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Veterinary medicines residues in food: issues for vets

As a vet you have responsibilities in relation to avoiding residues in food.

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Veterinary Medicines Residues in Food: Issues for Veterinarians

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Information covered includes:

  • how to help your clients avoid unacceptable residues
  • how the Veterinary Medicines Directorate enforces withdrawal periods and what surveillance has found
  • how the VMD sets withdrawal periods for veterinary medicines
  • causes of unacceptable residues
Published 1 July 2013