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REGULATIONS ON THE USE OF ANTIBIOTICS IN AQUACULTURE

The Government of India in the Gazette of India Extraordinary, dated 10th July 2002, vide order No.729 (E) of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has prohibited the use of 20 antibiotics/ other pharmacologically active substances in the culture of or in any hatchery for producing the juveniles or larvae or nauplii of; or in any unit manufacturing feed for; or in any unit pre-processing or processing shrimps, prawns or any other variety of fish and fishery products.

The list of prohibited substances as per EIC/FSSAI is as follows :

http://www.eicindia.gov.in/Knowledge-respository/Legal/Compendium-of-Order-Fish-Fishery-Products.pdf

http://www.old.fssai.gov.in/Portals/o/Pdf/Food%20safety%20and%20standards%20(contaminants,%20toxins%20and%20residues)%20regulation,%202011.pdf

http://www.eicindia.gov.in/knowledge-respository/legal/Compendium-of-Order-Fish-Fishery-Products.pdf

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