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European regulations on feeding farm animals with feed of animal origin approved for Spain

Published May 22, 2024

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Spain's Council of Ministers has approved a royal decree to align with EU regulations on feeding farm animals with certain animal-origin feeds. This decree permits the use of processed animal proteins from pigs in poultry feed and from poultry in pig feed, as well as proteins from farmed insects in pig and poultry feed. It outlines requirements for the collection, transport, and processing of these feeds, introduces exceptions for specific activities, and mandates cleaning and disinfection centers for authorized vehicles. The decree also repeals the previous Royal Decree 578/2014.
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The Council of Ministers has approved a royal decree for the application in Spain of the European Union (EU) regulations on the feeding of farm animals with certain feed of animal origin. This new royal decree will allow operators to continue with the activity developed so far and facilitates actions related to the cleaning of vehicles to further guarantee compliance with health and animal feeding regulations. On August 18, 2021, the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) published the Regulation (EU ) 2021/1372 of the Commission, which modified the conditions prohibiting the feeding of non-ruminant farm animals, other than fur animals, with certain proteins of animal origin. The regulation allows the use of processed animal proteins derived from pigs in poultry feed and the use of transformed animal proteins derived from poultry in pig feed. In addition, European regulations also make it possible to use transformed animal proteins derived from farmed insects in feed for ...
Source: Agrodiario
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