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Abstract

The illegal use of glucocorticoids (GCs) as growth-promoters (GPs) is prohibited in farm animals in the European Union because the strong pharmacological activity of most synthetic GCs produces residues that are dangerous for human consumption. Among the alternative methods proposed to increase the ...

Author(s)
Zanardello, C.; Pezzolato, M.; Capello, K.; Botta, M.; Baioni, E.; Mutinelli, F.; Vascellari, M.; Bozzetta, E.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Food Additives and Contaminants A, 2018, 35, 11, pp 2120-2127
Abstract

Glucocorticoids, used in a wide range of pathologies thank to their therapeutical properties, are also illegally used as growth-promoters in animal breeding even if the European Union regulates their use to protect consumers' health from the adverse effects of residues in food. The first aim of the ...

Author(s)
Richelmi, G. B.; Maurella, C.; Pezzolato, M.; Botta, M.; Varello, K.; Pitardi, D.; Baioni, E.; Bellino, C.; D'Angelo, A.; Caramelli, M.; Bozzetta, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2017, 113, pp 67-72
Abstract

Background: The illegal administration of hormones, steroids, β-agonists and other anabolic agents to productive livestock in the European Union continues, despite the long-term ban on their use and despite the measures provided under the directives to monitor certain substances and residues...

Author(s)
Borrelli, A.; Bellino, C.; Bozzetta, E.; Bruno, B.; Falco, S.; Maurella, C.; Gianella, P.; Pezzolato, M.; Cagnasso, A.; D'Angelo, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2013, 9, 55, pp (26 March 2013)