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2013-09-25 08:30:37

Merial continues a long history of commitment to eliminating rabies as a global health threat to animals and humans DULUTH, Ga., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As World Rabies Day approaches on September 28, Merial is celebrating by commemorating 30 years of rabies prevention through the use of its IMRAB(®) vaccine, along with numerous other efforts in the fight against rabies worldwide. Rabies is a fatal disease that kills an estimated 70,000 people worldwide annually,[1] with more than 95...

2012-10-10 11:25:13

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM Nutritional Products, a subsidiary of Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with Merial Limited under a Development and Option to License Agreement to develop animal health vaccines using DSM's proprietary algal expression system. For decades, the production of vaccines for both animal and human diseases has relied on the use of complex production...

2012-09-17 06:28:11

DULUTH, Ga., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaccinations are the cornerstone of a long, happy life for cats and dogs. To help reinforce the importance of regular veterinary visits and vaccinations, today Merial announced the "Vaccinate Your Pet" campaign. By visiting the campaign website, www.VaccinateYourPet.net, pet owners can learn more about vaccines and even share their pets' vaccination stories. "Pet vaccines can protect against life-threatening diseases such as rabies, leptospirosis...

2012-05-01 02:32:14

LANSING, Mich., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG) announced today that it has acquired the assets of the Igenity animal genomics business from Merial Limited. Igenity will operate as a part of Neogen's GeneSeek subsidiary, which already has a significant place in the worldwide animal genomics business. Igenity has been in use in the United States and several other countries for nine years, and already has provided cattle producers with the tools to make...

2011-06-01 11:50:00

DULUTH, Ga., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Supporting horse owners and veterinarians in their efforts to keep their horses healthy, today Merial launched its "Outbreak Alert" program, which will be used to notify horse owners about reports of equine disease throughout the country, as well as build a greater awareness of those diseases and the importance of prevention. Disease poses a significant threat to the health and well-being of horses. Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has a...

2009-03-09 08:00:00

Petfinder.com and Merial Team Up to Ensure Animal Welfare Groups Are Prepared for Natural Disasters SILVER SPRING, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Petfinder.com, the largest online database of adoptable pets, is distributing $1 million worth of Honda power generators to 500 shelters and rescue groups nationwide with the help of Merial as part of Petfinder.com's Power to the Paws program, a disaster preparedness initiative launched earlier this year. Petfinder.com found that many shelters and...

2009-01-08 14:09:00

DULUTH, Ga., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- MERIAL Limited has grown its avian business by becoming the exclusive distributor and technical service provider of the innovative in ovo injection systems of AviTech, LLC. As a result, Merial can now offer world-wide poultry customers its portfolio of avian vaccines together with the latest in ovo technology. Merial is one of the largest global avian vaccines companies. It has a long-standing commitment to the poultry industry and, through close...

2008-12-30 16:39:00

DULUTH, Ga., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Merial, a world leading animal health company, and the Australian company Imugene have signed a comprehensive agreement allowing Merial to obtain exclusive rights to Imugene vector technology. Under the Strategic Alliance, Merial will progress candidates through the product development process to global sales. Additional vaccine candidates will be evaluated for proof of concept and, if successful, will also progress into the product development...