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Animal Feedingstuffs

Volume 167: debated on Wednesday 14 February 1990

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will outline the controls which exist to regulate the use of therapeutic medicants in animal feedingstuffs.

Therapeutic medicines may be used in animal feedingstuffs only if they are licensed for incorporation under the Medicines Act 1968. Where appropriate, a veterinarian's written direction is required before incorporation of a medicine or sale of a medicated feedingstuff.