December 05, 2011

EFSA stalls on opinion of two additives

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), has been unable to establish a safety opinion on a silage additive and an efficacy on a probiotoc for re-evaluation. A request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) to deliver scientific opinion on the safety for target animals, consumers , users and for the environment. “In the absence of information on the genetic basis of these resistances, the extent of the risk of horizontal gene transfer to other bacteria in the food chain and in the environment cannot be established,” FEEDAP concluded. 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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