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derivative of furan used to inhibit bacterial growth

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A meeting of the EC's Standing Committee on Food Chain and Animal Health (SCoFCAH) last week issued a draft decision that, if approved, would mean all shellfish shipments from India intended for use in feed or food would be obliged to carry analytical test results confirming the product is free from nitrofuran residues.
The FDA said that during targeted sampling from October 2006 to May 2007, it had repeatedly found farm-raised seafood imported from China to be contaminated with antimicrobial agents, namely nitrofuran, malachite green, gentian violet, and fluoroquinolone that are not approved for this use in the United States.
More than three dozen separate shrimp shipments were refused because of filthy appearance, the presence of nitrofuran (a banned antibiotic), or Salmonella.
Some of the substances included nitrofuran, malachite green and fluoroquinolone, which, according to the FDA, may help build up a resistance to antibiotics when used in food animals.
Traces of nitrofuran, a banned veterinary medicine, were found in batches of fresh chicken sold by Tesco, Waitrose and Morrisons.
Moy Park is liaising with the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs after traces of the banned veterinary medicine nitrofuran were found in organic meat at its factory in Dungannon, Co Tyrone.
Traces of nitrofuran, a banned veterinary medicine, were found in batches of organic fresh chicken sold by supermarket chains Tesco, Waitrose and Morrisons.
Antimicrobial prescribed 56 75 43 72 >1 antimicrobial prescribed 18 24 12 20 Type Beta-lactam 7 9 7 12 Penicillin 5 7 5 8 Cephalosporin 4 5 3 5 Macrolide 1 1 1 1 Co-trimoxazole 23 31 20 33 Quinolone 3 4 2 3 Fluoroquinolone 7 9 0 Chloramphenicol 1 1 1 2 Nitrofuran 14 19 14 23 Sulphonamide 10 13 4 7 Diiodohydroxyquinoline 2 3 1 2 Metronidazole 5 7 5 8 Unknown 2 3 0 Prescribed adequate dose 25 35 25 43 Duration (days) of treatment 1 22 37 18 34 2 13 22 13 25 3 1 2 1 2 Diagnosis provided upon 40 53 38 63 request Instructions given 23 31 19 32 Rural (n=15) Pharmacy-prescribing practices No.
This month, public health minister Hazel Blears announced that all Brazilian turkeys entering Britain would be tested for illegal nitrofuran antibiotics.
The opportunity is open the wider for Indonesia to increase shrimp exports to Europe after a number of other suppliers have been imposed with restriction over the issue of antibiotic and nitrofuran content.
Last month saw the withdrawal from northern supermarkets of prawns, shrimps and crayfish because of cancer-causing nitrofuran - prompting the classic headline 'Natural Prawn Killers'.
Test results showed that 17 of 77 samples tested positive for residues of nitrofuran drugs, which are no longer permitted in the EU.
to discuss the issue related to the problem of use of antibiotics in Indian aquaculture particularly in shrimp farms and hatcheries in the wake of detection of antibiotics such as nitrofuran and chloramphenicol in shrimp exported from India after increased frequency of inspection by EU from 10% to 50% w.
Nitrofurazone belongs to Nitrofuran group of antibacterial, active against gram positive and gram negative organisms.