In Russia may ban antibiotics in chicken


In Russia may introduce a ban on the use of the group cheapest antibiotics to meat animals and poultry — nitrofurans.

Such a restriction is already in force in the European Union. The idea of banning the Rosselkhoznadzor suggested that ANO "Roskoshestvo" after researching the meat chickens. According to the organization, nitrofurans provides almost half of Russian chicken, supplied by the leading manufacturers.

In the letter signed by the Deputy head "Roccasecca" Elena Cartaway to the Rosselkhoznadzor said that now the Customs Union's technical regulations "On safety of food products" is not standardized, the content in poultry meat several groups of antibiotics including nitrofurans. As noted by Elena Saradzev, in the countries of the European Union "a complete ban on the use of nitrofurans in veterinary medicine, as well as on the content of any residual quantities of preparations of this group in foods of animal origin."

"We believe that the differences of hygienic requirements of Russian and European laws... impede the realization of the export potential of rapidly developing livestock industry and need to be harmonized", – says the representative of "Rockafella".

The press-Secretary of Rosselkhoznadzor Julia Melano said that the Agency "works closely with "Rascacielos" and to consider the proposal. However, the Rosselkhoznadzor is unlikely to initiate changes to technical regulations: oversees the issue of the CPS.

"We have no right to legislative initiative. Our experts can Express their opinion and submit it to the Ministry of agriculture", — said Yulia in a few words.

The study of chicken meat held "Rockchester", residues of nitrofurans and other antibiotics (quinolones and koktsidiostatikov) were detected in nine samples out of 21. It is not a violation of Russian law, the names of brands and manufacturers in the "Rascacielo" did not specify.

While in chicken from two suppliers ("Pavlovskaya chicken" and "Chamzinka") found antibiotics tetracycline group, which is a violation


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