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Marigold extract is allowed to be used in feed

Jul 22, 2021

On March 9, 2021, the European Union issued Regulation (EU) 2021/420, approving Lutein-rich and lutein/zeaxanthin extracts from Tagetes erecta from marigolds as feed additives, Used for fattening and laying of poultry (except turkeys), fattening and laying of small poultry, The extracts rich in lutein are used for chicken fattening and small poultry fattening, hen laying and small poultry laying. The maximum content of total carotenoids in the complete feed with a moisture content of 12% is 80mg/kg; Lutein/zeaxanthin extract is used for chicken fattening and small poultry fattening, the maximum content of total carotenoids in the complete feed with a moisture content of 12% when laying eggs is 80mg/kg, used for small poultry laying When it is 50mg/kg.

In my country, lutein derived from marigold is also allowed to be used as a feed additive.

Marigold extract


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