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The EU Approves Turmeric Extract & Turmeric Essential Oil As Feed Additives

Author : Naturalin Marketing Dept.  Date : Click : times

According to the official gazette of the European Union, on March 30, 2021, the European Commission issued Regulation (EU) No. 2021/551, in accordance with European Parliament and Council Regulations (EC) No 1831/2003, approved turmeric extract, turmeric oil and turmeric oleoresin as feed additives for all animals, and approved turmeric tincture as feed additives for horses and dogs.

According to the conditions specified in the appendix, the category of this additive authorized as an animal additive is 'sensory additives' and the functional group is 'flavoring compounds'. The authorization end date is April 20, 2031. This regulation shall take effect on the twentieth day from the date of promulgation.

Turmeric ExtractFeed Grade Turmeric Extract 

Turmeric grows wild in the forests of South and Southeast Asia. It is one of the key ingredients in many Asian dishes. Turmeric extract is derived from the rhizome and roots of the Curcuma longa plant. The most important chemical components of turmeric extract is a group of compounds called curcuminoids. Curcumin is a brownish-yellow flowing powder that is refined from selected turmeric imported from India and Myanmar through advanced extraction technology.

In Chicken Feed
In broilers: Promote growth, improve immunity, improve broiler color, and muscle quality. (It has the same effect when used in duck and goose breeding.)
In laying hens: Related agricultural ecological research reports that adding curcumin 1-1.5kg/T to layer feed can increase egg production rate, reduce cholesterol content, and improve economic benefits.

In Pig Feed
In pig feed, curcumin can achieve health care, fattening, disease prevention, stimulating feeding, improving the appearance of pig fur, and preventing piglet white scour, diarrhea, flu and gastric accumulation.
Adding curcumin and its compounds to the feed to feed soil pigs and piglets, the feed intake is increased by more than 10%, and the skin is red and bright, which effectively reduces the mortality of piglets.

In Aquatic Feed
Curcumin can improve the activity of protease amylase in the intestines and promote the absorption of nutrients; it has a significant promotion effect on growth and can improve feed utilization; it can prevent intestinal inflammation, white mouth disease, melon worm disease, and red skin Curcumin can significantly improve the aquatic animal body color and organ quality.

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