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Thursday, March 10, 2011

European Union delegation to review Bangladesh’s aquaculture

A three member delegation of the European Union (EU) Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) are due to arrive in Bangladesh on the March 24 to review the countries fish farms and processing plants. After the EU’s visit in July 2010 a 20 percent stringent mandatory testing requirements was imposed on Bangladeshi shrimp export. The upcoming visit is will determine whether or not that restriction will be removed.

Exporters and officials view the visit as crucial for the Bangladesh’s shrimp industry. During the ten-day visit, from  March 24 -April 2, the team is expected to scrutinise the present situation in residues control in living animals and animal products and the control of veterinary medicinal products - measures seen as key requirements for export of shrimps to EU. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.

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