Ministry seeks ban on use of harmful antibiotics in aquaculture

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
27 November 2006, at 12:00am

VIETNAM - Fisheries Minister Ta Quang Ngoc is asking the Vietnamese Prime Ministers permission to ban the import and circulation of antibiotics and chemicals containing internationally prohibited antibiotics.

In a document sent Nov. 24, the Ministry of Fisheries suggested the Prime Minister guide relevant ministries and sectors like the ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development, Industry, and Public Health, and the customs service to strictly ban and control the imports of such antibiotics and chemicals.

The antibiotics are currently prohibited from using in aquaculture under the regulations by Japan and many other foreign markets.

Source: ThanhNienNews