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Russia: Anxiety over new antibiotic residues law

  • 10 Aug 09:14

The Russian food industry has sent out alarm signals about new requirements on antibiotic residues in meat and milk production.The new requirements will be in force in all member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) as from August 14. The EEU consists of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan. Lab checks for 70 antibiotics in meat TheEurasia Economic Commissionhas adopted a list of 70 antibiotics and other drugs that must be subjected to laboratory control during entry inspections on all meat processing plants in the economic block. Russia’s National Meat Association, the Association for Retail Trade Companies,. Read more...

New guidance on pig antibiotics published by PHWC

  • 13 Nov 14:15

Pig-keepers should review their use of antibiotics at least every quarter, new guidance from the Pig Health and Welfare Council (PHWC) Antimicrobial Sub-group and the Pig Veterinary Society (PVS) has advised. The guidance paper has been published to help pig producers cut their use of antimicrobials. It advises that the review should include a clinical inspection of the herd; analysis of production and mortality data; and a review of abattoir records, as well as both treatment records and laboratory results. Further investigations must be conducted when the clinical inspection has highlighted any problems such as increased mortality. Sub-group chairman. Read more...