Jay Levine, is a professor of epidemiology and public health at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Levine obtained his bachelors degree from Michigan State University, and his professional degree in veterinary medicine from the University of Tennessee. After working as a veterinary clinician for two years he received a Read More
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Hot Topic Article: Standard Harmonization as Chasing Zero (Tolerance Limits): The Impact of Veterinary Drug Residue Standards on Crustacean Imports in the EU, Japan, and North America.
June 3, 2012
This paper, by a multi-national trio of scientists, investigates the effectiveness of chloramphenicol residue prevention efforts in imported crustaceans intended for human consumption. It focuses on the impact these "zero tolerance" restrictions have on the exporter (primarily countries in Asia). It appears that more developed countries, and more sophisticated companies, are able to better Read More