July 25, 2011

High dioxin content in copper sulphate

The new rapid alert system for feed and food indicated that feed grade copper sulphate from Romania had to high a content of dioxins. The warning is that companies that purchased feed grade copper sulphate in Romania or received it via another route like Belgium are advised to check if the copper sulphate is complying with EU rules for unwanted substances.

The maximum level for unwanted substances can be found in the recently updated Directive on Undesirable Substances in Animal Feed (2002/32/EU). The value of dioxin can be found in Section V of Commission Regulation no. 574/2011. 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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