Melamine detected in milk and eggs, the fish feed containing melamine has been discovered.
Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety announced on the 11th night, in Hong Kong Cheung Sha Wan fish culture as a fish feed samples were found to contain melamine at levels of 6.6 parts per million. According to the farmers that feed, the feed company Fuzhou Hippocampus hippocampus card feed.
At present, the fish feed contained melamine would harm the human body is not clear how many. Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety from four fish farms in eight samples collected are qualified.
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Information, Fuzhou, Fujian Province, the hippocampus feed company ranked top industrial enterprise scale industry, fish feed market in Fujian market share of 90%, to develop a market share of feed, about 50%.
Is such a big company, in the quality and safety issues foregone “criminal record.” According to Zhejiang Ocean and Fishery Bureau of Wenling City in September last year, issued a bulletin showing that the “recent Provincial Oceanic and Fishery Bureau of the province used during the aquaculture production of fish feed quality and safety inspection found that the hippocampus brand sampling, constant Xing signs, and so two brands exist three kinds of feed quality and safety issues seriously, and have been briefed. ”
Hippocampal feed’s Office yesterday on the “Daily Economic News” said the company never sold to Hong Kong, in addition, the detection of melamine in samples of Hong Kong was also the company’s old packaging packaging.
Last weekend had already received the message the Hong Kong side of Fujian Province Department of Agriculture veterinary feed Lanping Leung said the Commissioner had recently communicated with the hippocampus to animal feed, packaging samples detected in Hong Kong, the company has not used more than a year , “in accordance with batch instructions, nor are the products of this year, and the product shelf life of three months.” As for why the hippocampus of feed flow in Hong Kong, Lanping-liang, may be the purchase of Hong Kong businessmen to the mainland, but also does not exclude the possibility fake.
Aquaculture will become the industry say the hardest hit by melamine
Was diagnosed in Hong Kong for the feed containing melamine, the hippocampus feed insiders yesterday told reporters, adding melamine in animal feed has been an industry rule, “but some companies just do not be checked out.” The source even said that may be accompanied due to malicious competition.
Industry pointed out that adding melamine in animal feed as early as five or six years ago, popular in aquaculture later, after the “promotion” to the livestock and poultry industries, while adding melamine in animal feed, chemical residues from the basic , protein, etc. could all have been fine, “culprit.” For aquatic animal feed and the other to add melamine, the industry say, “The impact will be much more than milk powder.”
A well-known scholars, held at the end of last year’s Annual Conference, the once published “the domestic feed and other animal feed there to add melamine, including milk powder,” the speech, he even pointed out that the most likely to be Aquatic feed melamine Add the largest illegal market. According to the analysis of fish feed requires the highest protein content, protein source it from the cost of the most expensive fish meal, protein concentrate in a certain presence of melamine.
Yesterday, when that has been found in aquatic feed melamine, the above scholars, told reporters that “no interviews to the media”, “No comment.”
Ministry of Agriculture office in July this year, “issued on the first half of 2008, the results of feed quality and safety monitoring of communications” in the clear, on the 30 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) 2375 forage production and business enterprises and farms (households) of the 3466 batch of feed, product sampling, in which 288 batches of protein in the detection of melamine in 17 batches of feed, the detection rate of 5.90%.
Industry reaction of melamine as “slip through the net”
Reporters interviewed yesterday for the per capita number of feed companies, said the melamine levels in feed are not enforceable standards, there is no business dared call himself “absolutely no problem”, a corporate officer that “we can only guarantee that links raw materialsnot mixed with melamine. ”
At present, the Ministry of Agriculture is urgent to formulate standards for melamine in feed.
Insiders pointed out that lead to the possibility of melamine in feed There are two: First, man-made pollution, in the production process, man-made products in the feed to add “protein powder”; second planting pesticide pollution, natural processing factors such as temperature, chemical reactions, or accidental contamination.
It was learned that Shanghai is currently a full inspection of animal feed, livestock, poultry, fish and even feed raw materials into the scope of the inspection. Shanghai veterinary inspection department said that at present, Shanghai has launched a large-scale farms in all of the feed survey. All inspections will be conducted in accordance with national testing standards.
In addition, Tianjin Fisheries has commissioned the relevant departments of the city within the sampling of aquatic feed for melamine.