U.S.D.A. Approves First Vaccine for Honeybees
Bee Vaccine Pioneer Dalan Secures $4.5M to Fuel Global Expansion and Product Development
Dalan Animal Health Ships First Honey Bee Vaccine to Tauzer Apiaries, Potentially Protecting 25 Million Bees
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.
How does the world's first vaccine for honeybees work? ”It's like magic“
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.
First honeybee vaccine approved in U.S.
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.
US approves world’s first vaccine for declining honey bees
A new vaccine will protect honeybees from a bacterial disease affecting their larvae
US government approves use of world’s first vaccine for honeybees
The first-ever vaccine for honeybees has been approved by the USDA
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.
First-in-Class Honeybee Vaccine Receives Conditional License from the USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics
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.
Study Reveals First-Ever Insect Vaccine for Honeybees is Safe and Effective
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.
Dalan Animal Health Closes $3.55 Million Financing Round for Launch of the World’s First Honeybee Vaccine
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 the total raise to $5.5 million.
Biotech Company Dalan Animal Health Relocates to Athens, Georgia
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.
Honeybees Run Vaccination Programmes, Too
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 there first. It also suggests that they run what look like the equivalent of prime-boost childhood vaccination programmes.
Immunity, Vaccines & Honey Bees: Part 1
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 ...”
Immunity, Vaccines & Honey Bees: Part 2
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 perhaps has best been understood in mammals. Because honey bees do not produce antibodies ...”
Dalan Animal Health Receives USPTO Notice of Allowance for a Patent Application Covering a Groundbreaking Vaccination Technology to Protect Honeybees
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.
Dalan selected as winner of the 2020 BIO IMPACT Startup Stadium
Vaccine for Honeybees Could Be a Tool to Fight Population Decline
World's First Insect Vaccine Could Help Bees Fight Off Deadly Disease
Will new vaccine effectively save bees?
Webinar: Honeybee Vaccines
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 it in your operation. We hope to see you there!
Mann Lake Customer Appreciation BBQ
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
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
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
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
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 to meet you!
Livestock Innovation Summit
World Agritech Innovation Summit
Entomological Society of America (ESA) Joint Conference
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.