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Feeding Stuffs (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Regulation 8(a)


1.1.2 Bacteria cultivated on natural gas1.1.2.1 Protein product of fermentation from natural gas obtained by culture of: Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath), Alcaligenes acidovorans, Bacillus brevis et Bacillus firmus, and the cells of which have been killedMethylococcus capsulatus (Bath) NCIMB strain 11132 Alcaligenes acidovorans NCIMB strain 12387 Bacillus brevis NCIMB strain 13288 Bacillus firmus NCIMB strain 13280Natural gas: (approx. 91% methane, 5% ethane, 2% propane, 0.5% isobutane, 0.5% n-butane, 1% other components), ammonia, mineral saltsCrude protein: min. 65%
  • Pigs for fattening from 25 to 60 kg

  • Calves from 80 kg on

  • Salmon

Declarations to be made on the label or the packaging of the product:

  • the name: “Protein product of fermentation from natural gas obtained by culture of Methylococcus capsulatus (Bath), Alcaligenes acidovorans, Bacillus brevis and Bacillus firmus,

  • — crude protein

  • — crude ash

  • — crude fat

  • — moisture content

  • — instructions for use

  • — maximum incorporation rate in the feed:

    • — 8% pigs for fattening

    • — 8% calves

    • — 19% salmon (freshwater)

    • — 33% salmon (seawater)

    • — declaration of the words: “avoid inhalation”

Declarations to be made on the label or packaging of the compound feeding stuffs:

  • The name: “Protein product obtained by bacterial fermentation of natural gas”

  • amount of the product contained in the feeding stuffs

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