VevoVitallÂ® registered for use in piglet feeds in the EU
VevoVitall (the ultra-pure grade
of benzoic acid) is officially authorised within the EU for use in piglet feeds
in the category 'Other Zootechnical'.
DSM is the first company to get a registration for a feed additive
following the new centralised procedure 1831/2003
can be used at a
dosage of 5 kg/tonne of feed to improve the growth and the welfare of
This new registration is the
second approval for VevoVitall in the EU. Its use in growing and
fattening pigs decreases the emission of ammonia in the environment. Studies
also demonstrate that the addition of VevoVitall to pig feed leads to a benefit
of €1-2 per pig.
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