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HC Bars Unauthorised Sale, Administration of Antibiotics to Cattle

16 July 2019

BANGLADESH - The High Court has banned the sale antibiotics for cattle and its administration without a prescription from a veterinarian.

The bench of Justice Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice KM Hafizul Alam passed the order after a hearing on Tuesday.

Bangladesh Food Safety Authority submitted a report to the court which outlined the discovery of traces of lead in 11 of the 14 pasteurised milk brands approved by Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institute.

The authority also found the presence of cadmium in raw milk being sold in the market, according to the report.

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Source: Bdnews24.com

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