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Safety evaluation of ractopamine


  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

  • Panel members: Georges Bories, Paul Brantom, Joaquim Brufau de Barberà, Andrew Chesson, Pier Sandro Cocconcelli, Bogdan Debski, Noël Dierick, Jürgen Gropp, Ingrid Halle, Christer Hogstrand, Joop de Knecht, Lubomir Leng, Anne-Katrine Lundebye Haldorsen, Sven Lindgren, Alberto Mantovani, Miklós Mézes, Carlo Nebbia, Walter Rambeck, Guido Rychen, Atte von Wright and Pieter Wester
  • Acknowledgement: The European Food Safety Authority wishes to thank the members of the Working Group on Ractopamine as well as Thierry Astruc, Reinhard Kroker, Anne Isabel Roth, Werner Terhalle for the preparation of this opinion and Wolfgang Radeck (BVL, Berlin) for his contribution on the analytical methods.
  • Adoption date: 2 April 2009
  • Published date: 7 April 2009
  • Question number: EFSA-Q-2008-433