THYMOX™ Wins Innovation Award at 2018 World Ag Expo

SHERBROOKE, Quebec, Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- THYMOX, the innovative, botanically derived Animal Health technology, has been named one of the 10 most innovative agricultural products of the 2018 World Ag Expo. The Expo which will be held in Tulare, California, February 13-15 draws over 100,000 attendees every year.

Any of the 1,500 exhibitors attending the World Ag Expo, the world's largest, can submit new products for the innovation award. "It is a great honor to have Thymox chosen as a top 10 innovative product of the World Ag Expo” said Frank Palantoni, CEO of Laboratoire M2, makers of THYMOX. “We are now living in a world where any new product can no longer be either effective or safe to use, but they must be both effective and safe. Thymox’ ability to control and prevent digital dermatitis, while being safe for users and the environment, is unique, and represents a valuable breakthrough for the dairy industry.”

Alex Eakin, V.P. of Enviro-Tech, the exclusive distributor of Thymox Footbath in the U.S. said, “We could not be happier to receive this World Ag Expo 2018 Top 10 Innovative Products Award, as we launch Thymox across the U.S. This is an opportunity to let dairy farmers know that there is now a proven, effective alternative to copper sulfate. Thymox has been tested and shown to be fully biodegradable; copper sulfate on the other hand is not. In addition, copper sulfate's toxicity is a well-known threat to the viability of our farmlands. Thymox Footbath is a huge step forward in the effort to keep our animals and our farmlands healthy.”

“Each year, farmers come to the World Ag Expo to find new opportunities and experience the best of what the Animal Health industry has to offer. This year, Thymox Footbath has been selected as one of the best of the best products,” said Ulysse Desranleau Dandurand, V.P. of Sales at Laboratoire M2. “We’ve been developing and refining a variety of Thymox products for over 10 years at Laboratoire M2, and our partnership with Enviro-Tech will allow us to reach all the dairy farmers that want to make a change not just for a better foot bath, but for the best footbath.”

About Laboratoire M2

Laboratoire M2, based in Sherbrooke, Canada, has a well-respected reputation for product innovation and expertise in environmentally sustainable, green disinfection and bio-security technology under the trademark THYMOX™. The company markets a range of leading biodegradable, environmentally compliant (UL Ecologo2794), disinfecting and anti-microbial products based on their proprietary technology platform. Animal Health products include THYMOX HOOF® which is used to control the spread of treponemes and other bacteria that cause digital dermatitis (DD). There are an estimated 270 million dairy cows worldwide, producing about $240 billion USD of milk annually, which are susceptible to DD. The expanding availability of THYMOX FOOTBATH offers farmers significantly improved hoof health and enormous productivity savings. Importantly, the use of THYMOX footbaths will remove millions of pounds of toxic chemicals from the farm workplace and the environment.  THYMOX also distributes products and ingredients under private label agreements in institutional, retail, and crop protection markets. For more information about Laboratoire M2 please visit:

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Laboratoire M2 CEO Frank Palantoni