Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration:

Substances Prohibited From Use in Animal Food or Feed--Animal Proteins Prohibited in Ruminant Feed

OGC-97-51: Published: Jun 24, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1997.


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Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) new rule on animal feed additives. GAO noted that: (1) the rule would prevent the establishment and amplification of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in the United States through feed and, thereby, minimize the risk of transmission to animals and humans; (2) this rule amends FDA regulations to provide that animal protein derived from mammalian tissues for use in ruminant feed is a food additive subject to certain provisions in the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; and (3) FDA complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.

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