South Korea

South Korea likely to lift ban on Zilmax in July

South Korea likely to lift ban on Zilmax in July

By Jane Byrne

South Korea may allow the feed additive zilpaterol in beef from mid-July, which would be pushing back the approval for beef imports containing the growth enhancer and its domestic sale by one month, according to media reports.

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South Korea to allow sales of Zilmax in 2014

By Maggie Hennessy

South Korea plans to end its ban on the animal feed additive zilpaterol early next year, a senior food ministry official said on Oct. 31, opening the door to beef imports containing the growth enhancer and its domestic sale.