+27 (0) 87 150 5925 info@v-tech.co.za

MONITORING PROGRAMMES

V-Tech established and implemented ‘The V-Tech Actif Plan’ to monitor the inclusion of compounded antibiotics into the feed and the timely withdrawal of the medication. With ongoing checks to ensure that the correct antibiotic is being used through the livestock cycle and then tissue sampling on slaughter to ensure food safety with regards to acceptable levels of drug residue in the final product, V-Tech supports the integrated ‘One Health’ approach – Animal health, human health and environmental health.

Feed/ Water sampling – Feed or water samples are taken according to the V-Tech Standard Operating Procedure and sent to an accredited laboratory for testing, www.fdalab.co.za.

Residue monitoring – Tissue samples are taken according to the V-Tech SOP to ensure that the organ samples taken from the abattoirs are removed, packed, labelled and dispatched to the laboratory, www.fdalab.co.za.

With the new National Framework in place and with V-Tech’s active involvement in the ‘One Health’ approach, it seems appropriate to align our surveillance programme, The V-Tech Actif Plan, with what is proposed by the WHO. All V-Tech Maximum Residue Limits (MRL) reporting reflects both the regulations governing the MRL published levels GNR.1387 of 1999 as well as the levels of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.

The results of the residue testing are sent back to the consulting veterinarian and the intensive animal production facility. These results ensure that the final product is safe for human consumption.

Residue Monitoring

Feed Samples Results

 V-Tech SOPs

LATEST NEWS

THE V-TECH FOUNDATION

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”, Nelson Mandela.The V-Tech Foundation aims to enhance or improve the educational conditions of V-Tech’s own employees children, thus creating lifelong friendships and fuelling optimism in a...

read more

DOA help farmers stop bird flu

As poultry farms deal with the crippling consequences of the avian influenza outbreak, consumers are warned to prepare themselves for higher prices and dwindling egg stocks. WATCH Bird flu detected in Joburg, but don't panic, say officials WATCH: 2 million birds dead...

read more

Voëlgriep nou ook in Oos-Kaap

Die hoogs aansteeklike H5N8-voëlgriepvirus is by ʼn lêhenhuis van Sovereign Food Investments gevind. Die maatskappy sê die betrokke plaas is deel van sy breër Uitenhage-bedrywighede. Sowat 5 000 hoenders is van kant gemaak, wat sowat 1% van Uitenhage se...

read more

OUR PEOPLE

We employ approximately 50 staff which includes veterinarians, pharmacists, veterinary nurses, veterinary technicians and pharmacy assistants.

CONTACT US

info@v-tech.co.za

Tel: +27 (0) 87 150 5925

Fax: +27 (0) 86 692 4049

Corner Douglas and Old Pretoria Road, Midrand, South Africa