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In-feed antibiotics still used in Russian poultry

  • 6 Dec 08:43

Recently Russian watchdog Rospotrebnadzor instituted an administrative proceeding against Canskaya Poultry Farm in Krasnoyarsk Krai, following the identification of metronidazole residues in several egg shipments that the farm supplied to the regional market. It seems the industry still relies on in-feed antibiotics. Due to regulations, the watchdog temporarily suspended operations to avoid further violations, but this case has turned out to be only the tip of the iceberg. In the opinion of analysts, the violations at Canskaya is evidence that antibiotic usage in Russian poultry farming remains a serious problem. Russian veterinary and sanitary authorities. Read more...

EU Rejects National Bans on GM Food, Feed

  • 16 Oct 08:45

Individual countries within the EU should not be allowed to decide to ban GM food and feed products, Environment Committee MEPs decided this week. Members are concerned that the proposal might prove unworkable and lead to the reintroduction of border controls between pro and anti-GMO countries. The proposal will be subject to a vote by the whole European parliament at the end of October. “A clear majority in the committee does not want to jeopardise the internal market. For us, the existing legislation should remain in place, and member states should shoulder their responsibilities and take a decision together at EU level, instead of introducing. Read more...