Monday, December 10, 2012

Vietnam: 16/26 Sample Poultry Illegally Caught Resulted Positive Bird Flu; Contaminated w/Antibiotic Chloramphenicol

In Ho Mong Cai, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan, some ministries leaders have in-depth working sessions on the import of food of unknown origin, especially poultry smuggling and solutions to prevent this situation.

Quang Ninh People's Committee, said the beginning of the year, the force function in the provinces captured, handled 130 cases of movement of poultry, poultry products smuggled; forfeiture and destruction of more than 143 tons of chicken ...?
According to the Department of Food Safety (Ministry of Health), 40% of Chinese chicken imports through Lang Son to be sampled tests have significant antibiotic chloramphenicol residues. These are prohibited from using antibiotics in livestock and aquaculture.
Mr. Vu Van Tam, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said that 16/26 samples of poultry illegally caught Recent results positive for bird flu.
One of the contents of the delegates made the most dissected sanctions. Currently, only criminal for of poultry worth over 100 million of a subject. However, can not find all of the above. Secretary of the Provincial Committee of Quang Ninh Pham Minh Chinh said can completely protect against shipping status, illegal bird trade. "Quang Ninh is determined to 80% of smuggled chickens, why not for separate mechanisms to Quang Ninh do" Main said.
Speaking at the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan said some of the Quang Ninh, ministries need to do in the future, which emphasizes close coordination, as well as proposing specific mechanisms to Quang Ninh province can put the illegal import of poultry.

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