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The Feeding Stuffs (Wales) Regulations 2006

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Regulation 16 and Schedule 3 Part I, paragraph 29

SCHEDULE 6CONTROL OF CERTAIN PROTEIN SOURCES

Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4Column 5(1)Column 6Column 7(1)
Name of product groupPermitted productsDesignation of nutritive principle or identity of micro-organismsCulture substrate (specifications, if any)Composition characteristics of productAnimal speciesName of product and specified particulars
(1)

In this Schedule the contents laid down or to be declared in accordance with Columns 5 and 7 refer to the product as such.

1.  Proteins obtained from the following groups of micro-organisms

1.1.  Bacteria

1.1.1.  Bacteria cultivated on methanol

1.1.1.1.  Protein product of fermentation obtained by culture of Methylophilus methylotrophus on methanol

Methylophilus methylotrophus NCIB strain 10.515Methanolprotein: min 68% — Reflectance index: at least 50Pigs, calves, poultry and fish

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

  • name of the product

  • protein;

  • ash

  • fat;

  • moisture content;

  • instructions for use;

  • “avoid inhalation”;

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

  • amount of the product contained in the feeding stuff

1.1.2.  Bacteria cultivated on natural gas

1.1.2.1.

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 killed

Methyloccus capsulatus (Bath)

NCIMB strain 11132

Alcaligenes acidovorans

NCIMB strain 12387

Bacillus brevis

NCIMB strain 13288

Bacillus firmus

NCIMB strain 13280

Natural gas:

  • (approx.91% methane

  • 5% ethane,

  • 2% propane,

  • 0.5% isobutane,

  • 0.5% n-butane,

  • 1% other components),

  • ammonia,

  • mineral salts

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”

  • protein

  • ash

  • fat

  • moisture content

  • instructions for use

maximum incorporation rate in the feed:

  • 8% pigs for fattening

  • 8% calves

  • 19% salmon (freshwater)

  • 33% salmon (seawater)

  • “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 feedingstuf

  • approval number

1.2.  Yeasts

1.2.1.  Yeasts cultivated on substrates of animal or vegetable origin

— Yeasts obtained from the micro-organisms and substrates listed in column 3 and 4, the cells of which have been killed
  • } Saccharomyces cerevisiae

  • } Saccharomyces carlsbergiensis

  • } Kluyveromyces lactis

  • } Kluyveromyces } fragilis

Molasses, distillery residues, cereals and products containing starch, fruit juice, whey, lactic acid, hydrolized vegetable fibresIn relation to Candida guilliermondii only, a minimum dry matter content of 16% appliesAll animal species, except in the case of Candida guilliermondii which is only authorised for pigs for fattening

1.2.2.  Yeasts cultivated on substrates other than those given in 1.2.1.

1.3.  Algae

1.4.  Lower fungi

1.4.1.  Products from production of antibiotics by fermentation

1.4.1.1.  Mycelium, wet by-product from the production of penicillin, ensiled by means of lactobacillus brevis, plantarum, sake, collenoid and streptococcus lactis to inactivate the penicillin, and heat treated

Nitrogenous compound Penicillium chrysogenum ATCC 48271Different sources of carbohydrates and their hydrolysatesNitrogen expressed protein:min 7%Ruminants pigs

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

  • the name “Mycelium silage from the production of penicillin”;

  • nitrogen expressed as protein;

  • ash;

  • moisture;

  • animal species or category;

  • approval number;

Declaration to be made on the label or packaging of the compound feeding stuff:

  • in the name “Mycellium silage from the production of penicillin”

2.  Non-protein nitrogenous compounds

2.1.  Ammonium salts

2.1.1.  Ammonium lactate, produced by fermentation with Lactobacillus bulgaricus

CH3CHOHCOONH4WheyNitrogen expressed as protein:min 44%Ruminants from the beginning of rumination

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

  • the name “Ammonium lactate from fermentation”;

  • ash;

  • moisture;

  • animal species or category;

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

  • the name “Ammonium lactate from fermentation”;

  • amount of product contained in the feeding stuff;

  • percentage of the total protein provided by non-protein nitrogen;

  • indication, in the instructions for use, of the level of total non-protein nitrogen which should not be exceeded in the daily ration of each animal species or category

2.1.2.  Ammonium acetate in aqueous solution

CH3COONH4Ammonium acetate: min 55%Ruminants from the start of rumination

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

  • the words “Ammonium acetate”;

  • nitrogen content;

  • moisture content;

  • animal species or category;

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

  • the words “Ammonium acetate”;

  • the amount of the product contained in the feeding stuffs;

  • percentage of the total protein provided by non- protein nitrogen;

  • indication in the instructions for use of the level of total non-protein nitrogen which should not be exceeded in the daily ration for each animal species or category

2.1.3.  Ammonium sulphate in aqueous solution

(NH4)SO4Ammonium sulphate: min 35%Ruminants from the start of rumination

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

  • the words “Ammonium sulphate”;

  • nitrogen and moisture contents;

  • animal species;

  • in the case of young ruminants, the incorporation rate in the daily ration may not exceed 0.5%;

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

  • the words “Ammonium sulphate”;

  • the amount of the product contained in the feeding stuff;

  • percentage of the total protein provided by non- protein nitrogen;

  • indication in the instructions for use of the level of total non-protein nitrogen which should not be exceeded in the daily ration of each animal species;

  • in the case of young ruminants, the incorporation rate in the daily ration may not exceed 0.5%

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