Probiotic GalliPro approved by EU
Chr. Hansen's probiotic growth promoter, GalliProÂ®, is approved and ready
for use for commercial broiler producers all over Europe.
is a probiotic growth promoter with a proven
beneficial effect on the intestinal flora in broilers and is a safe and
efficient alternative to antibiotic growth promoters.
The EU approval will open doors into the European broiler market and its
production of more than 5 billion broilers annually.
â€œWe are extremely content that EU and the European Food Safety Authority
(EFSA) have approved GalliPro as a natural feed additive for the important
European markets,â€ says Trine Hastrup, director of business development at Chr.
Next generation probiotics
GalliPro already obtained all necessary approvals for the American
markets, and on the most important markets in South America.
â€œWe clearly see this as the next generation probiotics and as an effective
tool for commercial producers.
â€œOur trials show that the probiotic can improve production parameters as it
leads to better feed utilisation, faster growth and a lower mortality rate,â€
GalliPro (a Bacillus subtilis strain) is a heat-tolerant, in-feed probiotic
that has a beneficial effect on the microbial balance in the gastrointestinal
tract of broilers.
Some of its features are:
Spore formers to allow
Survives pelletisation temperatures up to 95ÂºC.
Strains are selected from more than 50 micro-organisms based on EU safety
and efficacy requirements.
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