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Monday, December 16, 2013
Merck Animal Health making "considerable progress" on beta agonist Zilmax audit
Zilmax is a feed supplement in the class of beta agonist approved by the US FDA and other regulatory authorities. The growth-promoting drug is fed to cattle in the final weeks before slaughter to speed up weight gain and make meat leaner. T ...
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
US issues certification for beta agonist-free meat
November 13, 2013 US issues certification for beta agonist-free meat   A new certification is available to US beef or pork suppliers that want to market their products as never fed beta agonists and free of beta-agonist residues, according ...
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
US specialist debunks link between beta agonist and cattle movement
October 30, 2013 US specialist debunks link between beta agonist and cattle movement   There is no direct link between the use of beta agonist, Zilmax, and its effects on cattle mobility, according to Chris Reinhardt, an extension feedlot s ...
Monday, July 16, 2012
Brazil's use of beta agonist in cattle may concern EU
July 16, 2012 Brazil's use of beta agonist in cattle may concern EU Brazil's beef industry is facing possible difficulties in proving the reliability of its cattle traceability system for the European market, after a recent approval of a be ...
Friday, December 9, 2011
Use of toxic Beta agonist alarms Vietnam's swine industry
December 9, 2011 Use of toxic Beta agonist alarms Vietnam's swine industry    A toxic substance for human health called Beta agonist is being used by a lot of Vietnamese pig raisers to feed their animal daily, the Vietnamese newspaper repor ...
Monday, January 11, 2010
Use of beta agonist bans five pig farms in Malaysia
January 11, 2010 Use of beta agonist bans five pig farms in Malaysia Only five pig farms were found to have used beta agonist on their livestock, based on samples sent to laboratory for testing recently. According to the Federation of Lives ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Beta agonist found in permitted growth hormone in Malaysia
January 14, 2009 Beta agonist found in permitted growth hormone in Malaysia The banned beta-agonist substance in Malaysia found in pigs has found its way through a permitted growth hormone, ractopamine. Malaysian Health Minister Datuk Liow ...
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
Malaysia extends beta agonist monitoring to abattoirs
January 6, 2009 Malaysia extends beta agonist monitoring to abattoirs  The Malaysian Veterinary Services Department (VSD) has extended its monitoring on the use of the illegal growth enhancer Beta Agonist from pig farms to abattoirs. It wil ...

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