On November 28, 2019, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development issued Circular 21/2019 / TT-BNNPTNT guiding Law on Animal Husbandry on animal feed.
Accordingly, a new list of chemicals, biological products and microorganisms banned from use in animal feeds has been issued from January 14, 2020.
In addition, the Circular guides regulations on labeling of animal feeds as follows:
- The label of animal feed must show the contents in Appendix II issued according to Circular 21.
- For animal feeds being bulk goods, when circulating, there must be accompanying documents specified in Appendix III of Circular 21, except for traditional unprocessed animal feeds, which are sold directly to farmers.
- For animal feeds that are ordered or internally consumed, their packings are not required to be labeled in accordance with Appendix II when circulating, but there must be distinguishing signs and accompanied documents specified in Appendix III.
Circular 21/2019 / TT-BNNPTNT takes effect from January 14, 2020 and replaces the following documents:
- Circular 28/2014 / TT-BNNPTNT dated September 4, 2014;
- Circular 42/2015 / TT-BNNPTNT dated November 16, 2015;
- Circular 01/2017 / TT-BNNPTNT dated January 16, 2017;
- Circular 02/2019 / TT-BNNPTNT dated February 11, 2019.