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Consultation on maximum levels for some contaminants in feed

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Summary

The EU has informed the World Trade Organization Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (WTO SPS) Committee that it proposes to establish maximum levels for arsenic, cadmium, lead, nickel, rye ergot, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, endosulfan, heptachlor, hexachlorbenzene, hexachlorohexane, dioxins and PCBs, Datura sp., certain coccidiostats and histomonostats, and p-phenetidine in animal feed (G/SPS/N/EU/703). There are opportunities to provide feedback on this proposal via the WTO or directly to the European Commission.