EU Safety and Efficacy of Feed additive consisting of l‐lysine sulfate produced by E. coli for all Animal Species

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Posted By: Ognjen Djunisijevic

Selerant_eu-safety-and-efficacy-of-a-feed-additive-consisting-of-sodium-alginate-for-all-animal-speciesOn April 20th, 2022, the European Food Safety Authority published a technical assessment on the “Safety and efficacy of a feed additive consisting of llysine sulfate produced by Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.398 for all animal species”.

 

The document highlights the following:

  • Use as a nutritional feed additive for all animal species;
  • Production strain nor its recombinant DNA were detected in the final product;
  • The additive does not pose any safety concerns associated with the production strain;
  • The assessment of the additive is considered safe for the targeted species and for the environment;
  • The endotoxin activity of the additive indicates a risk by inhalation for users handling the additive;
  • Requires protection against degradation in the rumen for ruminants and non-ruminant species.

To view the complete safety assessment report, check out the Food News Monitoring System.

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