Vietnam expedites slaughterhouse inspections for banned substances


To discourage the use of banned substances like salbutamol in livestock production, Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Mard) will expedite slaughterhouse inspection nationwide. Last month, authorities in Dong Nai province inspected a farm and detected salbutamol in 130 pigs ab...

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Ha Thu
Regional Correspondent and Assistant Editor, Asian Pork Magazine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Ha Thu’s ‘Income from waste, the next big thing in animal production’ explores how processing livestock waste can be an environmentally sustainable, income-generating solution.