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Animal health project “Thrive-Rite” discussed on RTE Radio 1

Professor John O’Doherty, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, appeared on RTE Radio 1’s Bright Sparks programme on 29th of June 2015 and discussed “Thrive-Rite” (, an EU FP7 project coordinated by BioAtlantis Ltd. Click on the podcast link below and scroll ahead to 53 minutes to hear Professor O’Doherty describe the research taking place in UCD and Truly Irish Country Foods Ltd. and how molecules from seaweed (manufactured by BioAtlantis Ltd) may be used as effective replacements to the use of in feed antibiotics in pig and poultry production. Podcast: