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Russia considering nitrofurans ban in poultry feed

  • 13 Mar 11:43

Russia considering nitrofurans ban in poultry feed Nearly 50% of chicken meat on Russia’s grocery shelves is contaminated with nitrofurans; a study of Russia’s Quality Agency (Roskachestvo) has shown. In order to protect the health of consumers, this use of this group of antibiotics should be fully banned in poultry feed, the agency now claims. Roskachestvo has already submitted this proposal to Russia’s veterinary regulator Rosselhoznadzor. Nitrofurans in various poultry samples In total Roskachestvo has studied 21 samples of chicken of various producers in early 2017, saying that nitrofurans have been detected including in the poultry meat of the country’s leading manufacturers.. Read more...