Technical workshop on residues of veterinary drugs without ADI/MRL

24 - 26 August 2004
Bangkok, Thailand

Rome, 2004


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Joint FAO/WHO Technical Workshop on Residues of Veterinary Drugs without ADI/MRL (2004: Bangkok, Thailand)
Joint FAO/WHO Technical Workshop on Residues of Veterinary Drugs without ADI/MRL, Bangkok, 24-26 August 2004: final report.

1.Veterinary drugs - toxicity 2.Drugs residues - analysis 3.Food contamination - prevention and control. 4.Legislation, drug - standards 5.Maximum allowable concentration I.Title.

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1. Executive Summary

2. Introduction

3. Progress of analytical methods and impact on international trade

4. Analysis and management of risk of low level residues

5. Risk assessments by JECFA

6. Regulatory framework at the national and regional level

7. International regulatory framework provided by Codex and WTO

8. Capacity building

9. Recommendations


Working papers

Risk Assessments for substances without ADI/MRL - an overview (Dieter Arnold)

Measures applied to control forbidden antibiotics in aquaculture products in Viet Nam (Le Duy Binh)

Australia: The Regulatory Framework for the Control of Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food (Paul Brent)

Capacity Building for Veterinary Drug Residue Monitoring Programmes in Developing Countries (Andrew Cannavan)

U.S.F.D.A. Regulatory Approach for Control of Residues of Veterinary Drugs (Richard Ellis)

South America's regulatory framework for the control of residues of veterinary drugs. (Adriana Fernández Suárez)

International Trade of Animal Food Products from South American Countries: Cases of detection of residues of banned veterinary drugs. (Adriana Fernández Suárez)

The European Union's Regulatory Framework on Veterinary Medicinal Products(Gudrun Gallhoff)

Risk Assessment of Chemicals at Low Levels - New Concepts (Kevin J. Greenlees & Barry Hooberman)

Analytical technology, risk analysis and residues of veterinary substances: A precis and a proposal for coherent and logical clinical residue legislation (J.C. Hanekamp & R.J. Wijnands)

Analytical methods for nitrofurans: Lessons to be learned and new developments. (Glenn Kennedy)

Residues of veterinary drugs without ADI/MRL: what Codex and WTO rules apply? (Manfred Lützow)

Validation Requirements for Testing for Residues of Veterinary Drugs (James D. MacNeil)

Case Study - Indian Experience: How the Change of Analytical Methods and the Lowering of Detection Levels Had Impact on the Trade with Animal Derived Food (J. K. Malik)

Japanese Regulatory Framework for the Control of Residues of Veterinary Drugs (Miyagawa Shoji)

Regulatory Issues in Africa's Regulatory Framework (Bruce Mukanda)

Veterinary Drug Residue Monitoring Program: the Philippines (Criselda P. Pagluanan)

Nitrofurans Case Study: Thailand's experience (Sujittra Phongvivat)

Indonesian Regulatory Framework For The Control Of Residues Of Veterinary Drugs (Fadjar Sumping Tjatur Rasa)

Regulatory Framework for Residues of Veterinary Drugs without ADI/MRL in Malaysia (Thalathiah Saidin)

Regulatory framework in Thailand for controlling residues of veterinary drugs: Management recommendation for drugs having no ADI/MRLs (Sakchai Sriboonsue)

Residue control policies and capacity building (Gijs T.J.M. Theunissen)

Chinese regulations of framework for the control of residue of animal drugs (Xin Shengpeng)

Documents received by the Joint Secretariat

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