Russia banning roo meat over antibiotics

24 07 2008

The Australian: “Russia bans Aussie ‘antibiotic’ meat

Russia has imposed temporary bans on meat coming from processing plants in eight countries, including Australia, following a crackdown by its inspectors.

Three kangaroo and one beef plant are affected …

Russian federal service for veterinary surveillance, Rosselkhoznadzor, said temporary bans were imposed after it found antibiotics in meat products.

How exactly are kangaroos getting full of antibiotics? These are not factory farmed animals but generally harvested (as well as you can harvest with a rifle) wild populations.




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