Tag: Merck Animal Health

Merck Animal Health Rolls Out Updates to Zilmax “5 Step Plan” in the US

Merck Animal Health has announced “significant progress” in the implementation of its Zilmax Five-Step Plan (follow that link for details). With insights from the company‚Äôs advisory board, an extensive assessment and analysis of existing, as well as new product data, was conducted, Merck says. Merck had suspended sales of Zilmax in August of 2013 following… Read more »

Kevin Grier – An Update and Analysis of the Zilmax Saga Involving Tyson and Merck

With the recent decision by Tyson to ban Zilmax use by the use of its supplying feedyards and then Merck deciding to suspend the sale of Zilmax until a further evaluation is completed, many people in the cattle industry are surprised and wondering what will happen next. This week I talked to Kevin Grier, George… Read more »

Merck Animal Health Suspends Zilmax Sales

In a surprising move, U.S. company Merck Animal Health has suspended sales of the beta-agonist Zilmax, a cattle growth promotant, according to a Reuters report. The decision comes on the heels of Tyson Foods Inc. announcing last week that the company would no longer accept slaughter cattle that had been fed the feed additive. JBS… Read more »