Zinc Oxide

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EMA to reconsider basis for zinc oxide ban

By Jane Byrne

The UK government, among others, has been pressing the European Medicine Agency (EMA) veterinary to review its decision of late last year to remove approval for the use of zinc oxide (ZnO) in pig feed.

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UK pig trade group furious over decision

EMA committee makes 'U-turn' decision on zinc oxide

By Jane Byrne

A committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended the refusal of the granting of future marketing authorisations and the withdrawal of existing ones for veterinary medicinal products containing zinc oxide (ZnO).