Aquaculture researchers raise concerns over probiotic safety

  06 January 2022

Aquaculture producers are using probiotics as a sustainable way to prevent disease, boost growth and improve the health of their fish – but a recent review in Aquaculture Reports has raised concerns over the safety of many commercially available probiotics. After conducting genetic analyses of multiple probiotics for the aquaculture industry, researchers noted that many formulations were mislabelled and did not contain specified bacteria on the container.

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Author(s): Megan Howell
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