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April 04, 2019

EU Regulation n. 2019/144 - Feed additive: allowed the use of the 3-phytase preparation produced by Komagataella pastoris in feeds destined to pullets and to minor poultry species

The European Commission, with EU Regulation of 31 July 2018 n. 1090, authorized the use of the preparation 3-phytase produced by Komagataella pastoris in feeds destined to pullets bred for the production of eggs and to minor avian species for fattening or reared for the production of eggs or for reproduction.

 
The Regulation entered into force on 20 February 2019.
 
Provisions established by EU Regulation no. 2019/144
 
In view of the fact that:
 
  • an application was submitted for authorization for the use of the 3-phytase preparation produced by Komagataella pastoris in feed intended for pullets raised for egg production and for minor poultry species for fattening or reared for egg production or reproduction;
  • the European Food Safety Authority concluded that under the proposed conditions of use there are no harmful effects on animal health, human health or the environment;

until 20 February 2029, the European Commission authorized the use of the 3-phytase preparation produced by Komagataella pastoris in feed intended for pullets bred for egg production and for minor poultry species for fattening or reared for egg production or for reproduction, according to the conditions established therein, classifying them in the category of zootechnical additives and the functional group promoting digestion.