Brazil bans 3 growth promoters for pig production

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) has prohibited 3 growth promoters, being; tylosin, tiamulin and lincomycin, for use in swine production. Normative Instruction nº 1 of 2020 banned the usage of these performance enhancing additives definitively. Brazil’s pig industry is already prepared Charli Ludtke, technical director of the Brazilian Pig Production Association (ABCS), stated that she would not expect a huge effect from this measure. She said, “Brazil’s pig sector has already been ready for that rule, so we do not see a huge impact. Our industry has…

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