N&H TOP LINE: FDA approves chromium propionate for broilers

Chromium propionate is first new trace mineral approved for broiler chickens in more than 40 years.

Based on extensive research conducted by Kemin Industries, the Food & Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine gave its approval June 3 for the use of chromium propionate as a source of chromium in broiler diets.

Chromium propionate is the first trace mineral approved for broiler diets in more than 40 years. Kemin is the only company with FDA approval to sell a supplemental source of chromium to the U.S. broiler industry and markets the feed additive as KemTRACE Chr

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