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Animal medicine seizure notice - Parcel addressed to Ballymena, County Antrim

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20 Jul 2021 BEVA

Details of seizure notice served following a parcel addressed to a premises in Ballymena, County Antrim stopped at a Belfast Depot.

The following veterinary medicines were identified by a courier company based at a Belfast Depot. The products were then detained and subsequently seized by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).

This parcel was addressed to residential premises in Ballymena, County Antrim and was shipped from Singapore.

The parcel contained:

20 x AbPrazole 140g sachets by Abler

This product states it contains omeprazole granules for the treatment and prevention of equine gastric ulcers. This product is not an authorised veterinary medicine in the UK.

The medicines were seized under Regulation 25 (Importation of unauthorised veterinary medicinal products) of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013.