June 28, 2011

European Union allow GM material into animal feed imports

A new set of rules has been adopted by the European Union pertaining to GM trace amounts in animal feed imports. "The regulation addresses the current uncertainty EU operators face when placing on the market feed products imported from third countries," the Commission said in a statement. Fefac said they are happy with these rules but “Trade problems resulting from asynchronous approval will remain serious threat to supplies for EU livestock and feed sector,” Feed manufacturers association president Patrick Vanden Avenne said.

“EU feed and livestock producers may lose access to maize products from Brazil and the US in the autumn of 2011 and possibly soy products from Brazil in spring 2012 due to the cultivation of new GM maize and soy events which have not yet and may not receive full EU approval prior to harvest in these countries. Read more ..

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers

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