Vietnam issues ban on import of animal feeds with stimulants

Vietnam will stop imports of animal feeds with stimulants since October 1, 2017, as per the Department of Livestock Production’s document.

Vietnam authority decides to stop importing animal feeds with stimulants starting October 1, 2017(Photo: SGGP)

Accordingly, importers are responsible for supervising to ensure that no more animal feed with stimulants in the local market since January 1, 2018.

Importers must report the volume of animal feed imports and consumption of the kinds with stimulants bought before and how to sell them to the Department.

The ban aims to stop the use of stimulants in husbandry. 

By Dang Lam – translated by Uyen Phuong

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