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Veterinary treatment, general requirements - EU Regulation 2005

Schmid, Otto and Ziegler, Katia (2006) Veterinary treatment, general requirements - EU Regulation 2005. [EEC No 2092/91]

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The use of veterinary medicinal products in organic farming should comply with the following principles: (a) Phytotherapeutic (e.g. plant extracts (excluding antibiotics), essences, etc.), homeopathic products (e.g. plant, animal or mineral substances) and trace elements and products listed in Part C, section 3 of Annex II, shall be used in preference to chemically-synthesised allopathic veterinary medicinal products or antibiotics, provided that their therapeutic effect is effective for the species of animal, and the condition for which the treatment is intended;(Annex I B, 5.4.)

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > B.Livestock and livestock products - Annex I B > Disease prevention and veterinary treatment/health care - Annex I B5

Item type:EEC No 2092/91
ID Code:926
Deposited On:27 Apr 2006
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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