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April 09, 2019

EU Regulation n. 2019/454 - Feed additives: confirmed the use of four feed preparations for all animal species

The European Commission has confirmed the use, according to the expected conditions, of the alpha-amylase preparations produced by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens or Aspergillus oryzae, as well as the endo-1,4-beta-glucanase preparation produced by Trichoderma reesei in feed intended for all animal species.
The Regulation enters into force on 11 April 2019.
 
Provisions established by EU Regulation no. 2019/454
 
In view of the fact that:
  • the preparations in question have been authorized indefinitely, pursuant to the previous regulations, in feeds for all animal species;
  • this substance was subsequently registered in the Community register of feed additives as existing products;
  • an application was submitted for the re-evaluation of the aforementioned substances, pursuant to the new legislation governing additives intended for animal feed, for feed for all animal species;
  • 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 11 April 2029, the European Commission confirmed the use of the alpha-amylase preparations produced by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens or Aspergillus oryzae, as well as the endo-1,4-beta-glucanase preparation produced by Trichoderma reesei in feed for all animal species, according to the conditions established therein, classifying it in the category of technological additives and the functional group of silage additives.