FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Micronutrients USA LLC, (Micronutrients) announces IntelliBond®-M trace minerals now approved for use in organic livestock production systems.
INDIANAPOLIS, June 18, 2019 – Micronutrients USA LLC, (Micronutrients) the market leader for hydroxy trace minerals, announces IntelliBond®-M is now OMRI listed by the USDA National Organic Program.
With this news, the complete line of IntelliBond® trace minerals – IntelliBond®-C, IntelliBond®-CII, IntelliBond®-Z, and IntelliBond®-M are now approved for use in the entire livestock production sector, including organic livestock production systems. “We are very excited to be able to increase access to our unique and proven trace mineral solutions to producers in the organic production space,” said Dan Baker, Vice President, Marketing and Innovation.
While Micronutrients has served the needs of traditional livestock producers for several years, feed manufacturers now have the ability to reduce inventory requirements utilizing IntelliBond® trace minerals for both means — conventional feed and organic feed. The Company believes that the new OMRI listing coupled with its dedication to quality control and food safety will ultimately lead to the safest product for livestock and consumers at an affordable price. Micronutrients currently holds certifications with SQF (Safe Quality Food), ISO 9001, FAMI-QS/International Safe Feed/Safe Food, Safe Feed/Safe Food, and HACCP.
The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) is an international nonprofit organization accredited by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to review input products for organic use under International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17065. OMRI uses the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) regulations and the Canada Organic Regime (COR) standards to verify the compliance of products intended for organic production and processing. The OMRI listed products only use ingredients and formulations allowed under the organic standards.
About Micronutrients — Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, Micronutrients is a global mineral feed ingredient producer focused on developing, manufacturing, and marketing a full range of quality trace minerals. Micronutrients is the market leader for hydroxy trace minerals marketed under the global brand name IntelliBond®. Hydroxy trace minerals are specialty trace minerals that, due to their unique chemical structure, improve stability of premixes and feeds.