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N&H TOPLINE: Improving animal nutrition, food safety at heart of research study

Understanding what genes in microbiome do creates opportunities to enhance food/feed digestibility.

As the world grapples with the big problem of feeding 7.6 billion people, University of Lethbridge adjunct professor Dr. Wade Abbott of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada and his team have detailed the smallest of metabolic reactions with the goal of improving food security, food safety and animal nutrition.

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