On 28 August 2020 at Chelmsford Magistrates Court Ms Susan Bello-Pearson was prosecuted and found guilty of 12 offences under the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013.
Ms Bello-Pearson’s company Dezinerpugz Ltd (previously Dezinerbullz Ltd) was also prosecuted and found guilty of the same 12 offences.
One charge was for the ‘Supply of an unauthorised veterinary medicinal product’ Synulox
The remaining 11 charges were all for the ‘possession of an unauthorised veterinary medicinal product’. The products being:
- 5 boxes of Novibac
- 9 boxes of Surolan
- An open vial of Busol
- 5 blister packs of Erythromycin, each containing twenty tablets
- 4 bags labelled Doxanin
- 6 x 10ml vials of Busol
- 4 sachets of Doxacin
- 1 box of Dexafort
- 1 box of Enroxil
- 1 box containing a bottle and syringe labelled Laventa
- 2 boxes of Sedalin
The Joint Penalty on conviction was as follows;
- Susan Bello-Pearson/Dezinerpugz (Jointly) fined £5,000 plus £170 victim surcharge and £105 cost
This totalled to the financial penalty of £5,275. In addition all seized medicines were to be forfeited and destroyed.
Details regarding the seizure of the products in this case can be found under Notices published in October 2020.
Published 28 October 2020