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Livestock Medicines Advisory Committee

Contact Information
Alternate Name LMAC
Office Phone 519-826-4110
Fax 519-826-3254
Description (Site) Province of Ontario Stone Road Complex
Site Location Guelph-University of Guelph Area
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
1 Stone Rd W, 3rd Fl NE
Guelph, ON N1G 4Y2
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Intersection Gordon St and Stone Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Advisory committee operating under the mandate of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
Description (Service) Reviews all legislation and regulations pertaining to livestock medicines * inquires into and reports to the minister on any matter referred to it by the minister * advises the Minister on matters relating to the control and regulation of livestock medicines * evaluates and recommends procedures relating to the sale of livestock medicines and proper maintenance, handling and storage standards * makes recommendations on the designation of drugs or classes of drugs as livestock medicines for sale under a licence / any class of licence  
Ontario livestock owners may purchase a class of drugs known as livestock medicines from regulated retail outlets for use in their animals under the Livestock Medicines Act (LMA). These medicines do not require a veterinary prescription.
Hours Hours not specified * committee meets annually
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Committee members are appointed by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. The Minister appoints a chair and vice-chair from among the members.
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Print Material For information, see Ontario's Livestock Medicines Act
Service Categories Medication Information/Management ~ Agricultural/Forestry and Related Occupations ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Agricultural Issues