Global Gen Self-Declaration OIE 2013

Self declaration from the production company PT Bibit Unggul (Global Gen) of freedom from nine OIE-listed or regionally important penaeid shrimp (crustacean) pathogens.

Submitted to the OIE on 3 May 2013 by Dr Syukur Iwantoro, Delegate of Indonesia to the OIE, Director General of Livestock and Animal Health Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Background Information

PT Bibit Unggul (Global Gen) is a Pacific white shrimp (Penaeus [Litopenaeus] vannamei) shrimp-breeding (Fig. 1) and broodstock production company located on the island of Lombok, Nusa Tenggara Barat Province (NTB), Indonesia. The Global Gen Nucleus Breeding Center (NBC) and Broodstock Multiplication Centers (BMCs) (Fig. 2) satisfy the conditions of a ‘compartment’, as described in Chapters 4.1. and 4.2. of the OIE Aquatic Animal Health Code (the ‘Aquatic Code’) 2012. These breeding and broodstock multiplication centres (Fig. 3) consist of newly constructed facilities on two sites, separated by approximately 12 km (Figs 4 and 5). Global Gen established a selective breeding and broodstock multiplication programme in 2007. Basic biosecurity measures, in accordance with the Aquatic Code, were put into place.

Read full article here: Global Gen OIE-Self Declaration 2013

Source: World Organisation for Animal Health, OIE Bulletin No. 2013 – 2

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