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


Athens, Georgia, 23 May 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)—Dalan Animal Health, Inc. (“Dalan”), a biotechnology company pioneering insect health with the world’s first bee vaccine. is proud to announce the first product delivery to commercial beekeepers. This shipment is for Trevor Tauzer of Tauzer Apiaries in California and contains 500 doses which may protect 25 million bees with an average of 50,000 per hive.

This milestone comes after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) granted a conditional license to Dalan’s first class bee vaccine earlier this year. This vaccine is intended to protect bees from bacterial American foul brood disease. Penibacillus larvae.

Bees are an important component of agriculture. A third of the world’s food supply relies on pollination. And healthy commercial hives are essential to maintaining high crop yields. Previously, there was no safe and sustainable solution for disease prevention. Clear clinical cases of American Foulbrood can be reported in the United States and Canada. And the only remedy to limit the spread of the disease to other colonies is burning bees. Hives and infected equipment

Tauzer, a board member of the California State Beekeepers Association, said, “We are excited about the arrival of Dalan Bee Vaccine. This innovative solution will help bees prevent infection. avoid treatment and focus on other important issues To maintain our bee health”. Tauzer plans to sell his vaccinated queen bees through his queen manufacturing venture Honey Bee Genetics, starting later this year. Queen can be purchased at

Dr. Annette Kleiser, CEO of Dalan Animal Health, emphasized the importance of vaccines, saying, “Our mission is to protect our pollinators and promote sustainable agriculture. As global population growth and climate change continue, Bee pollination will become increasingly important in securing This vaccine is a game changer in bee protection and we are excited to lead the insect care revolution that will ultimately impact global food production.”

Beekeepers interested in protecting their colonies with Dalan vaccines can visit their website at or call 844-483-2526

Bee vaccines produced by Diamond Animal Health (Des Moines, IA), a Heska (NASDAQ: HSKA) company, will be distributed to commercial beekeepers and queen producers on a limited basis.


about vaccine

Dalan’s vaccine uses dead whole-cell Paenibacillus larvae bacteria. and injected by mixing it into the queen feed eaten by the worker bees The vaccine is incorporated into royal jelly by worker bees, which are then fed to the queen. The queen ingested the vaccine. and the fragments would accumulate in her ovaries. to build immunity to the developing embryo Non-GMO vaccines can be used in organic agriculture. and major efficacy studies have shown the potential to reduce larval mortality associated with P. larval-induced American foulbrood infection.

About Dalan Animal Health, Inc.

Dalan Animal Health ( is dedicated to preventing diseases that affect invertebrates. Increase profits and productivity for producers around the world. This platform technology uses cross-generation immunity. This allows mother animals to pass immune modulators (such as antigens, antimicrobial molecules) to the next generation of larvae before they hatch. Dalan plans to develop vaccines for other bee diseases. and underserved industries such as shrimp, mealworms and insects used in agriculture. The company is headquartered in Athens, Georgia, at the University of Georgia Innovation Center.

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