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Veterinary medicines
Keeping track of illegal medicines residues in food animals
  1. D. Craig, BSc, MBE
  1. Chairman, Veterinary Residues Committee,c/o Residues Surveillance Unit, Veterinary Medicines Directorate, Woodham Lane, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3LS
  1. E-mail: j.murphy{at}


In the first article in an occasional series for Veterinary Record, Dorothy Craig introduces the work of the Veterinary Residues Committee, the independent scientific advisory committee that advises government on the testing of foods from animals to look for residues of veterinary medicines and banned substances.

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