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Interview with Mann Lake Bee Supply

Mann Lake Youtube In this informative discussion between Andrew from Mann Lake and Everett Hendrixon, the North American sales manager for Dalan Animal Health, various aspects of beekeeping and the importance of vaccination for bees are explored. Learn more about Everett’s background, from his beginnings in agriculture to his perspective on why honeybee vaccination is […]

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A Buzzworthy Solution: The World’s First Government-Approved Bee Vaccine

Sustainable Brands Dalan Animal Health introduces the inaugural USDA conditionally licensed vaccine for honeybees, providing a prophylactic solution to safeguard the global honeybee population from lethal infectious diseases.

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Living Greener — One Decision at a Time

NPR’s The Pulse Dalan is featured on NPR’s The Pulse in honor of Earth Day, alongside beekeeper and Director of Extract and Box LLC, Tim Ferris. You can tune in starting at 51:00 to learn more about the contagious honeybee bacterial disease, American Foulbrood, from Tim and Kim Skyrm, Chief Apiary Inspector for Massachusetts. Dalan’s […]

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U.S.D.A. Approves First Vaccine for Honeybees

The New York Times Dalan Animal Health’s vaccine for American foulbrood, an aggressive bacterial disease, is the first for any insect in the United States.

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Dalan Animal Health’s Honeybee Vaccine named to TIME’s 2023 Best Inventions List

TIME Best Inventions 2023 List Dalan Animal Health, Inc. (“Dalan”), the pioneering biotech company specializing in insect health, has been named to TIME’s Best Inventions of 2023 in recognition of the world’s first honeybee vaccine. This vaccine was recognized as an ‘extraordinary innovation’ within sustainability category.

Dalan Animal Health Honored by Fast Company, International Zendal Awards in Recognition of the First-of-Its-Kind Vaccine Against American Foulbrood

PR Newswire ATHENS, GA. (November 28, 2023) – Dalan Animal Health, Inc. (“Dalan”), the biotech company specializing in insect health, today announced that it has been included in the 2023 Fast Company Next Big Thing in Tech list in recognition of its innovative animal health solution.

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Dalan Animal Health Receives Canadian Market Authorization for First-Ever Honeybee Vaccine

Cision Dalan Animal Health, Inc. (“Dalan”), the pioneering biotech company specializing in insect health, today announced it has received market authorization from the Canadian Center for Veterinary Biologics (CCVB) under the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for its revolutionary honeybee vaccine for American Foulbrood (AFB), a devastating honeybee brood disease caused by the bacterium Paenibacillus […]

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Episode 88: We Need Bees. Bees Need Biotech

I am BIO Podcast Bees are critical to our food supply. Without domesticated honeybees and other pollinators, we wouldn’t have coffee beans for our morning cup, veggies in our salad, or even agave to make tequila for our margaritas. In this episode, we discuss the threats to bees and the role biotech can play in […]

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Bee Vaccine Pioneer Dalan Secures $4.5M to Fuel Global Expansion and Product Development

Business Wire Dalan Animal Health has secured $4.5 million in Series Seed 3 funding, led by Prime Movers Lab with participation from At One Ventures, bringing our total funding to $10 million.

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Dalan Animal Health Ships First Honey Bee Vaccine to Tauzer Apiaries, Potentially Protecting 25 Million Bees

Business Wire ATHENS, GA. May 23, 2023 — Dalan Animal Health, Inc. (“Dalan”), the biotech company pioneering insect health with the world’s first honey bee vaccine, is proud to announce its first product shipment to a commercial beekeeper.

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How does the world’s first vaccine for honeybees work? ”It’s like magic“

CBS News Bee colonies are collapsing all over the world, threatening large parts of our food supply. But there’s good news in the fight to slow their decline: the U.S. government has approved the use of the world’s first vaccine for honeybees.

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First honeybee vaccine approved in U.S.

NBC News Now Honeybees are among the world’s most important pollinators, however like humans, they are also susceptible to diseases. NBC’s Jake Ward reports on a new USDA approval for the first honeybee vaccine that has beekeepers extremely hopeful.

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US approves world’s first vaccine for declining honey bees

BBC News The US has approved use of the world’s first vaccine for honey bees.

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A new vaccine will protect honeybees from a bacterial disease affecting their larvae

NPR The Department of Agriculture has conditionally approved a new vaccine meant to protect honeybees from a bacterial disease that can affect the bee’s larvae.

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US government approves use of world’s first vaccine for honeybees

The Guardian Hopes of a new weapon against diseases that routinely ravage colonies that are relied upon for food pollination.

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The first-ever vaccine for honeybees has been approved by the USDA

CNN The United States Department of Agriculture has approved the first-ever vaccine for honeybees to prevent American foulbrood disease, a fatal bacterial disease that can destroy honeybee colonies, officials say.

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First-in-Class Honeybee Vaccine Receives Conditional License from the USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics

Business Wire ATHENS, GA. January 4, 2023 — Dalan Animal Health, Inc. (“Dalan”), a biotech company pioneering insect health, announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) granted a conditional license for vaccination of honeybees against American Foulbrood disease caused by Paenibacillus larvae.

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Study Reveals First-Ever Insect Vaccine for Honeybees is Safe and Effective

Business Wire ATHENS, GA. October 18, 2022 — Dalan Animal Health, Inc., a biotech company focused on insect health, today announced the results of the first-ever successful randomized placebo-controlled double-blinded trial study to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of the world’s first vaccine for honeybees.

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Dalan Animal Health Closes $3.55 Million Financing Round for Launch of the World’s First Honeybee Vaccine

Business Wire ATHENS, GA. — Dalan Animal Health, Inc., a biotech company pioneering insect health and immunology, today announced the close of a $3.55 million seed financing round led by At One Ventures and Veterinary Angel Network for Entrepreneurs (VANE). This is the second seed round of funding and the first including institutional investors, bringing […]

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Biotech Company Dalan Animal Health Relocates to Athens, Georgia

PR Newswire Athens, GA. Wednesday, June 1, 2022 — Dalan Animal Health, Inc., a biotech company focused on insect health, announced today that it will relocate its headquarters to Athens, Georgia. The company is anticipated to create 20 new jobs over the next five years.

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Honeybees Run Vaccination Programmes, Too

The Economist An old saw has it that there is nothing new under the sun. But it may still come as a surprise that human beings are not alone in having invented vaccination. Work just published in the Journal of Experimental Biology by Gyan Harwood of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, confirms that honeybees got […]

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Immunity, Vaccines & Honey Bees: Part 1

Bee Culture MARCH 2022 — “As a veterinarian, I have administered thousands of various vaccines to a variety of animals over the years. As in humans, these vaccines are typically developed over decades of research and trials and are administered …”

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Immunity, Vaccines & Honey Bees: Part 2

Bee Culture APRIL 2022 — “If you missed last month’s part one of this series, I am about to give you some homework! Please go back and read part 1 in the previous BC issue, it will really help with your understanding of this article. Much of what I discussed previously applies to vertebrates, and […]

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Dalan Animal Health Receives USPTO Notice of Allowance for a Patent Application Covering a Groundbreaking Vaccination Technology to Protect Honeybees

PR Newswire LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2021 — Dalan Animal Health, a pioneer in insect vaccination, announced today the issuance of a Notice of Allowance for U.S. Patent Application 15/747,252 “Edible Vaccination Against Microbial Pathogens.” The original technology was developed at the University of Helsinki, Finland, by Dr. Dalial Freitak and Dr. Heli Salmela.

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Dalan selected as winner of the 2020 BIO IMPACT Startup Stadium

BIO IMPACT Listen to Dalan’s 8-minute investor pitch for their winning presentation at the 2020 BIO IMPACT Startup Stadium.

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Vaccine for Honeybees Could Be a Tool to Fight Population Decline

The New York Times At a time when some beekeepers are struggling to keep their colonies alive and pollinating, the prospect of a vaccine for honeybees has offered a flicker of hope…

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World’s First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease

NPR Bees may soon get an ally in their fight against bacterial disease — one of the most serious threats the pollinators face — in the form of an edible vaccine…

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Will new vaccine effectively save bees?

KCRW Bees have been dying off in masses, and no one knows why. Bees are crucial to the food chain. Now there’s hope: a bee vaccine…

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World’s First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease

Bloomberg Bees may soon get an ally in their fight against bacterial disease — one of the most serious threats the pollinators face — in the form of an edible vaccine…

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Events

Livestock Innovation Summit

London, UK • September 7-8, 2022 Dalan Animal Health was selected as one of 15 startups to pitch. We are grateful for this opportunity to share our honeybee vaccine technology.

Webinar: Honeybee Vaccines

Aug 22, 23, 24, 28, and 29, 2023 Join us this August to learn about an exciting new tool for disease prevention, hosted by Amy Floyd, MS! Amy’s background in Entomology and years of expertise in honeybee research make her the ideal educator to discuss the science of honeybee vaccination and how you can use […]

Mann Lake Customer Appreciation BBQ

Marshall, TX USA • Mar 4, 2023 • 8am to 4pm Brendon Keiser will be attending Mann Lake’s 1st Annual Texas Customer Appreciation BBQ on March 4th, 1600 Commerce Street Marshall, TX. Feel free to stop by Dalan’s table where Brendon will be answering questions on honeybee vaccination and product availability.

American Honey Producers Association 2022 Convention and Trade Show

Tucson, AZ USA • Nov 29-Dec 3, 2022 Dalan will host an exhibit at the AHPA 2022 Conference in Tucson, AZ. Amy Floyd and Dr. Humberto Boncristiani, our expert beekeepers, will be there to answer all your questions about the first vaccine for honeybees.

Alberta Beekeepers Commission 2022 Annual Conference and Trade Show

Edmonton, AB Canada • Dec 1-2, 2022 Dr. Dalial Freitak, Dalan CSO and Co-Founder, will be giving a presentation on bee vaccine technology from 2:27-2:52 pm on Thursday, Dec 1st at the ABC Conference and Tradeshow. This event offers in person and virtual tickets.

American Beekeeping Federation 2022 Conference and Trade Show

Jacksonville, FL USA • Jan 3-7, 2023 Dalan will host an exhibit at the ABF 2023 Conference in Jacksonville, FL. Dr. Humberto Boncristiani, our expert beekeeper, will be there to answer all your questions about the first vaccine for honeybees.

Dalan Animal Health Attending 47th Annual Apimondia Congress in Istanbul, Turkey

Apimondia • August 24-28, 2022 Dalan CSO Dalial Freitak will be presenting on trans-generational immune priming in honeybees and how it can be utilized to create vaccines against bee diseases on August 25th, 12:45 – 13:00 at the 47th Apimondia International Apicultural Congress. Our exhibit will be located in Zone B, Booth B26. We’d love […]

World Agritech Innovation Summit

London, UK • September 20-21, 2022 Dalan Animal Health was selected as one of 15 startups to pitch. We are grateful for this opportunity to share our honeybee vaccine technology.

Entomological Society of America (ESA) Joint Conference

Vancouver, Canada • November 13-16th, 2022 Amy Floyd, Dalan Field Technician, will be giving a talk on Dalan vaccine technology for EFB on November 15th at 11:15am. Questions? Email Amy.

Dalan selected as winner of the 2020 BIO IMPACT Startup Stadium

Bio Impact

Dalan Animal Health AFB Vaccine Webinar West Coast

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Dalan Animal Health AFB Vaccine Webinar East Coast

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