR ALCOHOLS - Snacks comprising an organic sugar alcohol and methods for administering servings of fruits and vegetables are provided. In a general embodiment, the present disclosure provides a snack comprising an elongated container containing a composition including an organic sugar alcohol, and a powder such as, for example, a fruit powder, a vegetable powder, an energy powder or combinations thereof.06-09-2011
20110244072MODULATION OF INFANT FAT MASS - A method of reducing the accumulation of fat mass in a neonatal human infant at risk thereof which method comprises administering to the infant during at least a part of the neonatal period a therapeutic amount of a nutritional composition comprising proteins in an amount such that the composition contains more than 2.4 g of protein per 100 kcal. As weight gain during the first week of life has been associated with overweight in adulthood, this may offer a method of reducing the risk of developing obesity in later life. Also claimed is the administration of DHA to the mother during gestation period.10-06-2011
20100062102METHOD TO PRODUCE CHICKENS - A method for producing broiler chickens comprising feeding to the chickens a chicken feed comprising from 1003-11-2010
20100062103Method For Improving The Quality Of Meat By Reducing Boar Taint - Disclosed is a method for reducing boar taint in pigs, said method comprising injecting a solution of a pharmaceutically acceptable zinc salt into a dorsal cranial portion of each testis of a male pig preferably when the pig is less than one week old. The solution contains at least 20 mg of zinc ion per ml of solution and the solution is injected into the testis in a volume that is contained within the testis.03-11-2010
20100068334Medicinal Food and Beverage Compositions and Related Methods for Managing Acne in Humans - Medicinal food and beverage compositions and related methods for managing acne in humans are disclosed. A medicinal food composition comprises a mixture of vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats, and pharmacologically active ingredients formulated to manage acne in humans. The mixture can be between about 35-75% by weight of the medicinal food composition. Further, in the mixture, carbohydrates can be about 5-25% by weight of the food composition, fats can be about 8-20% by weight of the food composition, and pharmacologically active ingredients can be about 0.005-25% by weight of the food composition. The medicinal food and beverage compositions may be in the form of nutritional bars, snack cakes, chips, shakes, beverage mixes or beverages.03-18-2010
20100055230PRODUCT AND PROCESS FOR ELEVATING LIPID BLOOD LEVELS IN LIVESTOCK - The present invention provides feed or food products for consumption by animals or humans which include respective quantities of flax oil and non-flax carbohydrate. The flax oil and carbohydrate are mixed together and simultaneously subjected to an elevated temperature of at least about 120° F. and subsequently cooled; the flax oil is used at a level so that the final product contains at least about 5% by weight flax oil. It has been found that the products of the invention, when fed at effective levels, induce increased in vivo synthesis of desirable eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).03-04-2010
20090028993Lactobacillus buchneri strain LN1326 and its use to improve aerobic stability of silage - A method for treating silage to enhance aerobic stability by inhibiting growth of microorganisms selected from yeasts, molds and spore-forming bacteria is disclosed. The method comprises treating silage or feed with a composition comprising 01-29-2009
20090028994USING MUTATIONS TO IMPROVE ASPERGILLUS PHYTASES - The present invention relates to an isolated nucleic acid molecule encoding a mutant phytase and the isolated mutant phytase itself. The present invention further relates to methods of using the isolated nucleic acid molecule and the isolated mutant phytase of the present invention.01-29-2009
20090028995Animal feed with a soluble fiber and sugar alcohol and method of making and method of feeding - An animal feed such as a milk replacer includes a soluble fiber and a sugar alcohol. The milk replacer enhances weight gain, starter intake and reduces weaning time. The method of feeding the animal includes feeding a mixture of a soluble fiber and sugar alcohol. The animal feed may be used as a method of weaning young ruminants such as calves.01-29-2009
20090028992Lactobacillus buchneri strain LN1286 and its use to improve aerobic stability of silage - A method for treating silage to enhance aerobic stability by inhibiting growth of microorganisms selected from yeasts, molds and spore-forming bacteria is disclosed. The method comprises treating silage or feed with a composition comprising 01-29-2009
20110177194Hydrolyzed Lecithin Product to Improve Digestibility - A specific lecithin composition comprising phospholipids and lysophospholipids is described that can be used as an animal feed additive for the improvement of digestibility parameters and consequently gut health and animal performance. In addition, the mixture possesses useful biological and chemical properties that can be utilized in the animal feed and human food industries. The composition is chemically characterized by means of HPLC-ELSD, HPLC-MS/MS and 07-21-2011
20110086126Use of lactic acid bacteria for improving food lysine absorption of pet animals - This invention relates to the selection and use of nonpathogenic, lysine-uptake stimulating lactic acid bacteria strains, and products and methods using such strains for example for improvement of fur-coat and claws quality in pet-animals.04-14-2011
20110081445FEED ADDITIVE COMPOSITION FOR RUMINANTS CONTAINING ACIDIC OR NEUTRAL AMIN ACID, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF - A feed additive composition includes a protective agent, lecithin, an acidic or neutral amino acid, and water. A method of producing a feed additive composition includes preparing a molten mixture of a protective agent, lecithin, and an acidic or neutral amino acid, and immersing the molten mixture in water or an aqueous liquid to obtain a solidified mixture. Feed additives may be obtained by such method. The protective agent may include a hydrogenated vegetable oil or hydrogenated animal oil having a melting point of higher than 50° C. and lower than 90° C.04-07-2011
20110081443HIGH PROTEIN, LOW CARBOHYDRATE FOOD COMPOSITION HAVING NON-FERMENTABLE FIBER - A food composition is provided having high protein levels, high fat levels, low carbohydrate levels and non-fermentable fiber. Methods of using these compositions for weight management in mammals are also provided.04-07-2011
20110081442METHOD TO EVALUATE THE QUANTITY OF METHANE PRODUCED BY A DAIRY RUMINANT AND METHOD TO REDUCE AND CONTROL THIS QUANTITY - The present invention relates in particular to a method to evaluate the quantity of methane produced by a dairy ruminant.04-07-2011
20110250310WHEY PROTEIN COMPOSITIONS, METHODS AND USES - The present invention provides various whey protein compositions as nutritional formulations suitable for use as ready-to-use liquid compositions that are shelf-stable and contains high level of intact whey protein content. The present invention further provides the methods of making such compositions.10-13-2011
20110086127PHYTASE-CONTAINING ANIMAL FOOD AND METHOD - A method is described for improving the nutritional value of a foodstuff comprising a source of myo-inositol hexakisphosphate by feeding the foodstuff in combination with a phytase expressed in yeast. The method comprises the step of feeding the animal the foodstuff in combination with a phytase expressed in yeast wherein the phytase can be selected from the group consisting of AppA1, AppA2 and a site-directed mutant of AppA. The invention also enables reduction of the feed to weight gain ratio and an increase bone mass and mineral content of an animal. A foodstuff and a feed additive comprising AppA2 or a site-directed mutant of AppA are also described.04-14-2011
20110086128Methods of Incorporating Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Milk - Method for incorporating polyunsaturated fatty acids into milk with improved efficiency. The methods include protecting the polyunsaturated fatty acids, including omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, with a protective agent prior to feeding the fatty acids to a milk producing animal. Methods for feeding polyunsaturated fatty acids to milk producing animals by top dressing a polyunsaturated fatty acid supplement on top of animal feed compositions and methods of making and using such compositions are also provided.04-14-2011
20110081444FEED ADDITIVE COMPOSITION FOR RUMINANTS AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - A feed additive composition includes a protective agent, lecithin in an amount of 0.05 to 6% by weight relative to a total weight of the composition, a basic amino acid in an amount of at least 40% by weight and less than 65% by weight relative to the total weight of the composition, and water. A method of producing a feed additive composition includes preparing a molten mixture of at least one protective agent, lecithin and at least one basic amino acid, and solidifying the molten mixture by immersing the molten mixture in water or an aqueous liquid. The protective agent includes hydrogenated vegetable oils and/or hydrogenated animal oils having melting points of greater than 50° C. and less than 90° C.04-07-2011
20110104328METHOD AND COMPOSITIONS FOR PERSERVING WINE - Resveratrol and/or pterostilbene are added to wines to preserve the wine from oxidation, bacteria and fungi, as well as to deliver resveratrol to an animal. The resveratrol and/or pterostilbene are also added to red wine to preserve the polyphenols present in red wine. The resveratrol and/or pterostilbene can be added to grape must prior to fermentation and/or to fermented wine prior to bottling.05-05-2011
20110076356Novel Fibro-Biotic Bacterium Isolate - The present invention relates to an isolated anaerobic bacterium 03-31-2011
20110250311FORMULATIONS AND METHODS FOR MAINTAINING NORMAL HORMONE LEVELS - The invention provides methods for maintaining normal levels of catecholamines, glucocorticoids, adrenal steroids, and their related hormones in a human subject by administering 10-13-2011
20110008485PROTEIN-DENSE MICELLAR CASEIN-BASED LIQUID ENTERAL NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION - Protein-dense micellar casein-based liquid enteral nutritional composition are provided that contain micellar casein and optionally caseinate. Liquid enteral nutritional compositions are disclosed comprising 10 to 20 g of protein per 100 ml of the composition, in which all or a major part of said protein comprises native micellar casein. Also, a method is disclosed for producing the composition according to the invention, comprising a step wherein an aqueousprotein solution in which all or a major part of said protein comprises native micellar casein, is subjected to an evaporation step.01-13-2011
20100247705Direct Inducement Sulfurous Acid Generator - This invention describes a sulfurous acid generator that employs a burn chamber that acts as a sulfur hopper. Generally, the burn chamber is not in sulfur communication with a sulfur hopper that is separate and distinct from the burn chamber. Instead, the burn chamber may be adapted to hold enough sulfur to allow the generator to produce sulfurous acid for a desired period of time without needing more sulfur to be added to the sulfur being combusted in the burn chamber.09-30-2010
20120171324INHIBITOR OF VISCERAL FAT LOSS IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE PATIENTS - An inhibitor of visceral fat loss is capable of suppressing body weight loss peculiarly found in Parkinson's disease patients. The inhibitor of visceral fat loss in Parkinson's disease patients of the present invention contains a lipid obtained by subjecting a medium-chain triglyceride that includes as a constitutive fatty acid at least one of a saturated fatty acid having 8 carbon atoms and a saturated fatty acid having 10 carbon atoms to a transesterification reaction with a vegetable oil. The lipid is preferably obtained by subjecting the medium-chain triglyceride to a transesterification reaction with the vegetable oil at a ratio of 10:90 to 20:80.07-05-2012
20120171323Food Additive Containing Eugenol, Cinnamaldehyde and an Alliaceous Extract - The invention relates to a food additive including: 30 to 45% of eugenol; 30 to 45% of cinnamaldehyde; 10 to 40% of extract of a plant belonging to the alliaceous family; the remainder up to 100% optionally comprising other compounds, in particular, organosulphur compounds. Such an additive can be added to the feed for certain animals, in particular bovines, with a view to reducing the methane production thereof. The invention also relates to a method for reducing methane emissions into the earth's atmosphere, which includes the following steps: adding a food additive according to the invention to the food ration of a ruminant; and feeding the ruminant the obtained food ration.07-05-2012
20100062101COMPOSITIONS - A fat continuous confectionery composition comprises less than 2% by weight of a fermentable sugar, and a sweetening component in an amount of at least 25% by weight of the composition. The sweetening component comprises at least 50% by weight non-hydrogenated isomaltulose and may also comprise at least 5% by weight inulin, dextrin or a mixture of inulin and dextrin. The composition may comprise milk or whey protein in an amount of between 1 and 10% by weight of the composition.03-11-2010
20120201922LIQUID TRANSITION NUTRITION FOR INFANTS - Liquid composition suitable for supporting the transition period wherein the infant changes from a diet consisting of breast milk or liquid infant formula to solid foods with a viscosity 20-150 mPas, containing a digestible carbohydrate fraction and an indigestible carbohydrate fraction with at least 50 wt. % soluble indigestible oligosaccharide with a degree of polymerisation (DP) between 2 and 100.08-09-2012
20080248156Pet food compositions comprising two components - Pet food compositions comprising a first component comprising a source of protein, a source of fat, and a source of carbohydrate, and a second component comprising a biologic selected from the group consisting of a probiotic component; yeast; enzymes; antibodies; immunoglobulins; cytokines; and combinations thereof are useful for providing pet food compositions that are sufficiently stable such that effective amounts of the biologic are present in the pet food compositions at the time of ingestion by a pet.10-09-2008
20080248155Use of Stevensite For Mycotoxin Adsorption - The invention relates to the use of a composition comprising stevensite or at least one stevensite-containing component for adsorption of mycotoxins. The invention further relates to an animal feed formulation and to a process for animal feed treatment, in which this composition is used.10-09-2008
20110212219FEED - Provided is a feed by which energy use efficiency of rapeseed meal that has been commonly employed as a feed can be increased and the amount of excreta occurring in using rapeseed meal can be reduced or regulated. A livestock feed having an improved nutritive value which comprises 0.1 to 30% of rapeseed meal containing 41% or more of protein and 8% or less of crude fiber. A feed for regulating livestock excreta which comprises 0.1 to 30% of rapeseed meal containing 41% or more of protein and 8% or less of crude fiber.09-01-2011
20110212218Method for modulating animal digestive tract microbiota and feed composition comprising bark extract - The present invention relates to a method for modulating animal digestive tract microbiota wherein the modulating comprises adding an extract of birch bark to animal feed. The invention further relates to a feed composition comprising a birch bark extract for enhancement of animal performance and gastrointestinal health.09-01-2011
20110212216COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR REDUCING BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS - The present invention relates to a composition and method for reducing blood glucose levels in a mammal, such as canines and humans. The composition includes bran, cinnamon, yeast, gelatin, and optionally, wheat germ oil, octacosanol, and/or flavor. The method includes administering the composition to the mammal and, if the composition lacks wheat germ oil, also administering wheat germ oil to the mammal.09-01-2011
20120201923SYNTHETIC PHYTASE VARIANTS - The invention relates to a synthetic phytase having an increased thermal stability and also to an isolated nucleic acid sequence encoding a synthetic phytase, and the use of the phytase in an animal feed for reducing the phosphtate content in manure, and also animal feed additives and animal feeds comprising the synthetic phytase.08-09-2012
20090214695Feeding Stuff Composition Comprising Proliferation Promoting Agent for Bifidus Bacteria and Use of the Same - The present invention relates to a feed composition comprising milk whey fermented by 08-27-2009
20090053356Mineral Additive for a Dietary Composition for Animals and Method for the Production Thereof - The invention relates to an additive mineral for a dietary composition for animals comprising, in a biodigestible form, at least one phosphoric acid salt and a compound capable of forming a salt therewith. The additive is in the form of an aqueous solution in which the salt is in a dissolved state and is provided in the form of phosphate ions and of ions of said compound. The invention also relates to a method for producing the additive and to a device for carrying out this method.02-26-2009
20080268095Dietary Supplement for the Compensation of Nutritional Deficiency - Dietary supplement which comprises one vegetable ingredient, one grass ingredient, one fruit ingredient and one vitamin. As an option, the dietary supplement additionally comprises one antioxidant, and/or one coencyme, and/or one herb ingredient, and/or one fish ingredient, and/or one nut ingredient, and/or one mineral, and/or one protein, and/or one amino acid, and/or zinc-citrate, and/or curcumin, and/or L-carnetine, and/or taurine. Furthermore a procedure for the production of such a dietary supplement and its use for the production of a medicine to improve the general state of health.10-30-2008
20080268093Compositions For Feline Consumption - The invention provides compositions for feline consumption and methods of preparing such compositions. The compositions comprise at least about 65% by weight meat and have an essentially solid mass which assumes the shape of its container. The compositions are characterized as having a moisturized appearance and visually recognizable discrete food particles upon slicing the mass after removal from a container.10-30-2008
20080268092Capsaicin Nutritional Supplement - Compositions comprising a synergistic combination of a vanilloid receptor subtype 1 agonist and a methylxanthine as a nutritional supplement and uses thereof.10-30-2008
20110262584BILE RESISTANT BACILLUS COMPOSITION10-27-2011
20100285171POLYPEPTIDES AND NUCLEIC ACIDS ENCODING SAME - The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides and isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the polypeptides, as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides in animal feed. An example of a polypeptide of the invention is the so-called L12 protein from 11-11-2010
20100330229METHOD FOR ENHANCING PET FOOD PALATABILITY - The present invention relates to a method for preparing a palatability enhancer for use in pet foods of low, medium or high moisture content, comprising at least: a) providing a first stage reaction product obtained by: (i) reacting with at least one protease, in the absence of any added lipase, a substrate comprising proteinaceous and fatty materials, (ii) heat-inactivating said protease and filtrating the resulting digest product, b) optionally adding fat; c) emulsifying said first stage reaction product; d) reacting said emulsion with at least one lipase, in the absence of any added protease, so as to obtain a second stage reaction product; e) adding at least one reducing sugar and at least one nitrogen compound to said second stage reaction product and heating the resulting mixture.12-30-2010
20120135104Enhanced Absorption of Omega Fatty Acid Oils - A composition for increasing the bioavailability of oils in humans and animals comprising mixing a first emulsifier and a second emulsifier in a ratio ranging from about 1:1 to about 3:1 with a consumable oil wherein the first emulsifier is polyoxyethylene sorbitan monooleate and the second emulsifier is tocopheryl polyethylene glycol succinate. A method for increasing the bioavailability of such a composition is also provided.05-31-2012
20110052754Weight Loss Composition and Method - A composition is provided for promoting weight loss. This comprises a component for supporting healthy thyroid function; a component for increasing satiety; a component for inhibiting carbohydrate uptake and usage; a component for increasing calorie expenditure; and a component for increasing fatty acid oxidation therefore improving lean body composition. A method promoting weight loss in a human is also provided. The method comprises the following steps: supporting healthy thyroid function; increasing satiety; inhibiting carbohydrate uptake and usage; increasing calorie expenditure; and increasing fatty acid oxidation therefore improving lean body composition.03-03-2011
20110052753COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR INFLUENCING RECOVERY FROM STRENUOUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY - Compositions and methods for influencing the recovery of an animal from the effects of strenuous physical activity. The compositions generally comprise about 4% to 6% readily absorbable carbohydrate; about 10% to 30% maltodextrins; about 20% to 50% starch, for a total of about 40% to 80% carbohydrate; about 20% to about 40% protein; and optionally one or more antioxidants. The methods generally comprise administering the composition to an animal within the period from about 120 minutes before initiation of or 120 minutes after completion of the physical activity.03-03-2011
20110052752ROTATIONAL PET-FOOD FORMULATION AND METHOD - Compositions and methods are disclosed for providing a rotational pet-food diet to a pet. Rotational pet-food formulas are provided that enable a pet owner to cycle a pet's diet through a sequence of different pet-food formulas that are digestively compatible and developed to nutritionally complement one another. The rotational pet-food formulas may be packaged together and sold as a single point-of-purchase unit.03-03-2011
20110052751FEED COMPOSITION FOR COMPANION ANIMALS - The present invention relates to animal feed compositions which are useful for balancing body weight in companion animals and which after ingestions results in reduced calorie intake at a subsequent meal. It has been found surprisingly that the calorie intake of a pet can be reduced without negative effects towards the begging behavior of the unsatisfied pet which often results in a over-feeding by the owner when the daily feed intake of the diet (preferably a calorie-restricted diet) is combined with the intake of a mixture of triglyceride oils having a solid fat content at ambient to body temperature and an emulsifier, a mixture hereinafter abbreviated by “oil-composition”.03-03-2011
20110052750OLIVE JUICE EXTRACTS FOR PROMOTING MUSCLE HEALTH - Olive extracts comprising hydroxytyrosol are effective in promoting muscle health in both animals and humans which are subject to muscle damage, muscle pain and muscle soreness due to exercise. The olive extracts can decrease the accumulation of lactic acid present post-exercise, and can also work by maintaining glutathione levels.03-03-2011
20110256261RESISTANT FOOD STARCHES AND METHODS RELATED THERETO - The present invention provides novel resistant starches, methods to make the resistant starches, and methods to use the resistant starches. These resistant starches may be used as an ingredient in a variety of foods to impart health benefits, such as: decreasing plasma insulin response; decreasing plasma glucose response; increasing colonic fermentation; decreasing the risk of colon cancer; increasing digestive health; decreasing colonic pH. The methods for making the novel modified resistant starches dramatically decrease the cost of producing them.10-20-2011
20110070327Use of High-Oleic Distillers Grains in Animal Feed to Improve Animal Product Quality - A novel method for improving the meat, milk, and egg quality of livestock is provided. In one embodiment, the method comprises feeding the animal a diet supplemented with oleic acid and distillers grains. The source of the oleic acid may be distillers grain from high-oleic corn. The method improves the quality of meat from both non-ruminants and ruminants.03-24-2011
20110086129IMPROVED POULTRY PRODUCTS - A method for modifying poultry products with beneficial fatty acids comprising feeding a fowl with a standard feed in which the animal or vegetable oil blend component of the feed is replaced by, or supplemented with, an oil blend consisting of at least 50% fish oil, canola oil (10-30%), soy oil and/or soap stock (0-40%) and linseed oil (0-30%), at total oil levels added to the feed from about 2.5% up to about 7.0%, calculated based on the final feed composition. The modified poultry products obtained maintain the natural smell and taste. Also described are chicken eggs, chicken meat and turkey meat having increased content of monounsaturated fatty acids and reduced content of saturated fatty acids.04-14-2011
20080268094Mixtures of Fatty Acid Glycerides from C1 to C22 to Improve Zootechnical Performances and/or the Health of the Intestine of Animals - The invention relates to the production and/or use of mixtures of monoglycerides, diglycerides and triglycerides of fatty acids from C10-30-2008
20110135786COCOA-BASED EXERCISE RECOVERY BEVERAGES - The invention provides, in one aspect, a method of producing a ready-to-drink cocoa beverage containing high levels of beneficial cocoa flavanols or cocoa polyphenols and with a particular ratio of carbohydrates to protein. The beverages can advantageously be used in an exercise recovery regimen. Cocoa solids levels in the beverages can be selected from about 3.5% to about 10% by weight cocoa powder or the equivalent in cocoa product.06-09-2011
20110135785METHODS FOR IMPROVING HEPATIC AND IMMUNE FUNCTION IN AN ANIMAL - The invention encompasses compositions and methods for improving animal health and in certain embodiments to compositions and methods for improving hepatic and immune function in aged felines.06-09-2011
20110135784BARLEY WITH LOW LEVELS OF HORDEINS - The present invention relates to methods of producing a food or malt-base beverage suitable for consumption by a subject with Coeliac's disease. In particular, the present invention relates to methods of producing a food or malt-based beverage with low levels of hordeins. Also provided are barley plants which produce grain that can be used in the methods of the invention.06-09-2011
20100159065METHOD FOR SPEEDING UP PLANT GROWTH AND IMPROVING YIELD BY INTRODUCING PHOSPHATASES IN TRANSGENIC PLANT - Transgenic plants having increased growth rate, increased sugar content, and increase yield are disclosed, and methods for making the same. The transgenic plants have a gene coding for a phosphatase having a C-terminal motif under control of a heterologous promoter incorporated into the genomic DNA of the plant.06-24-2010
20100159067Hydrolyzed liquid sweetener for livestock - The present invention includes a liquid sweetener made from a lactose containing liquid that can be used to coat animal feed to increase palatability. It also includes methods of making the liquid sweetener and making animal feed with increased palatability. The methods include hydrolyzing whey or whey derivatives and adding amino acids to promote a Maillard reaction to synthesize the sweetener.06-24-2010
20100159066Pet Food Compositions - Disclosed herein are pet food compositions. In one embodiment, pet food compositions which are described comprise a component selected from 2-deoxy-D-glucose; 5-thio-D-glucose; 3-O-methylglucose; 1,5-anhydro-D-glucitol; 2,5-anhydro-D-mannitol; mannoheptulose; and mixtures thereof. In yet another embodiment, pet food compositions which are described comprise an extract of plant matter selected from avocado, alfalfa, fig, primrose, and mixtures thereof. The pet food compositions may be prepared by any of a variety of processes including, but not limited to, optional processes described herein.06-24-2010
20100196532NOVEL FUNCTIONAL FOOD PRODUCT CONTAINING A SPECIFIC FIBRE MIXTURE - The present invention relates to a fluid or semifluid food product, stable over time, containing a ternary mixture of viscosifying and non-viscosifying hydrosoluble fibres, and non-hydrosoluble fibres, and maintaining significant viscosity during digestion.08-05-2010
20100068335PHYTASES WITH IMPROVED THERMAL STABILITY - The invention provides variant phytase enzymes having increased thermal stability relative to their counterpart parent enzymes. The modifications to the enzymes include both single substitutions and various combinations of substitutions that provide improved stability and activity. The invention further provides nucleic acids encoding the variant phytase enzymes, host cells and vectors containing and expressing them, as well as feed compositions useful for providing improved nutrition, particularly with respect to the bioavailability of dietary phosphate, calcium, iron and zinc, among others.03-18-2010
20100068336Method and System for Processing Oilseeds - Methods and systems for processing oilseed meal. Oilseed meal is hydrated to provide a hydrated oilseed meal. A particle size of the hydrated oilseed meal is reduced to provide a size-reduced oilseed meal. Enhanced oilseed meal is physically separated from the size-reduced oilseed meal.03-18-2010
20100068333Methods for Enhancing the Palatability of Food Compositions - Methods for enhancing the palatability of food compositions by adding to the compositions a palatability enhancing amount of an extract of an herb or spice of the botanical genus 03-18-2010
20090196951Product and Method for Alcoholic Beverage Infused with Resveratrol - This invention relates to the combination of an alcoholic beverage, such as vodka, gin, rum, tequila, whisky, beer, or wine with Resveratrol, an antioxidant and Sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) and PGC-1′ gene activating substance and additives such as sweeteners, masking agents, natural and/or artificial flavoring agents, and/or other additives to eliminate or mitigate any flavoring associated with Resveratrol.08-06-2009
20090175979Baby feeding formula and system - A method is provided for reducing the extent of or occurrence of long-term adverse health effects in human infants, comprising feeding to said infants when newborn a nutrient-containing-formula providing not more than 1 gram of protein per 100 ml of formula and/or not more than 50 kcal per 100 ml of formula. Also disclosed are methods of administering the infant formulas to reduce the occurrence or extent of insulin resistance in an individual later in life, to reduce the occurrence or extent of obesity or atherosclerosis in an individual later in life, or combinations thereof, by feeding newborn infants the newborn infant formula described herein.07-09-2009
20110189339GENES FOR PLANT FATTY ACID MODIFYING ENZYMES ASSOCIATED WITH CONJUGATED DOUBLE BOND FORMATION - The preparation and use of nucleic acid fragments encoding plant fatty acid modifying enzymes associated with conjugated double bond formation or functionally equivalent subfragments thereof are disclosed. Chimeric genes incorporating such nucleic acid fragments or functionally equivalent subfragments thereof or complement thereof and suitable regulatory sequences can be used to create transgenic plants having altered lipid profiles.08-04-2011
20110189337COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF METABOLIC DISEASES - The present invention is a new method and composition that enhance bone repair, formation, maintenance and slowing of bone resorption. The present invention relates to methods and compositions that enhance collagen formation, tendon health and tendon injury healing, bone maintenance and bone injury healing, and the prevention and treatment of metabolic diseases. The present invention is a part of the therapy to maintain bone health among patients with diabetic bone resorption and others with metabolic disorders. In one embodiment, the composition is a composite of hydroxyapatite and an organic matrix composed of milk pH-dependent serum proteins, i.e., bone morphogenic proteins (BMP), milk serum-derived specific proteins (MSSP), and milk serum derived proteins.08-04-2011
20110189336Health Beverages Comprising Cinnamon Extract and Methods of Making and Using The Same - Described herein are beverages that provide a number of heath benefits associated with elevated or high blood sugar levels. For example, the beverages are useful in potentiating insulin activity, treating hyperglycemia, and maintaining blood sugar levels in a subject afflicted with diabetes. The beverages are composed of distilled water, cinnamon extract, and sweetener. Vitamins, minerals, and nutrients can be added to the beverage to provide additional health benefits.08-04-2011
20110189338MICROBIOCIDAL CONTROL IN THE PROCESSING OF MEAT-PRODUCING FOUR-LEGGED ANIMALS - Methods of processing four-legged slaughter animals for consumption as meat and/or meat product(s) are described. The methods comprise I) contacting exterior surfaces of the live animal at least once with a microbiocidal solution formed from mixing together at least (i) water and (ii) at least one 1,3-dibromo-5,5-dialkylhydantoin, such contacting occurring at least once when the animal is en route to being slaughtered but before it is killed by exsanguination; or II) contacting the carcass of the animal, after exsanguination, with a microbiocidal solution formed from mixing together at least (i) water and (ii) at least one 1,3-dibromo-5,5-dialkylhydantoin or III) contacting at least one to raw meat product and/or at least one processed meat product derived from the carcass.08-04-2011
20100028483SOLID EDIBLE PRODUCT FOR A PET - The present invention relates to a solid edible product for a pet having a moisture content of less than or equal to 10% comprising fat, a probiotic micro-organism and optionally a sweetener, a palatant and/or bulking material. The edible product may contain other ingredients. The invention also relates to a pet food product which comprises such a solid edible product as well as the solid edible product for improving or maintaining the health of a pet animal.02-04-2010
20120308682RUMINANT FEED, PRODUCTS, AND METHODS COMPRISING BENEFICIAL FATTY ACIDS - The present disclosure provides for improved ruminant products and methods of producing such products by incorporating healthy lipids containing stearidonic acid into the ruminant feed for feeding ruminant animals. In one embodiment of the disclosure, an edible ruminant product including SDA is disclosed. In another embodiment, a reproductive ruminant product including SDA is disclosed.12-06-2012
20120034337PROTEIN PARTICLES AND THEIR USE IN FOOD - The invention relates to oil-comprising protein particles, oil-free protein particles, and a method for preparation thereof. The invention is also concerned with the use of such protein particles for increasing the protein content of a food product, for replacing fat in a food product, and for controlled release of protein in the gastrointestinal tract.02-09-2012
20100178379PREMIX FOR HOG FEED AND A METHOD OF FEEDING A HOG TO PRODUCE DHA AND EPA ENRICHED PORK - A premix for hog feed and a method of feeding a hog that produces DHA and EPA enriched pork while avoiding or reducing negative effects to the taste, colour, texture, aroma, pH and shelf life which are significant enough to make the pork unacceptable to consumers. One embodiment of the method of feeding a hog involves feeding a hog over several days with a hog feed supplemented with the premix. The premix includes marine-sourced docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and plant-sourced alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). The hogs are fed until their total DHA, EPA and ALA intakes are in a certain range per kilogram of the hog's weight. The hogs are then slaughtered and processed into pork products. This results in pork with an enrichment of omega-3 EFAs in the range of about 2.5% to about 4.5% of fat.07-15-2010
20100178380Synthesis and applications of 2-OXO-4-methylthiobutyric acid, its salts and its derivatives - The invention relates to a process for preparing 2-oxo-4-methylthiobutyric acid (I), its salts and its derivatives07-15-2010
20100086638FEED FORMULATIONS CONTAINING DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID - The disclosure relates to an animal feed or feed ingredient containing from about 0.01% to 1.0% DHA, wherein all, or substantially all of the DHA comes from material that is of non-animal origin and the use of microbially-derived DHA at these low levels provides sufficient DHA for the optimal neurological development of the animal.04-08-2010
20110104326BALANCED SN-2 MYRISTATE-CONTAINING EDIBLE OIL - A nutritional fat or oil-based composition for increasing HDL cholesterol, decreasing LDL cholesterol and decreasing the LDL/HDL cholesterol ratio in human plasma is described. The composition typically includes at least 1% by weight myristic acid esterified at the sn-2 position in triglyceride molecules, includes between 10% and 40% by weight linoleic acid, and further includes between 30% and 65% by weight oleic acid and between 15% and 40% by weight total saturated fatty acids. The ratio of sn-2 myristic acid to sn-2 palmitic acid is typically greater than 1:1 and the sum of weight percentages for saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids equals 100%. In desirable cases, the composition is substantially cholesterol-free.05-05-2011
20090087513Fiber and fatty acid composition and method of making same - The invention is a mixture of soluble dietary fibers in conjunction with omega three fatty acids designed to add soluble, heart healthy fibers and omega three fatty acids into a balanced diet by food manufacturers incorporating as part of the food matrix, or by end users.04-02-2009
20090196949RUMINANT FEED - One or more partial oxidation products of glycerol are reacted with a protein-containing fodder or fodder precursor to provide a rumen undegradable protein-containing ruminant feed product. The reaction may take place more rapidly, or at lower addition levels, or at lower temperatures than is the case when reacting spent sulfite liquor with protein-containing fodder. The partial oxidation products conveniently may be provided as a glycerose liquor containing glycerose and other side products of a glycerol oxidation reaction. The glycerose liquor may in turn conveniently be prepared by partially oxidizing biodiesel-derived glycerol.08-06-2009
20090117223MICROALGA SPECIES AND ITS APPLICATION FOR ANIMAL, HUMAN CONSUMPTION AND IN OBTAINING CAROTENOIDS - The invention relates to a novel microalga species and to the use thereof for animal and/or human consumption and in the production of carotenoids. A novel strain of Scenedesmus has been isolated at the Las Palmerillas experimental station, Cajamar, identified as microorganisms that had not been previously registered by the University of Gottinghem and deposited within the Culture Collection of Alagae and Protozoa (CCAP) as 05-07-2009
20110070328Use Of Vegetable Fine Grain Sized Fibers For Preparing A Nutritional Composition For Reducing Mycotoxin Bioavailability - The invention relates to using substentially insoluble vegetable fibres embodied in the form of microparticles at least 90% in weight of which has a size less than 700 μm as ingredients for preparing a nutritional composition for reducing a mycotoxin bioavailability in a human being or an animal during ingestion of a food contaminated by said micotoxins.03-24-2011
20100310711MILK FILTRATION SYSTEM - A method and apparatus for microfiltering milk before the milk is allowed to cool is disclosed that removes bacteria and other filtrates from the milk thus producing a microfiltered milk product.12-09-2010
20090169676HOMOFERMENTED PRODUCTS - The present invention pertains to the field of liquid feed, and relates to fermented feed products, methods for their preparation, as well as uses thereof. Furthermore, the invention further relates to animal liquid feed and methods of preparing liquid feed using lactic acid bacteria. In particular, a method of preparing a fermented mixed feed is provided, comprising the steps of: (a) providing a liquid fermented product; (b) providing a feed product to be fermented; (c) combining the products from step (a) and (b), and fermenting the feed product of step (b) using the liquid fermented product of step (a) as inoculum.07-02-2009
20080260892Animal Feed - Colored animal feeds, especially red and blue feeds, promote weight gain in animals, particularly poultry and swine. Colored feeds particularly promote weight gain in the first seven days leading to much improved weight at shipping. A concentrate having from about 1 wt % to about 15 wt % of a physiologically acceptable feed consumption enhancing food-coloring agent compatible with animal feed ingredients, from about 2 wt % to about 20 wt % of a physiologically acceptable electrolyte compatible with animal feed ingredients, and balance a physiologically acceptable carrier can be conveniently used to prepare colored animal feed on an industrial scale at any of various points in the milling or post-milling process.10-23-2008
20100239707Increased Meat Tenderness Via Induced Post-Mortem Muscle Tissue Breakdown - The present methods and compounds relate to increasing meat tenderness by inducing post-mortem breakdown in muscle tissue. This is achieved by the use of beta-blockers in the pre-mortem period, which results in higher calpastatin levels, and reduced hyperplasia. This is also achieved by the use of agents immediately before slaughter that induce apoptosis in muscle tissue. This is further achieved by administering agents that induce muscle fiber fission.09-23-2010
20090028990Food composition for stimulating growth comprising fraction isolated from mammalian colostrum or milk whey - The present invention relates to a food composition for stimulating growth, comprising a fraction isolated from whey derived from mammalian colostrum or milk. More particularly, the present invention relates to a food composition for stimulating growth, comprising a fraction isolated from mammalian whey, wherein the fraction was removed α-lactoalbumin and β-lactoglobulin from the whey and had a molecular weight of 1-30 kD, as well as a method for stimulating growth, which comprises administering the food composition to mammals in need thereof, and a use of the isolated fraction for preparing the growth-stimulating food composition.01-29-2009
20090202671MILK FEVER - The invention relates to a ruminant feed supplement for the treatment of milk fever. According to the invention rice bran that has been subjected to a ruminal bypass treatment is used in the feed of dairy cows.08-13-2009
20110305792WHOLE GREEN COFFEE BEAN PRODUCTS AND METHODS OF PRODUCTION AND USE - Disclosed are novel processing methods for green coffee beans that result in novel green coffee bean products, including products that incorporate whole green coffee beans. Methods include selecting whole coffee beans in their fresh green unroasted state with naturally-occurring levels of phytonutrients, sterilizing and drying them, applying iterative grinding processes and stabilization techniques, all while avoiding high temperatures. Whole green coffee bean products created and defined by these methods have unexpectedly been found to increase focus and concentration in users, and are believed useful in the treatment of attention and concentration deficits and related disorders, such as attention deficit (AD), attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and various related and/or comorbid disorders.12-15-2011
20110305791METHOD AND COMPOSITION FOR NUTRITIONALLY IMPROVING GLUCOSE CONTROL AND INSULIN ACTION - Disclosed is a method and composition for nutritionally improving glucose and insulin balance in an individual. The invention further provides a method for treating a comorbidity of diabetes. In one embodiment, the invention provides a nutritional formulation comprising: a protein source; a fat source; and a carbohydrate source, wherein the protein source, the fat source, and the carbohydrate source are in a ratio of about 1:1:1, each comprising about one third of the total calories of the composition.12-15-2011
20080286406Lactic Acid Bacteria - having antifungal activity is provided as novel lactic acid bacteria having antifungal activity. The 11-20-2008
20090028997Peptide pet food material having anti-stress action and palatability-increasing effect - The present invention provides a safe pet food material having an anti-stress action and effect of increasing palatability. Livestock meat or fish meat is treated with a protease such as papain to obtain a pet food material with excellent thermal stability having peptides consisting of 2-10 amino acid residues as a principal active ingredient. A pet food exhibiting an anti-stress action and having high palatability is obtained by blending this material.01-29-2009
20120040049DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, AND METHODS OF USE - One aspect of the invention provides dietary fiber compositions comprising effective amounts of glucomannan, xanthan gum, and alginate to produce a desired viscosity. The invention also provides food products comprising an effective amount of a dietary fiber composition. In other aspects, the invention provides methods for preparing a dietary fiber composition or a food product comprising a dietary fiber composition, and methods for promoting satiety, promoting weight loss, lowering blood glucose levels, or lowering blood cholesterol levels in a mammal02-16-2012
20090175981COMPOSITIONS, METHODS AND USES FOR A NOVEL FAMILY OF PEPTIDES - The present invention includes compositions and methods for the characterization and use of novel peptide from 07-09-2009
20120040048Composition and Method for Control of Diabetes - Correctly formulated enterically coated nutrient pellets are able to significantly to lower the blood sugar level of type two diabetics when administered with a normal meal. The inventive composition is effective at dosage levels of 10 g or less. Effective doses of the composition contribute 42 kcal or fewer to the patient's diet. A preferred form of the composition contains lauric acid coated for release in the distal bowel. When taken with an ordinary meal, the effective dosage does not induce the ileal brake and is more than 50 times (often more than 100 times) as effective on per kilocalorie basis as an ordinary meal at eliciting increases in PYY and GLP-1. Thus, ordinary nutrients—as opposed to drugs—can be used to reduce blood sugar levels when administered at dosage levels that are not significant promoters of weight gain.02-16-2012
20120040047USE OF NATURAL SUBSTANCES AS FEED ADDITIVES FOR ANIMALS OF THE GENUS EQUIDAE - The present invention relates to the use of natural active compounds selected from the group consisting of guajacol, turmeric, 3-methylphenol, eugenol, eucalyptol, L-menthol and thymol in the manufacture of a diet for animals of the genus 02-16-2012
20120040046ISOAMYL ACETATE FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT - Described is the use of isoamyl acetate in food compositions for weight management and/or weight control. Further described is a beverage containing isoamyl acetate.02-16-2012
20120301573COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR SUPPRESSING APPETITE - A chocolate based composition and method of promoting weight loss by suppressing appetite, inducing a feeling of satiety, and reducing ones craving for sweets and other food products while not adversely affecting the appearance, taste, texture, or scent of the chocolate. The composition comprises chocolate in combination with at least one or more of the following ingredients derived from the plant: 11-29-2012
20090214697DERIVATIVES OF SELENO-AMINO ACIDS - Derivatives of seleno-alpha amino acids, particularly selenomethionine as enhanced bioavailable sources of selenium in animal diets.08-27-2009
20090220639PREVENTING DISEASES IN INFANTS DELIVERED VIA CAESAREAN SECTION - The present invention provides the use of a composition comprising non-digestible oligosaccharide for the manufacture of a composition for enteral administration to an infant delivered via caesarean section.09-03-2009
20080220118Phytase Variants - The present invention relates to phytase variants, their preparation and uses, which phytase variants, when aligned according to FIG. 09-11-2008
20110038983METHOD AND COMPOSITIONS FOR IMPROVING ANIMAL HEALTH - Products as well as methods for reducing plaque in a domestic animal are provided. The product comprises retorted milk.02-17-2011
20100136161SWEETENER-CONTAINING ANIMAL FOOD AND ANIMAL-FOOD ADDITIVE - The invention relates to animal food containing one or more conventional animal food ingredients selected from among cereal, cereal products, proteins, amino acids, vitamins, enzymes, mineral additives, and flavors, or an animal food additive for producing such animal food. Said animal food or animal food additive contains a sweetener combination which stimulates the appetite and/or improves performance and comprises at least naringin dihydrochalcone and a saccharin.06-03-2010
20090028991Lactobacillus buchneri strain LN1284 and its use to improve aerobic stability of silage - A method for treating silage to enhance aerobic stability by inhibiting growth of microorganisms selected from yeasts, molds and spore-forming bacteria is disclosed. The method comprises treating silage or feed with a composition comprising 01-29-2009
20110064845PROTEIN-RICH FEEDSTUFF WITH RESISTANCE TO LOWERED DIGESTIBILITY DUE TO HEAT DAMAGE - Protein-rich feedstuffs which contain at least one protein feed material and either betaine or at least one feed product which contains betaine are resistant to reduction of digestibility as a result of heat damage during drying.03-17-2011
20110064844POULTRY DIET FOR IMPROVING TEXTURE - The present invention aims to provide a poultry diet that can soften the flesh quality of poultry meat and improve the texture, a method of producing a large amount of meat with improved texture by using the diet, and a breeding method of poultry having flesh quality with good texture, and a flesh quality softening agent for poultry to be used by addition to feed.03-17-2011
20110064846METHODS FOR REDUCING REACTIVE CARBONYL SPECIES - Methods for reducing the concentration of reactive carbonyl species, for example, in thermally processed foods, including beverages, are provided herein.03-17-2011
20110318449Phytase-Containing Animal Food and Method - A method is described for improving the nutritional value of a foodstuff comprising a source of myo-inositol hexakisphosphate by feeding the foodstuff in combination with a phytase expressed in yeast. The method comprises the step of feeding the animal the foodstuff in combination with a phytase expressed in yeast wherein the phytase can be selected from the group consisting of AppA1, AppA2 and a site-directed mutant of AppA. The invention also enables reduction of the feed to weight gain ratio and an increase bone mass and mineral content of an animal. A foodstuff and a feed additive comprising AppA2 or a site-directed mutant of AppA are also described.12-29-2011
20100124583PROCESSING BIOMASS - Biomass (e.g., plant biomass, animal biomass, microbial, and municipal waste biomass) is processed to produce useful products, such as food products and amino acids.05-20-2010
20090130249Methods to deliver low-inclusion ingredients into an animal feed ration - The present disclosure describes methods that maintain the substantially uniform distribution of low-inclusion ingredients in an animal feed ration. Such methods include combining a non-liquid admixture that includes the low-inclusion ingredients and a non-liquid carrier with a base animal feed to make an animal feed ration.05-21-2009
20110038984REDUCED DIGESTIBLE CARBOHYDRATE FOOD HAVING REDUCED BLOOD GLUCOSE RESPONSE - Reducing the digestion of digestible carbohydrates in a digestible carbohydrate-based material, and reducing the absorption of the digestion product(s) of digestible carbohydrates (that is, simple sugars) within the small intestine. The undigested digestible carbohydrate and the unabsorbed digestion products pass through the small intestines and into the colon, where they are fermented. In effect, the food materials made by practicing the present invention cause a controlled amount of digestible carbohydrate to by-pass the small intestine, resulting in the fermentation of digestible carbohydrates in the colon. The invention also provides for processing of a digestible carbohydrate-based ingredient with a non-digestible food film material, to form a reduced digestible carbohydrate food having a protective food film network, which can inhibit or prevent digestion of the digestible carbohydrate. The present invention also provides for processing of a digestible carbohydrate-based ingredient with a non-digestible food film material, to provide a resulting reduced digestible carbohydrate food containing a viscosity-building component that contributes to the formation of a viscous intestinal chyme that can inhibit or prevent digestion of the digestible carbohydrate and can inhibit adsorption of digestion products of digestible carbohydrates in the small intestine02-17-2011
20090311367Dietary Supplement - Compositions and methods for suppressing appetite and inducing weight loss in humans and other mammals contain fatty acids. The fatty acids of the compositions include long-chain fatty acids such as oleic, lauric, and linoleic acids. The compositions may also contain medium-chain triglycerides, natural sweeteners, and other plant extracts. The compositions can also contain a linear aminopolysaccharide and lipoprotein lipase to reduce blood serum levels of low-density lipoproteins and triglycerides.12-17-2009
20120045538Nutrient team - The invention provides a method of improving the ingestion of nutrients. The method involves ingesting nutrients in two different forms. At least one form may be a solid and one form may be a liquid form. At least one of the solid and liquid forms contains a nutrient team that increases the absorption of nutrients. At least one of the solid and liquid forms contains a bully that is separated from nutrients in the other form and thereby prevents the bully from impairing nutrient absorption. By properly teaming up and separating nutrients, greater absorption of nutrients can be achieved with lower dosages, following the physiological rules regarding vitamin pairs and teams; necessary for nutrient absorption or usage. This is especially the case where lowering the dosage of calcium allows many other nutrients to be absorbed at much higher levels. The solid form can be tasty and satiating encouraging proper diet and weight loss, without any stigma for using “special” products, for special diets; or contain condition specific (and/or age or other specificity based criteria) based special nutrients and nutrition. The liquid can be tasty and voluminous enough to help satisfy one's fluid intake requirements.02-23-2012
20120045539PROTECTED ACTIVE COMPOUND FORMULATIONS OF AMINO ACIDS AND PROCESS FOR THEIR PREPARATION - Active compound formulations for animal nutrition of amino acids, vitamins, enzymes and pigments, which are suitable for providing the active compounds in protected form for the nutrition of stock animals, in particular ruminants, and a process for the preparation of these protected active compound formulations.02-23-2012
20100303952Method for artificial breeding of farmed sturgeon - A method for artificial breeding of farmed sturgeon is disclosed. The method comprises of growing a plurality of fingerling sturgeon; obtaining a plurality of juvenile sturgeon; identifying at least one male juvenile sturgeon and at least one female juvenile sturgeon; Feeding a predetermined amount of a preselected food material to the male and female sturgeon; Determining maturity based on at least controlling sex hormones and stress hormones of the male and female sturgeon; identifying at least one male matured sturgeon and at least one female matured sturgeon; and Selecting male matured sturgeon and female matured sturgeon, wherein said female matured sturgeon carries a predetermined amount of ovule and wherein said predetermined amount of ovule is processed to obtain a predetermined amount of caviar.12-02-2010
20090092703Phytase-Expressing Transgenic Plants - Disclosed are a transgenic plant and a transformed plant cell containing a heterologous nucleic acid that includes a sweet potato sporamin SPO promoter operably linked to a sequence encoding a polypeptide. Also disclosed are uses of the plant or cell.04-09-2009
20120015070FERMENTED MILK BEVERAGE - A beverage comprising a fermented milk product and an egg product, and methods for making such a beverage are described.01-19-2012
20120114787APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR ELECTROLYZED WATER - An apparatus and method for the production of alkaline water is provided, wherein the water, when administered to cattle, is effective for the treatment and prevention of rumen acidosis. Additionally, the alkaline water is effective for increased production of milk and increased quality of milk produced.05-10-2012
20110165286APPARATUS AND METHOD TO FEED LIVESTOCK - A method and apparatus for feeding livestock is presented. The method includes providing a mobile feed preparation apparatus that includes a feed container containing a base feed, a conveying assembly that receives the base feed from the feed container, a feed additive assembly comprising a reservoir containing a feed additive, where the feed additive assembly is in flowable communication with the conveying assembly, a weight sensitive platform having a weigh cell, where the reservoir is mounted on said platform, and a controller in communication with the conveying assembly and the weigh cell. The method further includes weighing the reservoir to determine a first weight, dispensing from the mobile feed preparation apparatus a feed ration, and weighing the reservoir to determine a second weight. Additionally, the method includes calculating a distributed amount of the feed additive using the first weight and the second weight.07-07-2011
20120058217TASTE DETERRENT AND DIET METHOD - A diet spray or powder that may be used by a dieter to render a portion of a meal unappetizing. After eating an initial portion of a meal, a dieter may apply a spray or powder to remaining food portions so as to inhibit further eating, and thus reduce total caloric intake and/or inhibit ingestion of additional portions. The use of the product can promote or strengthen a dieter's will-power in the face of surplus, but tempting, food by direct and/or psychological support. A method includes application of the spray or powder to the tempting foodstuff03-08-2012
20090047378NON MARINE OR NON ALGAL SOURCED OMEGA 3 FEED/FOOD SUPPLEMENT AND PROCESS FOR STABILIZING, ENHANCING THE CONVERSION EFFICIENCY, AND ENRICHMENT OF OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDS IN LIVESTOCK/HUMANS AND PRODUCTS THEREFROM - A feed/food process and product that provides a stabilized feed/food supplement that enhances the conversion efficiency and levels of omega 3 essential fatty acids including docasahexaenoic acid (DHA), Docosapentanenoic acid (DPA) and eicosapentenoic acid (EPA) in livestock/human products therefrom e.g. poultry. Specifically, Chickens (var. Ross) are fed a stabilized form of non-marine, non algal source omega 3 fatty acids including DHA, EPA, DPA for 5 weeks during a total 6 week production period that results in conversion efficiencies and increased levels of omega 3 fatty acids including DHA, EPA, DPA in various cuts and parts of poultry meat (legs, breasts etc. with or without skin) that also results in improved production benefits in terms of weight gains, improved flavour, taste, tenderness and less stress in poultry during production/transporting and the production of feeds/food and or ingredients with reduced levels of contaminants e.g. heavy metals.02-19-2009
20120058218FROZEN CONFECTIONERY HOLDER - A holder for confectioneries and particularly frozen confectioneries. The holder includes a receptacle having a shape that is complementary to the shape of the confectionery and being configured to allow a major portion of the confectionery to be exposed when the confectionery is received in and supported by the receptacle, and a handle coupled to a bottom portion of the receptacle to allow the holder to be hand held. The holder is particularly useful for holding frozen confectioneries such as ice cream bars, ice cream sandwiches, etc. that are not provided with handles.03-08-2012
20090214696Lycopene Incorporation Into Egg Yolks - The present invention includes an egg comprising lycopene, methods of producing eggs comprising feeding poultry with standard ingredients supplemented with an amount of lycopene effective to be deposited in the egg yolk, and methods of consuming an egg in a human diet comprising consuming, in a human diet, an egg wherein the egg comprises lycopene.08-27-2009
20100266721DEBARYOMYCES CASTELLII PHYTASE - The invention concerns a gene coding for a 10-21-2010
20110070326OREGANO EXTRACT AND ITS COMPONENTS FOR ENHANCING VIGILANCE - Oregano extract can act as a stimulant, yet it does not interfere with sleep patterns or induce nervousness the way many stimulants such as caffeine can. It also has the benefits of promoting improved vigilance, improving attention and ability to focus on a task, and improving general alertness.03-24-2011
20100209549INSTANTIZER AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME - The present technology relates to an apparatus and a method of producing instantized products. The method comprises using multiple agglomerators with various orifice/spinner arrangements as a component of an instantizer system. The use of the different agglomerators produces instant products with variable particle sizes as desired, which can handle the stress of packaging and handling.08-19-2010
20120121753COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF OBESITY AND OBESITY RELATED METABOLIC SYNDROME - The present invention relates to prevention and treatment of obesity and obesity related metabolic syndrome, particularly to prevention and treatment of obesity by change of intestinal flora. In the present invention, it was ascertained that the characteristics of intestinal bacteria are transformed by administration of a microorganism preparation which improves free fatty acid absorption by the bacteria, and free fatty acid absorption in the gastrointestinal tract is thereby decreased by introduction thereof. The present invention provides a method for preventing and treating obesity and obesity related metabolic syndrome, a pharmaceutical composition and diet supplement for prevention and treatment thereof, and a modified probiotic strains usable for such purposes on the basis of these experimental results. The present invention shows a weight loss effect equal to that of orlistat which is most widely used as an anti-obesity therapeutic agent. The present invention shows that the absorption of fatty acids in the gastrointestinal tract is blocked by improving the characteristics of intestinal bacteria and transplanting them, thereby enabling the treatment of obesity.05-17-2012
20100092605Pet Food Compositions - Disclosed herein are pet food compositions. In one embodiment, pet food compositions which are described comprise a component selected from 2-deoxy-D-glucose; 5-thio-D-glucose; 3-O-methylglucose; 1,5-anhydro-D-glucitol; 2,5-anhydro-D-mannitol; mannoheptulose; and mixtures thereof. In yet another embodiment, pet food compositions which are described comprise an extract of plant matter selected from avocado, alfalfa, fig, primrose, and mixtures thereof. The pet food compositions may be prepared by any of a variety of processes including, but not limited to, optional processes described herein.04-15-2010
20100092603SOLVENT EXTRACTION OF OIL FROM DISTILLERS DRIED GRAINS AND METHODS OF USING EXTRACTION PRODUCTS - A process for extraction of crude oil from DDGS and producing corn distillers meal that may be used as a livestock supplement is disclosed. For example, the corn distillers meal may be used as a crude protein supplement for use in a livestock feed diet or a poultry feed diet.04-15-2010
20120121755Components for Animal Feed and Use Thereof - A fermented liquid feed composition for a target animal is provided, the feed composition being prepared by the fermentation of a feed substrate with a lactic acid producing bacteria, the lactic acid bacteria being characterised by: 05-17-2012
20120121756HUMAN MILK FORTIFIER WITH HIGH PROTEIN AND LONG CHAIN POLY UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS FOR IMPROVING BODY ADIPOSE TISSUE DISTRIBUTION - The present invention relates to human milk fortifiers comprising high protein content and long chain poly-unsaturated fatty acids. Use of such human milk fortifier improves the body adipose tissue distribution by increasing the subcutaneous adipose tissue mass, while at the same time not increasing visceral adipose tissue.05-17-2012
20120121757INFANT NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITIONS FOR PREVENTING OBESITY - The present invention relates to a method for preventing obesity later in life by administering a certain nutritional composition to an infant between 0 and 36 months of age.05-17-2012
20120121754Dietary Supplement - The present application relates to dietary supplements, in particular, a horse calming supplement comprising a calcium coordinated compound.05-17-2012
20100247706BILE RESISTANT BACILLUS COMPOSITION SECRETING HIGH LEVELS OF PHYTASE09-30-2010
20100247707DIPEPTIDES AS FEED ADDITIVES - The invention relates to feed additives containing dipeptides or salts thereof, in which one amino acid residue of the dipeptide is a DL-methionyl residue and the other amino acid residue of the dipeptide is an amino acid in the L-configuration selected from lysine, threonine, tryptophan, histidine, valine, leucine, isoleucine, phenylalanine, arginine, cysteine and cystine; feed mixtures containing these additives and method of producing the dipeptides.09-30-2010
20100247708HOP ACIDS AS A REPLACEMENT FOR ANTIBIOTICS IN ANIMAL FEED - A method of using hop acids for increasing food and energy uptake from feed by livestock is described which includes delivering the hop acids for oral ingestion to the animals by mixing the acids with livestock feed. The acids are mixed with the feed in an amount to inhibit certain types of undesirable bacteria in the livestock's digestive system, thereby increasing the production of propionate and lactate and decreasing the production of methane gas.09-30-2010
20090130248Extended Energy Beverages - A method of reducing the rate of digestibility of a beverage so as to increase the period of time over which the beverage supplies energy to an individual who has consumed it by supplementing the beverage with a heat moisture treated starch is disclosed. Ready-to-drink and reconstitutable extended energy beverages are also included.05-21-2009
20090130247METHOD FOR EXTRACTING OILSEED AND USE OF THE RESULTANT PRODUCT - There is described a method for extracting an oilseed material from which less than 20% of oil has been previously extracted. The extraction is carried out using an aqueous extractant to form an extracted oilseed material and a water-soluble carbohydrate-containing extract. Also, disclosed are the extracted products of the method, and the use thereof in producing foods and feeds.05-21-2009
20120128817COATED FORMULATION - An object of the present invention is to formulate cashew nut shell liquid into a coated formulation which is easy to handle. Another object of the present invention is to prevent irritations caused by the cashew nut shell liquid. Still another object of the present invention is to provide a preparation which is suitable for release of the cashew nut shell liquid in the rumen. To solve the problems, provided is a coated formulation, which is produced by adsorbing cashew nut shell liquid, anacardic acid, or cardanol to an oil adsorbent, granulating the resultant product, and by coating the particle surfaces with a hardened oil or a coating agent.05-24-2012
20120128815PERFORMANCE ENHANCING SPORTS BEVERAGE AND METHODS OF USE - A performance enhancing sports drink is described. The drink, which is useful before, during, and after exercise, is specially developed to reduce lactate production, reduce perceived exhaustion, reduce muscle soreness (both actual muscle damage and perceived soreness), and reduce net fluid loss observed with exercise.05-24-2012
20120128816METHOD OF PROCESSING CEREAL GRAIN WITH LACTIC ACID FOR USE IN RUMINANT FEED - A method of producing a ruminant feed includes cereal grain treated with a weak organic acid such as lactic acid, and optionally heated. The ruminant feed is suitable feed for dairy cows which may benefit from increased ruminal pH and increased milk fat production.05-24-2012
20120164265Dietary Method for Modulating Glucose Metabolism - The invention provides a method for treating abnormal glucose metabolism and insulin resistance in an animal by feeding a diet comprising high protein and moderate amounts of carbohydrate and fat. The invention also provides a method for treating conditions associated with insulin resistance or decreased longevity by feeding an animal such diets.06-28-2012
20120164264HERBAL COMPOSITION FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT - Herbal extracts composition suitable for weight management in mammals is disclosed. The composition comprises a mixture of 06-28-2012
20100209550PET FOOD - The present invention relates to pet foods containing carbohydrates that include high-amylose starch, and an animal or vegetable protein. They are excellent in benefits such as having an anti-obesity effect and do not impair the pet's appetite or food intake.08-19-2010
20110183034ENHANCEMENT OF MAGENESIUM UPTAKE IN MAMMALS - Disclosed are methods and complexes for increasing magnesium uptake in mammals. Increasing magnesium uptake in mammals is accomplished by concurrently administering one or more magnesium salts with one or more quaternary amines and/or phosphatides and one or more di- or tri-carboxylic acids.07-28-2011
20110183033CHIA-BASED FATTY ACIDS FOOD PRODUCT, RICH IN OMEGA-3, WITH GOOD STABILITY - A food product with Chia vegetable oil as a source of essential fatty acids, obtained by a simple and effective micro-encapsulation method using spray drying under special conditions. The product is highly soluble and oxidatively stable (by micro-encapsulation), odorless and flavorless, and can be used in food preparations or can be ingested alone.07-28-2011
20110183032Stomach-proected Alpha-amylase to Improve the Utilization of Diet Energy and Growth Performance of Animals - A protected α-amylase is described. Pelletization and encapsulation technology, in which slow-release materials and pH-sensitive materials are used to protect the α-amylase from inactivation at low pH. The protected α-amylase was found to be highly stable after as long as 3-hour treatment in acid (pH 3.0). When treated in pH 3.0 for 1 hour and followed by treatment with lipase and pancreatin in pH 7.0 for 2 hour to simulate in vivo environment, it was found that α-amylase was fully released and measurable. In addition, the protected α-amylase showed superior efficacy to the unprotected α-amylase. The protected α-amylase also demonstrated enhanced thermostability.07-28-2011
20110183031RANGE OF SHELF STABLE INFANT FOODS WHICH INCLUDE ONLY NATURALLY CONTAINED SUGARS AND METHODS FOR MAKING THE SAME - A range of infant food products comprises a plurality of products wherein each product in the range has less than about 10% total energy of the product provided by added sugar. The resulting range of infant food products has the advantage that each food product in the range has a natural taste which results from the components in the product rather than a sweet taste provided by added sugar.07-28-2011
20120213886Compositions and Methods to Lower Glycohemoglobin Levels - The invention provides for a diet that significantly reduces the glycohemoglobin levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes. A diet plan can be provided to an individual in the form of cards and/or pages with an appropriate meal plan, food items and/or pre-packaged meals, or in an electronic medium for the individuals to use to develop appropriate meal plans. The diet comprises food items having a nutritional composition that consists essentially of 30% protein, 50% fats, and 20% carbohydrates, or food items having a nutritional composition that consists essentially of 30% protein, 40% fats, and 30% carbohydrates, and is consumed for a period of three weeks to one year.08-23-2012
20120213887SALEABLE COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE SNACK FOOD ITEMS AND METHODS OF PREPARING, PACKAGING AND USING SAME - A method of providing a cognitive performance snack food to a user includes producing a multitude of snack food pieces, placing the multitude of snack food pieces in a snack packaging adapted to be opened and closed with one hand, and providing a saleable performance snack food item to consumers for use during computer or video game activity. Each snack food piece including a snack food base and a mixture of cognitive performance additives. The snack pieces and snack packaging together define the saleable performance snack food item, which can be consumed with one hand and while operating computer or video gaming equipment.08-23-2012
20120135105TECHNIQUE OF EATING WITH THE HELP OF BRAIN SIGNALS - The present invention provides a technique of eating with the help of brain signals, said technique comprising of controlling the timing of the signals sent/received by the satiety and hunger centre of brain without the use of any external medications. This results in balanced control of the blood circulation to the vital organs of the body, so that proper functioning of organs is achieved and expression of genes is regulated resulting in prevention of metabolic diseases, obesity, malnutrition, metabolic syndrome, etc.05-31-2012
20120135103Staged Infant Feeding Regimen To Promote Healthy Development And Growth - A feeding regimen for an infant which includes (a) feeding to a newborn infant a first composition including a fat or lipid; a protein source, wherein the protein source has from about 72% to about 90% whey and from about 10% to about 28% casein; a prebiotic composition; and at least about 72 IU/100 kcal of vitamin D, and (b) feeding to a later stage infant a second composition which includes a fat or lipid; a protein source, wherein the protein source has from about 50% to about 70% whey and from about 30% to about 50% casein; a prebiotic composition; and no greater than 70 IU/100 kcal of vitamin D.05-31-2012
20100173042Chocolate extract, process of making, and uses thereof - Disclosed herein are a chocolate extract and a process of making the extract. The process comprises mixing a chocolate source with a water miscible solution. The chocolate source and water miscible solution are at a temperature where the chocolate source is in a liquid state during mixing. The water miscible solution and the chocolate form a mixture of a water miscible phase, an oil phase, and a solid particle phase. The mixing allows the water miscible components to migrate into the water miscible phase. The mixture is separated to recover the water phase from the oil phase and the solid particle phase. This water miscible phase is the extract of chocolate.07-08-2010
20100173040Compositions and Methods for Mitigating Dietary Sulfur in Animals - The invention is related to compositions including sulfide binding agents and related methods. In an embodiment, the invention includes a composition including saponins, and a sulfide binding agent, the sulfide binding agent comprising a metal containing compound. In an embodiment, the invention includes a method of processing animal feed including contacting an animal feed material with a composition, the composition comprising a sulfide binding agent, the sulfide binding agent comprising a metal containing compound. In an embodiment, the invention includes a method of treating animals for dietary sulfur overload including administering to an animal an effective amount of a composition comprising a sulfide binding agent, the sulfide binding agent comprising a metal containing compound. In an embodiment, the invention includes a method for reducing ruminal sulfide concentrations including administering to an animal an effective amount of a composition comprising a sulfide binding agent, the sulfide binding agent comprising a metal containing compound. Other embodiments are included herein.07-08-2010
20100173041Camouflaged Bottles and Containers - Camouflaged bottles and containers for carrying and concealing a material include: a carriable container adapted to retain the material; and a camouflage pattern imprinted on an exterior surface of the container. The camouflage pattern helps conceal the container and the material. The container may be a bottle with a camouflaged cap or be a bag with a zipper lock, and may have a label.07-08-2010
20120251659Use of Extruded Starch-Based Complexes for Satiety, Reduction of Food Intake, and Weight Management - The present invention relates to starch-hydrocolloid complexes, their preparation and their use in foods. The complexes positively impact the foods into which they are incorporated to give longer-lasting and/or more potent satiety, thereby helping energy management. The invention further relates to the reduction of food intake and/or management of weight by increasing such satiety.10-04-2012
20120251660Use of Whole Grain-Hydrocolloid Complexes Produced by Heat-Moisture Treatment for Satiety, Reduction of Food Intake, and Weight Management - The present invention relates to whole grain-hydrocolloid complexes, their preparation and their use in foods. The complexes positively impact the foods into which they are incorporated to give longer-lasting and/or more potent satiety, preferably without adversely affecting texture and processing thereby enabling the development of commercially viable ingredients for energy management. The invention further relates to the reduction of food intake and/or management of weight by increasing such satiety.10-04-2012
20120076891STAGE 1 AND STAGE 2 INFANT FORMULA - The present invention concerns a kit of parts of infant milk formula comprising different amount of DHA for stimulating the development of brains.03-29-2012
20100278965Synergetic Effect of the Phytase Combination on the Hydrolysis of Phytic Acid - The invention concerns compositions and methods combining at least two phytases for hydrolyzing phytic acid (myo-inositol hexakis phosphate) into inorganic monophosphates, into myo-inositols with lower degree of phosphorylation and into free myo-inositol. Said compositions and methods are of particular interest for animal feeding.11-04-2010
20120315353Breast Milk Collection, Storage, and Feeding System, Method, and Apparatus - Breast milk collection, storage, and feeding apparatus comprising a first storage bottle and first and second differently sized feeding bottles, each of the three bottles having a mouth portion of the same diameter and a common external thread structure, and first and second dual port caps each sized and threaded to attach to each of the three bottles, each dual port cap further having a drip port and a draw port, a pressure relief vent formed therein; and a tethered closure plug unit attached thereto, each tethered closure plug unit having first and second tethered plugs shaped and dimensioned to plug or close a respective one of the drip and draw ports. The apparatus may be used in various manners to transfer milk from the storage bottle to a feeding bottle and to thereafter feed an infant by nipple, syringe, or a gravity/bolus technique.12-13-2012
20120315352High Calorie Food Product and Method - A food product high in calories from fat and carbohydrate is provided. The fat is incorporated in powder for later mixing with an aqueous medium to form a viscous liquid that is stable against phase separation of the oil and water. The product also includes protein and preferably at least one of vitamins and minerals. The food product has a low water activity and is packaged in a sealed container.12-13-2012
20100272853Method of Increasing the Milk and/or Meat Quantity of Silage-Fed Animals - The present invention relates to a method of increasing the milk and/or meat quantity of silage-fed animals comprising the steps: a) treating plants and/or propagules and/or sites where the plants are growing or are to grow with at least one strobilurin compound b) producing silage from the plants treated according to step a) c) feeding the milk and/or meat producing animals with the silage produced according to step b) made from the plants treated according to step a). Furthermore, the present invention relates to silage for feeding animals, produced from plants treated with at least one strobilurin compound prior to producing said silage. In addition, the present invention relates to the use of at least one strobilurin compound to increase the milk quantity of silage-fed milk-producing animals. Moreover, the present invention relates to the use of at least one strobilurin compound to increase the meat quantity of silage-fed meat-producing animals.10-28-2010
20100272852Granular feed supplement - A ruminant feed composition, having a granulated core having at least one active substance and at least one layer of a coating material surrounding the core, the coating material comprising a vegetable oil and a modifying agent. Modifying agents include stearic acid, oleic acid, lecithin, and palm oil. Also disclosed are methods for making a ruminant feed composition.10-28-2010
20110097438COMPOSITION WITH FAT GRADIENT - The present invention concerns infant formula having a fat gradient which can be established by a sufficient amount of fat droplets with a diameter of 5-25 μm based on total weight of fat.04-28-2011
20110097437NUTRITION FOR PREVENTION OF INFECTIONS - A nutritional composition comprising a combination of non-digestible oligosaccharides and a product obtained by incubating an aqueous substrate by bifidobacteria and optionally a product obtained by incubating an aqueous substrate by 04-28-2011
20090061044Single-Serve Cat Food Product and Methods for Same - The inventors have discovered cats' preferred serving sizes. A packaged, multi-meal, unitized cat food product includes one or plural containers of cat food having of a mass that cats naturally consume in one sitting. A method of providing single-serving of pet food may include thermal processing of the single-serve containers or sterile filling of the containers.03-05-2009
20090061045Compositions and Methods for Altering Stool Quality in an Animal - The present invention provides compositions and methods for improving stool quality of a puppy by adjusting the balance of metabolizable cations to metabolizable anions consumed by the puppy.03-05-2009
20120225162METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT - The present invention is a method for losing weight and optimizing body composition comprising the steps of eating five meals a day with 1 serving of vegetables or fruit, complex carbohydrate, and lean protein for approximately 300 calories per meal at ranges of 25-35% protein, 50-55% carbohydrate, 15-20% fat with six to seven grams of fiber for a total of 1,500 calories per day for women. The method also comprises a method for losing weight and optimizing body composition for men comprising the steps of eating five meals a day every 2½ to 3½ hours consisting of 1½ servings of vegetables or fruit, complex carbohydrate, and lean protein for 450 calories per meal at 25-35% protein, 50-55% carbohydrate, and 15-20% fat with nine to ten grams of fiber for a total of 2,250 calories per day.09-06-2012
20120189734Nutritional Composition for Lactating Women - The present invention relates to a nutritional composition for women who are breast-feeding a child, including essential nutritional elements for the mother and for the child feeding on the mother's milk, as well as at least one plant extract for promoting breast-feeding. Specifically, the invention relates to a nutritional composition including a protein fraction, a carbohydrate fraction, a lipid fraction including at least one fatty acid of the omega-3 family, at least one mineral element, at least one vitamin including vitamin D and at least one extract of a plant selected from the common hop (07-26-2012
20120258195THICKENER COMPOSITION FOR DYSPHAGIA PATIENTS - The invention relates to thickening compositions for thickening nutritional products to make the nutritional product suitable for consumption by dysphagia patients, said thickening composition comprising starch, xanthum gum and/or methylcellulose and galactomannan and/or glucomannan.10-11-2012
20120258194PHASEOLUS VULGARIS AS A FUNCTIONAL FOOD INGREDIENT FOR OBESITY AND ASSOCIATED METABOLIC DISORDERS - Orally ingestible food compositions for mammals are provided for by using 10-11-2012
20120189735GRANULAR FEED SUPPLEMENT - A ruminant feed composition having a granulated core of L-lysine sulfate having a granular size of about 0.3 mm to about 3.0 mm, and two or more layers of a coating material surrounding the core, the coating material including a vegetable oil that is at least partially hydrogenated. The coating material has a melting temperature in a range of from about 50° C. to about 80° C. The weight % ratio of core material to coating material is from 50:50 to 90:10. The composition exhibits a rumen bypass rate of at least 50% and an intestinal digestibility rate of at least 70%.07-26-2012
20120189733LACTASE CONTAINING MILK POWDER - The present invention relates to milk powder compositions comprising lactase and to processes for the manufacture of said milk powder compositions. The processes have been found to stabilise lactase in said milk powder compositions. It further relates to the use of said milk powder compositions in alleviating the symptoms of gastro-intestinal intolerance in mammals.07-26-2012
20120082754MYCELLATED GRAIN AND OTHER MYCELIATED AGRICULTURAL MATERIALS TO BE USED AS ANIMAL FOOD SUPPLEMENT - Animal feedstuff having beneficial properties is obtained by adding to a substrate one or more fungal species of the kind that excretes substances into said substrate during its growth which are beneficial to the health, growth or weight gain of an animal, or animals to which the feedstuff is intended and allowing the fungus to grow and/or ferment on the substrate. Suitable substrates are cereal grains, residue of cereal grains, agricultural primary products, agricultural waste products, and other cellulosic materials or a combination of one or more of the same. Suitable fungus species include 04-05-2012
20120189731TANGERINE PEEL EXTRACT AND ITS PREPARATION AND APPLICATION - This invention disclosed is a tangerine peel extract with the effect of weight gain. This extract uses tangerine peel as the raw ingredient and is obtained through extraction processes using supercritical CO07-26-2012
20110123671ADDITIVE FOR LIVESTOCK FEED AND FEED COMPOSITION FOR LIVESTOCK - The invention provides an additive for livestock feed and ingredients for a feed composition for livestock to improve the feed conversion ratio and the body weight gain efficiency by increasing the feed intake of livestock. The feed intake of livestock can be increased by providing the additive in the livestock feed, which includes monosodium L-glutamate and L-tryptophan, and wherein the mass ratio of free monosodium L-glutamate (provided that all converted into monosodium L-glutamate monohydrate) and free L-tryptophan (GLU/TRP ratio) is from 0.5 to 30.05-26-2011
20110123670COMESTIBLE PRODUCTS - The invention relates to a comestible product comprising one or more zones, wherein galactose is the primary sweetener in at least one zone of the comestible product, and whereby the present of galactose stimulates a mouth-watering effect for at least part of the time that the comestible is in the mouth. A method of improving the mouth-watering effect of a comestible comprising incorporating galactose into the comestible is also described, as is a method of preparing the comestible comprising the incorporation of galactose. Also considered is the use of the comestible in the treatment of xerostomia.05-26-2011
20100239709NON-SETTLING HYDROLYZED WHEY PERMEATE CONCENTRATE AND RELATED METHODS AND NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITIONS - The present invention includes a method of producing non-settling hydrolyzed whey permeate with an enzyme, the non-settling hydrolyzed whey permeate concentrate, and nutritive additives and foods made therefrom.09-23-2010
20100239708APPARATUS AND METHOD TO FEED LIVESTOCK - A method of feeding livestock using a mobile feed preparation apparatus is presented. The method comprises dispensing from the mobile feed preparation apparatus a first feed ration comprising a base feed and a first feed additive and a second feed ration comprising the base feed and a second feed additive, where the first feed additive and the second feed additive differ.09-23-2010
20120231112USE OF A METAL SUPPLEMENT IN ANIMAL FEED - The invention pertains to the use of a supplement for making metals (nutritionally) available to animals, said supplement comprising at least one compound selected from the group consisting of glutamic acid N,N-diacetic acid (GLDA), a metal complex of GLDA, a sodium salt of GLDA, a potassium salt of GLDA, methylglycine-N,N-diacetic acid (MGDA), a metal complex of MGDA, a sodium salt of MGDA, a potassium salt of MGDA, ethylenediamine N,N′-disuccinic acid (EDDS), a metal complex of EDDS, a sodium salt of EDDS, a potassium salt of EDDS, iminodisuccinic acid (IDS), a metal complex of IDS, a sodium salt of IDS, and a potassium salt of IDS.09-13-2012
20110045126DRESSING COMPOSITION - A dressing composition comprising a fat phase, said fat phase comprising at least 90% by weight conjugated linoleic acid or a derivative thereof (CLA). There is also disclosed a process for making the dressing composition, and also the use of the dressing composition for a nutritional benefit.02-24-2011
20110045125DRESSING COMPOSITION - A dressing composition comprising a fat phase, said fat phase comprising from 5 to 35% by weight pinolenic acid or a derivative thereof. There is also disclosed a process for preparing the dressing composition and the use of the dressing composition for a nutritional benefit.02-24-2011
20120088009SALEABLE COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE SNACK FOOD ITEMS AND METHODS OF PREPARING, PACKAGING AND USING SAME - A method of providing a cognitive performance snack food to a user includes producing a multitude of snack food pieces, placing the multitude of snack food pieces in snack packaging adapted to be self-standing when placed on a general horizontal surface, and providing a saleable performance snack food item to consumers for use during computer or video game activity. Some snack food pieces include a snack food base, a mixture of cognitive performance additives; and in some cases an outer shell. The snack pieces and snack packaging together define the saleable performance snack food item, which can be consumed with one hand and while operating computer or video gaming equipment.04-12-2012
20120093978FOOD PRODUCTS WITH IMPROVED TASTE - The aim of the present invention is to prevent that food products, which have a decreased concentration of salt, which can be considered to be unhealthy when consumed in large amounts, from having negative taste attributes. The present invention provides such food products containing two sections, wherein the two sections are visually the same, and wherein the two sections contain a salty tastant at different concentrations in the two sections.04-19-2012
20120093977FOOD PRODUCTS COMPRISING ZEOLITES - The present invention concerns food products comprising zeolite, in particular clinoptilolite and optionally in combination with other inorganic components able to reduce absorption of the ethanol ingested via the consumption of alcoholic drinks. A further subject-matter of the invention is a clinoptilolite having characteristic purity and granulometry.04-19-2012
20120093974GRANULAR FEED SUPPLEMENT - A ruminant feed composition, having a granulated core having at least one active substance and at least one layer of a coating material surrounding the core, the coating material comprising one or more linear, saturated aliphatic monocarboxylic acids in an amount of at least 60 wt % of the total weight of the coating material.04-19-2012
20120093973MILK-LIKE BEVERAGES - The invention provides milk-like beverage compositions comprising from about 1 to about 10% of one or more caseinates, from about 1 to about 10% whey protein, from about 2 to about 10% of one or more fats, from about 0.01 to about 1% one or more hydrocolloids, and from about 0.1 to about 10% one or more emulsifiers. The compositions are formulated to have a have a realistic milk-like appearance and a nutrient profile very similar to cow milk. The compositions do not contain lactose and therefore do not cause the symptoms associated with lactose intolerance.04-19-2012
20110280989FREEZE-DRIED, DAIRY OR DAIRY-SUBSTITUTE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USING SAME - The present invention comprises a freeze-dried, dairy or dairy-substitute composition comprising a dairy or dairy-substitute ingredient and an emulsifier and methods of using same to promote and/or improve child development.11-17-2011
20110287133WINE TASTING KIT - A wine tasting kit includes a plurality of wine bottles, each containing a different type of wine; a brochure that includes information about the different types of wine; and a container that retains the wine bottles and the brochure. There may be from 2 to 24 wine bottles, for example, 6. At least one bottle may contain red wine, and at least one bottle may contain white wine. The brochure may explain the differences between wines, aromas, varietals, taste, and color.11-24-2011
20100215797Treatment of Human Milk - Method for heat treatment of human milk, wherein the milk is kept at an elevated temperature in a pasteurising step. Removal of bacterial constituents and/or viral constituents can be effected if an elevated temperature in the narrow range of 57-61° C. is applied during a time span in the range of 5-60 minutes, with the proviso that for temperatures above 60° C. the milk is kept at this temperature for less than 30 minutes.08-26-2010
20100203189Mycellated grain and other myceliated agricultural materials to be used as animal food supplement - Animal feedstuff having beneficial properties is obtained by adding to a substrate one or more fungal species of the kind that excretes substances into said substrate during its growth which are beneficial to the health, growth or weight gain of an animal, or animals to which the feedstuff is intended and allowing the fungus to grow and/or ferment on the substrate. Suitable substrates are cereal grains, residue of cereal grains, agricultural primary products, agricultural waste products, and other cellulosic materials or a combination of one or more of the same. Suitable fungus species include 08-12-2010
20090317509Satiety emulsions and food compositions - The present invention provides edible aqueous oil-in-water emulsions comprising 15-70% wt oil having a saturated fatty acid content of at least 20% wt, 0.1-5% wt of an emulsifier system. The oil preferably comprises hydrogenated and unhydrogenated rapeseed oil and the emulsifier system preferably comprises milk protein and monoglycerides. The emulsions provide good satiety benefits and do not adversely affect the taste of products into which they are incorporated. Also provided are food and beverage products comprising the emulsion of the invention.12-24-2009
20120100248NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING CEREAL BETA-GLUCAN AND SALACIA EXTRACT - Disclosed are nutritional compositions comprising a synergistic combination of cereal beta-glucans, including oat and or barley beta-glucans and 04-26-2012
20120100247Performance Enhancing Composition and Method of Delivering Nutrients - An aqueous composition specifically adapted for supporting physical performance. The liquid composition comprises ribose, a saccharide such as glucose or dextrose, coenzyme Q10, and D-pinitol in conjunction with minerals, electrolytes, and creatine. The orally-consumed liquid composition may be sold in solid form, such as a powder, granulate, or tablet to be added to water or other fluid, or it may be sold as a shelf-stable ready-to-drink liquid. The liquid composition physiologically enhances essential energy stores and provides a supply of ingredients which support physiological generation and regeneration of ATP.04-26-2012
20130011514PREPARATION AND USE OF METHIONYLMETHIONINE AS FEED ADDITIVE FOR FISH AND CRUSTACEANS - An animal feed mixture containing DL-methionyl-DL-methionine and salts thereof for animals kept in aquacultures is provided. Methods for preparing DL-methionyl-DL-methionine of formula (I)01-10-2013
20130017293Nutritional Composition To Promote Healthy Development And Growth - A nutritional composition for improving the immunological function of a subject, including a lipid or fat; a protein source; about 5 to about 100 mg/100 kcal of a source of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids which comprises docosahexanoic acid; and about 0.1 to about 1 mg/100 kcal of a prebiotic composition, wherein the prebiotic composition comprises at least 20% of an oligosaccharide which has a fermentation rate which is demonstrably slower than that of galacto-oligosaccharide.01-17-2013
20130017292MULTICAROTENOID BEADLETS AND RELATED METHOD - A controlled release beadlet that sequentially releases carotenoids over time within the gastrointestinal tract of a subject, as well as a method of administering the carotenoids. The beadlet provides a specific ratio of carotenoids which release from the beadlet at preselected times during passage through the gastrointestinal tract. The method includes releasing the carotenoids in preselected ratios at specific time intervals in the gastrointestinal tract to mitigate competition between the carotenoids for their uptake, and/or to potentially maximize the uptake of individual carotenoids within a mixed carotenoid formulation.01-17-2013
20130022707GRAIN QUALITY THROUGH ALTERED EXPRESSION OF SEED PROTEINS - The present invention is directed to compositions and methods for altering the levels of seed proteins in cereal grain. The invention is directed to the alteration of seed protein levels in plant grain, resulting in grain with increased digestibility/nutrient availability, improved amino acid composition/nutritional value, increased response to feed processing, improved silage quality, and increased efficiency of wet milling.01-24-2013
20130022706Animal Feed Additive - The invention provides feed additive compositions for supplementing the diet of an animal that can reduce the odor of manure produced by animals consuming the compositions. The invention also relates to methods for manufacturing the compositions and methods of using the compositions as animal feed additives.01-24-2013
20080226766Dog Periodontitis - A method of determining susceptibility to periodontitis in a Shih Tzu dog, Yorkshire Terrier dog or a dog of a breed that is genetically related to the Shih Tzu or Yorkshire Terrier breed, comprises: a) typing the nucleotide present in the genome of the dog at or at a position equivalent to each of the following: position 201 of SEQ ID NO: 2 (SNP_02), or a position that is in linkage disequilibrium with this position,—position 201 of SEQ ID NO: 4 (SNP_04), or a position that is in linkage disequilibrium with this position, and position 201 of SEQ ID NO: 9 (SNPJ39), or a position that is in linkage disequilibrium with this position, and b) thereby determining whether the dog is susceptible to periodontitis.09-18-2008
20130177667NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION FOR INFANTS - A nutritional composition for infants comprises a protein source, a lipid source and a carbohydrate source wherein the lipid source includes at least 16 wt % linoleic acid and at least 2 wt % α-linolenic acid expressed as a percentage of total fatty acid content in each case and in amounts such that the ratio of linoleic acid: α-linolenic acid is in the range from 1 to 10.07-11-2013
20110268836FOOD COMPOSITIONS - A foodstuff composition is described which contains from 50 to 90% by weight of inulin or fructooligosaccharides, from 10 to 40% by weight of gelling fibres, and from 1 to 10% by weight of water-insoluble fibres. This composition may be mixed with soft wheat flour and/or durum wheat flour and used as an alternative to flour for the preparation of food products for the purpose of reducing the glycaemic peak.11-03-2011
20130095205POULTRY MEAT AND EGGS COMPRISING BENEFICIAL FATTY ACIDS - The present disclosure provides for improved poultry products and methods of producing such poultry products by incorporating healthy lipids containing stearidonic acid into animal feed products. Furthermore, the present disclosure provides methods for producing said products. In one embodiment of the disclosure, a poultry animal may be fed feed comprising a transgenic plant product. In other embodiments of the disclosure, poultry white meat and dark meat products comprising SDA, EPA, DPA, and DHA are disclosed. In further embodiments of the disclosure, poultry eggs comprising SDA, EPA, DHA, and DPA are disclosed.04-18-2013
20130171294Nutritional Compositions - The invention relates to compositions comprising novel blends of nutritional ingredients and solid, semi-solid and beverage compositions comprising such blends. In particular, this invention relates to rehydration, energy and recovery beverages (e.g. sports drinks), compositions for support of weight management, as well as digestive, bone, cognitive and heart health.07-04-2013
20130171293ARRAY OF AGE-TAILORED NUTRITIONAL FORMULA WITH OPTIMUM FAT CONTENT - The present invention relates to nutritional formulae which are specifically designed to address the needs of infants and young children between 0 and 2 years. In particular, the invention provides a set of nutritional compositions for infants and young children, each nutritional composition having age-specific fat contents. The set of the invention is specifically aimed at providing long-term benefits to an infant/young child by meeting its nutritional needs at each specific age.07-04-2013
20130171292PROTEIN RESTRICTION FOR DISEASE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT - Methods for preventing and treating disease include (i) providing to a person a nutrient material including at least one of lipid or carbohydrate, wherein protein constitutes less than 5 percent of the material's caloric content; (ii) instructing that, during a lower-protein time period of at least two days, the material be administered such that the person's intake of protein is less than 30 grams per day; (iii) instructing that nutrition be administered to the person such that the person's bodily intake of carbohydrate constitutes at least 40 percent of the person's intake of calories during the lower-protein period; and (iv) instructing that, during a higher-protein time period of at least 24 hours following the lower-protein period, the person receives an average daily protein intake of at least 40 grams.07-04-2013
20130115330PUREE COMPOSITIONS HAVING SPECIFIC CARBOHYDRATE RATIOS AND METHODS FOR USING SAME - Nutritional compositions containing carbohydrates for maximizing performance and methods for using same are provided. The nutritional compositions provide a refreshing and easy to consume composition that provides adequate amounts and types of nutrition to provide the body with proper fuel for performance. The performance may be, for example, athletic, academic, or other performances requiring physical stamina and/or mental alertness. In an embodiment, the nutritional compositions are puree compositions including dextrose, dextrose polymers, crystalline fructose, corn syrup, and/or other grain/nut syrups including rice syrup, agave syrup, and/or palm syrup, and at least one pureed fruit and/or vegetable. The compositions have a carbohydrate fraction having glucose and fructose in a weight ratio from about 0.5:1 to about 5:1.05-09-2013
20130115329PUREE COMPOSITIONS HAVING SPECIFIC CARBOHYDRATE RATIOS AND METHODS FOR USING SAME - Nutritional compositions containing carbohydrates for maximizing performance and methods for using same are provided. The nutritional compositions provide a refreshing and easy to consume composition that provides adequate amounts and types of nutrition to provide the body with proper fuel for performance. The performance may be, for example, athletic, academic, or other performances requiring physical stamina and/or mental alertness. In an embodiment, the nutritional compositions are puree compositions including dextrose, dextrose polymers, crystalline fructose, corn syrup, and/or other grain/nut syrups including rice syrup, agave syrup, and/or palm syrup, and at least one pureed fruit and/or vegetable. The compositions have a carbohydrate fraction having glucose and fructose in a weight ratio from about 0.5:1 to about 5:1.05-09-2013
20130115328MICROENCAPSULATED PROBIOTICS FOR REDUCING FECAL SHEDDING OF PATHOGENIC MICROBES IN ANIMALS - Disclosed are methods and compositions for reducing 05-09-2013
20130202733ISOMALTULOSE FOR USE IN ENHANCING MENTAL PERFORMANCE - The present invention relates to isomaltulose for use in enhancing mental performance in a post-glycemic response phase of a subject in need thereof and a food, drink or pharmaceutical comprising isomaltulose for use in enhancing mental performance in a post-glycemic response phase.08-08-2013
20130101697CARBOHYDRATE COMPOSITION AND FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCING GRADUAL RISE IN BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS - Novel findings have been made that a carbohydrate composition in which a highly branched dextrin and isomaltulose are mixed at a specific ratio, wherein the highly branched dextrin has a structure in which glucose or isomaltooligosaccharide is bound to a non-reducing terminus of a dextrin via an α-1,6 glycosidic bond, and has a DE value of 10 to 52, enhances an suppressing effect on digestion of the highly branched dextrin by isomaltulose, that is, synergistically suppresses the digestion, thereby leading to the completion of the present invention.04-25-2013
20130129860NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING FRUIT FLAKES CONTAINING DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID - Nutritional compositions and methods for making and using said nutritional compositions are provided. In a general embodiment, the present disclosure provides a nutritional composition that has fruit flakes that include docosahexaenoic acid. The docosahexaenoic acid can be incorporated directly in the fruit flakes.05-23-2013
20130129859DOSING PROTOCOLS FOR INCREASING PROTEIN SYNTHESIS IN AN ACTIVE INDIVIDUAL - Methods utilizing either bite-size nutritional products or large individual protein doses for customized protein intake are provided. In a general embodiment, the present disclosure provides a method of providing nutrition to an athlete. The method comprises providing a protein-based regimen that can alter the availability of amino acids to the athlete without providing different types of fast or slow type proteins (e.g., whey or casein, respectively) and providing personal guidelines for consuming protein-based products that comprise the protein-based regimen while exercising.05-23-2013
20090186118Food composition - A liquid food product comprising 0.1 to 5 wt % of soy protein and 0.1 to 1.5 wt % of polyphenols and wherein the liquid food product is substantially free of milk protein, closed container comprising 50 to 250 ml of the liquid food product and use of the liquid food product for reducing blood pressure.07-23-2009
20110212217Method for modulating animal digestive tract microbiota and feed composition comprising bark extract - The present invention relates to a method for modulating animal digestive tract microbiota wherein the modulating comprises adding an extract of bark to animal feed. The invention further relates to a feed composition comprising a bark extract for enhancement of animal performance and gastrointestinal health.09-01-2011
20080199563PROCESS TO LOSE WEIGHT, DRAIN UNWANTED BODY FATS AND OTHER TOXINS - A method is disclosed comprising placing about thirty-two fluid ounces of water into a receptacle, placing the receptacle with water on a burner and bringing the water to a boil, ceasing to heat the water, adding about one tablespoonful or five grams of tea beverage flavorant to the water; and brewing the combination of the water and the tea beverage flavorant for about three to five minutes. The method may further include filtering out any solid tea in the combination of water and tea beverage flavorant, and consuming the combination of the water and the tea beverage flavorant.08-21-2008
20080199562METHOD AND COMPOSITION FOR WASHING POULTRY DURING PROCESSING - The present invention relates to compositions including peroxyacetic acid and peroxyoctanoic acid and methods for reducing microbial contamination on poultry. The methods include the step of applying a mixed peroxycarboxylic acid composition to poultry.08-21-2008
20080199561Carotenoid-based Pigmenter - A stabilized carotenoid-based pigmenter free of synthetic antioxidants for the addition to animal feed to add color to tissues of animals fed the animal feed. The carotenoid-based pigmenter contains free-form carotenoids obtained from natural sources through a saponification reaction. A natural antioxidant, such as grape seed extracts, green tea extracts, clove bud oil, clove leaf oil, Vitamin C, cinnamon leaf oil, oleoresin turmeric, tocopherol, tocotrienol, rosemary extracts and gallic acid or salts thereof combined with a diluent, preferably glycerol or a glycerol-like substance, is added to the pigmenter after the saponification reaction.08-21-2008
20110223282NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION WITH ANTI-REGURGITATION PROPERTIES - A nutritional composition for the management of regurgitation in infants which composition includes which composition includes a protein source consisting essentially of partially hydrolysed proteins, a lipid source and a carbohydrate source comprising a starch selected from cereal starch or potato starch wherein the starch amounts to between 18 to 25% of the nutritional composition on a dry weight basis.09-15-2011
20110223280Basic Water - The basic water can, for example, be used as a de-acidification drink and/or as a pH-stabilizing medium. The lye is preferably manufactured with an electrolysis method or with a membrane electrolysis method. Caustic soda lye (NaOH), caustic potash lye (KOH), or calcium hydroxide solution (Ca(OH)09-15-2011
20110229602Biscuit Comprising Guar Gum - The present invention relates to a biscuit comprising guar gum characterized in that said guar gum is a native guar gum with a length between 0.25 and 8 mm, a width between 0.18 and 2 mm and an average length to width ratio between 1.8 and 6. The invention also relates to the use of said biscuit to help control the blood glucose level in healthy subjects or in subjects suffering from insulino-resistance or diabetes and especially type-2 diabetes and/or to actively lower blood LDL-cholesterol concentration or to maintain normal blood cholesterol concentrations for healthy subjects or subjects at risk of cardiovascular disease. The invention also relates to the use of said biscuit to increase the feelings of satiety, and/or to decrease the food intake and/or to contribute to weight management.09-22-2011
20120276243PROTEOSE PEPTONE AND LIPASE ACTIVITY - The present invention relates generally to the field of food and drink compositions containing a lipid fraction. Embodiments of the present invention relate to compositions and uses to retard fat uptake from consumed products. For example, the present invention relates to a specific proteose peptone fraction and its use to retard fat hydrolysis.11-01-2012
20130149411PROCESS AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING PRODUCTION OF FOOD AND FEED - A process includes microbially degrading harvested polyculture plant material to form a concentrated microbial biomass and providing the concentrated microbial biomass to an intermediary animal for consumption. The process may also be directed to producing a product animal which includes providing a growth area having an outlet for waste and providing a harvested plant material collection area having an outlet for degradation products. The process may also include providing a microbial growth system for producing a bacterial biomass and directing at least some waste from the outlet of the product animal growth area to the harvested plant material collection area. The process may also include directing at least some degradation products to the microbial growth system, directing some of the microbial biomass produced in the microbial growth system to an intermediary animal for consumption, and directing the intermediary animal to a product animal growth area.06-13-2013
20100316758Nutritional supplement - A nutritional supplement specifically designed to lower cholesterol that addresses multiple mechanisms including hepatic synthesis and release, intestinal absorption of cholesterol, while, at the same time, including ingredients that mitigate the side effects of the constituents and increase their efficacy by affecting emotional factors that influence compliance such as a sense of well-being and euphoria on the one hand, or an increased overall metabolism and desire for the product stemming from its coloration on the other hand. The nutritional supplement can be prepared as a powder that can be added to a food item by a human subject, a concentrate that can be mixed with water or another beverage, or incorporated into a baked good for ingestion by the human subject.12-16-2010
20110274782Method for Promoting Eye Health - The present invention relates to a method for promoting eye health by administering to a companion animal a composition comprising at least one polyphenol selected from the group consisting of rosemary, rosemary extract, coffeic acid, coffee extract, turmeric extract, cucurmin, blueberry extract, grapeseed extract, rosemarinic acid, tea extract, and mixtures thereof.11-10-2011
20110274781Method for Producing Cured Milk to Feed Milk-Fed Animals - The invention relates to a method for producing cured milk for feeding milk-fed animals, particularly livestock.11-10-2011
20120282369METHOD FOR INCREASING THE NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF RAPESEED AND RAPE PRODUCTS WITH DECREASED OIL CONTENT - The invention relates to a method for treating rapeseed or a rape product remaining after the partial or complete recovery of the oil content of rapeseed, which method comprise the step of contacting the rapeseed or the rape product or its mixture formed with one or more other feeds, with an intercalation complex of an element belonging to the main group 2 or 3 of the periodic table formed with an anion and one or more polymers.11-08-2012
20120282368AMPHIPHILIC STEROL/FAT-BASED PARTICLES - The present invention relates to amphiphilic sterol- and fat-based particles, which can be dispersed in liquid foods and beverages such as milk. The compositions provided, when consumed, reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and total plasma cholesterol (TC) levels.11-08-2012
20120282367Rumen-Protected Lutein Product for Producing High-Lutein Dairy Products - A rumen-protected carotenoid animal feed product is described that is free-flowing, resistant to ruminal degradation and effective at raising the carotenoid level in milk produced by the animal.11-08-2012
20130156884PROTEASE ENZYMES FOR INCREASED PROTEIN DIGESTION RATE AND ABSORPTION AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME - A food supplement comprises at least one protease enzyme selected from (i) CAS #9001-92-7, IUB 3.4.23.18 protease from 06-20-2013
20130183399Method for Improving Physical Performance During Physical Exertion - Beverages comprising sodium ion in an amount correlated to the sodium ion concentration of a subject's sweat used to prehydrate before exertion or to restore lost electrolyte and water resulting from physical exertion. Such use can avoid or substantially reduce losses in performance and, in cramp prone individuals, avoid or substantially reduce cramping brought on by physical exertion.07-18-2013
20130183400CEREAL BOWL - The invention relates to a cereal bowl for gradually mixing a solid food and a liquid food for being eaten mixed, comprising an outer container (07-18-2013
20130183401MICROWAVEABLE PET TREAT PAN AND METHOD OF PREPARING PET TREAT THEREWITH - A pan for microwave preparation of a pet treat for a type of pet comprising a plastic pan consisting essentially of microwavable plastic material and defining at least one pocket for receiving a pet treat mixture, the pocket defining a shape corresponding to the type of pet to be given the pet treat, such that the mixture can be conformed to the shape of, and microwaved in, the pocket to produce a pet treat at home.07-18-2013
20130189391Dry Powdered Comestibles - A composition and method of use applicable to mitigate the effects of human fatigue that includes a base composition of at least one finely powdered simple sugar and at least one finely powdered polysaccharide, a flavoring, a hinder and a single dose packaging. The powdered composition is made available in a variety of flavors within a tubular package that aids in pouring the dry contents directly into the mouth without waste, where it is easily dissolved and assimilated by the body.07-25-2013
20130189392Food-based Supplement Delivery System - A cookie or other food product which is designed to deliver a larger dose of cinnamon or other additive such as fruit extract or rind to a human user without significant introduction of food items detrimental to additive(s)'s expected medicinal action and without an unpleasant taste sensation. The cookie is designed to be chewed as opposed to swallowed and the flavoring of the additive(s) is intended to enhance the cookie as opposed to the flavoring being covered up or concealed by other flavorings.07-25-2013
20090280210Milk production method - A method for improving the half-life of milk comprising the step of: a) contacting milk with an antibody raised against at least one of the following: i) a molecule required for survival by at least a micro-organism that is responsible for reducing the half-life of milk; ii) a molecule required for growth by at least a micro-organism that is responsible for reducing the half-life of milk; iii) a molecule required for survival by at least a micro-organism that aids other micro-organisms to reduce the half-life of milk; iv) a molecule required for growth by at least a micro-organism that aids other micro-organisms to reduce the half-life of milk.11-12-2009
20120003351 BILE RESISTANT BACILLUS COMPOSITION SECRETING HIGH LEVELS OF ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS01-05-2012
20120021090Wild bird feed and method of making same - A wild bird feed is disclosed which is comprised of ground dry mature sweet corn, water and wild bird feed.01-26-2012
20120021089Poultry feed and method of making same - A poultry feed in the form of weather resistant blocks or logs with the blocks or logs being comprised of ground dry mature sweet corn, water and whole grain.01-26-2012
20120021088ORAL USE - The invention relates to the use of an oral composition comprising steviol, a steviol precursors or 01-26-2012
20120021087SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATED FEED SUPPLEMENTATION - The present invention provides a multi-compartment package, a machine for the automated or semi-automated packaging of a diverse array of animal supplements into such packaging, and a process allowing efficient procurement and fulfillment of custom supplement orders.01-26-2012
20120027885NUTRITION CONTAINING FAT BLEND - The invention relates to the use of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids for the manufacture of a nutritional composition for feeding infants of a mother who suffered from a metabolic disorder during pregnancy and to a corresponding composition. Said composition comprises a n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid fraction containing at least 0.1 wt % docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) based on total weight of the lipid, at least 0.01 wt % n-3 docosapentaenoic acid (DPAn-3) based on total weight of the lipid, and at least 0.01 wt. % eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) based on total weight of the lipid, wherein the sum of DHA, DPAn-3 and EPA is below 1 wt. % of total lipid.02-02-2012
20130196021SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FEEDING SUGAR ALCOHOL TO RUMINANTS DURING PERIODS OF HEAT STRESS - Systems and methods provide sugar alcohol to heat stressed ruminants to improve performance. During periods of high temperature or humidity, heat stressed ruminants may exhibit decreased dry matter intake, and in response, an effective amount of sugar alcohol such as sorbitol may be provided in the ruminant diet to cause performance to increase, which may include increased milk yield, improved feed efficiency or both compared to heat stressed dairy cattle without sugar alcohol in the diet.08-01-2013
20130196022MILK AND A PROCESS FOR ITS PREPARATION - An object of this invention is milk wherein the concentrations of paltimoleic acid and/oleic acid are higher than in traditional milk. At the same time the amounts of trans fatty acids and C6-C12 saturated fatty acids are lower than in traditional milk. The invention also relates to food products which contain the milk according to the invention or part of it. The milk according to the invention has been produced by a process wherein to a lactating animal is given a feed which contains inside and on the surface of feed raw material particles a fatty acid mixture wherein the content of saturated fatty acids is over 90%.08-01-2013
20130196023RUMINANT FEED ENHANCING ENERGY METABOLISM IN MILK PRODUCTION - The present invention relates to a feed which has a relatively high total fat percentage and which contains inside and on the surface of feed raw material particles a fatty acid mixture rich in saturated free fatty acids. The invention is also directed to a process for preparing said feed, to a method for increasing concentrations of protein and fat in milk and for increasing milk production of a lactating animal.08-01-2013
20130196024GLYCOMACROPEPTIDE MEDICAL FOODS FOR NUTRITIONAL MANAGEMENT OF PHENYLKETONURIA AND OTHER METABOLIC DISORDERS - Medical foods containing glycomacroprotein and additional supplemented amounts of arginine, leucine, and optionally other amino acids, such as tyrosine, are disclosed. The medical foods can be used to provide the complete protein requirements for patients having metabolic disorders such as phenylketonuria.08-01-2013
200901624742-METHYLTHIOETHYL-SUBSTITUTED HETEROCYCLES AS FEED ADDITIVES - A chemical compound of the general formula I or II is useful as feed additive:06-25-2009
20130095204NUTRITIONAL PHYTONUTRIENT COMPOSITIONS - The present disclosure relates to milk-based nutritional compositions for pediatric subjects and to corresponding methods of using the nutritional compositions to promote health and development. The nutritional compositions comprise docosahexaenoic acid, choline and phytonutrients, such as apple extract, grape seed extract, or mixtures thereof. The nutritional compositions are believed to be useful in promoting visual health, gastrointestinal health, immune function and cognitive development and function in infants and children, and the compositions may be administered via a staged nutritional feeding regimen. The disclosure further relates to nutritional compositions that maintain desirable organoleptic properties after addition of phytonutrients to a milk-based matrix and still further relates to methods for producing the same.04-18-2013
20120093976Enzyme Granules - The present application relates to a steam treated pelletized feed composition comprising a granule comprising a core and a coating wherein the core comprises an active compound and the coating comprises a salt.04-19-2012
20120093975L-ARABINOSE PLUS CHROMIUM FOR CONTROLLING THE METABOLIZATION OF SUCROSE - The invention is directed to a composition comprising chromium and L-Arabinose. The invention is also directed to a method for decreasing the metabolization of sucrose in a host in need thereof by administering a composition comprising chromium and L-Arabinose to a host and a method for inhibiting the glycemic response to a meal containing sucrose in a host in need thereof by administering a composition comprising chromium and L-Arabinose to a host.04-19-2012
20130209604WEATHERIZED MINERALS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME - A weatherized mineral mixture is produced by heating a digestible fat or fatty acid and spraying a mineral mixture with the heated digestible fatty acid to form a protective layer over the mineral mixture. The weatherized mineral mixture may be free of salts of fatty acids, namely soaps. The weatherized mineral mixture sheds water and is wind-resistant. Upon ingestion by livestock animals, the protective coating is digested and the minerals within the mineral mixture are absorbed by the livestock animal.08-15-2013

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