Ukraine not using fipronil within poultry farming
16.08.2017 15:10 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
Fipronil is not used within Ukraine as a medicine for the destruction of external parasites within poultry farming, Ukrinform says referring to the Ukrainian State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection report.
«Fipronil is not used in Ukraine as a medicine for the destruction of external parasites in the poultry industry. The State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection has received no complaints regarding the illegal use of fipronil by Ukrainian poultry farms,» the report reads.
As to the Service, veterinary medicines containing fipronil are used in Ukraine only for the treatment of cats and dogs.
As to the report, within 2017, Ukraine did not export eggs from the European Union.
As to the earlier report, fifteen EU countries, as well as Hong Kong and Switzerland, said earlier that they had received eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil.
It is to be admitted, the insecticide can damage people’s kidneys, liver and thyroid glands. The substance used to kill lice and ticks on animals is banned by the EU for use within the food industry.