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  • Standards, measurements and testing, 1994-1998. Topic 26: Methods for the official control of probiotics (microorganisms) used as feed additives


This document provides more detailed and more technical background information relating to this topic of the sixth call for proposals under the specific programme for standards, measurements and testing (SMT), 1994-1998. The objectives of the project are:

- To develop methods for the enumeration of probiotics in feedingstuffs;
- To develop methods (cultural, biochemical, molecular biology, fatty acid and protein profiling) for the identification of probiotics in feedingstuffs;
- To validate these methods by means of collaborative studies within the European Union.

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Record Number: 510 / Last updated on: 1997-07-16
Category: SUPP