Activated lactoferrin launched in beef plant
National Beef®, one of the largest beef packing companies in the U.S., in October began using Activin™, a new food safety technology that uses an activated form of lactoferrin, a natural protein known for its antibacterial properties in developing infants and naturally present in beef. Consumers were expected to begin receiving product treated with Activin in early November.

Used in the company’s Dodge City and Liberal, Kans., plants, Activin is applie…

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