EU evaluates the safety and effectiveness of Pediococcus pentosus DSM 32292 as a feed additive for all animals
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   Food partner online news  2022年seven月18日,据欧盟食品安全局(EFSA)消息,应欧盟委员会要求,欧盟动物饲料添加剂和产品(FEEDAP)研究小组就戊糖片球菌(Pediococcus pentosaceus) DSM 32292作为所有动物饲料添加剂的安全性和有效性发表科学意见。

After evaluation, the expert group believes that the additive is safe for all livestock breeds, consumers and the environment. The recommended dosage is 5× tensevenCFU/kG feed has the potential to increase the Silage Yield from medium difficulty to silage. Some original reports are as follows:
  Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of Pediococcus pentosaceus DSM 32292 as a technological additive for all animal species. The additive is intended to improve the production of silage at a proposed application rate of 5 × tenseven colony forming units (CFU)/kg forage. The bacterial species P. pentosaceus is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qualified presumption of safety (QPS) approach. As the identity of the strain has been established and no antimicrobial resistance determinants of concern were detected, the use of the strain as a silage additive is considered safe for livestock species, for consumers and for the environment. In the absence of data, the FEEDAP Panel cannot conclude on the potential of the additive to be a skin/eye irritant or a skin sensitiser. Given the proteinaceous nature of the active agent, the additive should be considered a respiratory sensitiser. The additive at the proposed application rate of 5 × tenseven CFU/kg forage has the potential to improve the production of silages from moderately difficult to ensile forages.
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