Raised Without Use of Growth Hormones
The use of growth hormones is strictly prohibited and regulated under national and EU legislation at farm and factory level. During the Quality Assurance Audit of the farm, the auditor inspects the site and the animal remedy store to ensure that none of the products on site fall within this category.
The farmer is legally obliged to maintain full and complete Animal Remedy Purchase and Usage Records. All animal remedies must be purchased from an approved source and all animal remedies used must be authorised by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) and carry an official VPA (Veterinary Product Authorisation). number. All of the above is verified during the audit.