23 August 2012
Dangers of Residue from Tranquilising Drugs
Game ranchers have a responsibility to ensure that game meat taken, whether hunted carcasses or animals harvested for their meat, from their farms is free of possibly harmful residues and safe for the consumer.
All stock remedies and veterinary medicines need to be approved by either the Department of Agriculture or the Department of Health before they may be imported, manufactured or sold in South Africa. When these products are intended for use on food-producing animals, the scientific dossier submitted for approval must also contain detailed data on: