Padel, Susanne and Lowman, Steve (2005) Veterinary treatment, withdrawral period - UK Compendium 2005. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]
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There must be a withdrawal period from the last administration of an allopathic veterinary medicine to the sale of organic livestock products from the same animal. This must be at least twice the normal, legal minimum withdrawal period, or 48 hours if the latter is unspecified. If the medicine is chemically synthesised, and if it is used in a different way to that specified in the Marketing Authorisation, there is one withdrawal period specified for eggs and milk, and another for meat.
EU Regulation 2092/91 refers only to allopathic veterinary medicines and specifies twice the legal minimum withdrawal period. The UK Compendium additionally specifies minimum withdrawal periods for organic livestock products after the use of chemically synthesised allopathic veterinary medicines other than that specified in the Marketing Authorisation.
The UK Compendium applies a more precautionary approach than EU Regulation, regarding product withdrawal periods after the use of chemically synthesised allopathic veterinary medicines, to avoid consumer health risks from exposure to chemical residues in organic products.
|Item type:||Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91|
|Subjects:||General areas of Organic Agriculture > Organic integrity|
Animal husbandry > Veterinary treatment
Pollution risks/non permitted inputs
|Country/Standard:||Europe > UK > Governmental regulation|
|Principles:||Principle of care|
Principle of health
|Deposited By:||INVALID USER|
|Deposited On:||27 Oct 2005|
|Last Modified:||24 Nov 2008 08:18|
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