Animal Health

Health for Animals has warned livestock drugs could be limited to a 'small and elite group'

Failure to boost meat drugs poses public health risk

By Oscar Rousseau

An inability to develop new medicine for food-giving animals or remove “unnecessary” red tape could cause problems for animal and human health, an influential veterinary body has warned.

The law puts greater emphasis on animal welfare when slaughter for disease control is necessary

Draft animal disease law toughens biosecurity

By Oscar Rousseau

The EU’s agriculture committee has backed a June resolution from MEPs to increase measures to prevent and eliminate the outbreak of animal diseases like bird flu and African swine fever. 

UNFAO's Graziano da Silva tweeted this image of him with Monique Éloit last week

OIE chief updates animal health strategy

By Oscar Rousseau

Monique Éloit, director general of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), has unveiled a series of strategic objectives she has set the body to adapt and modernise its governance.

Gwyn Jones (centre): the challenge is

Be ‘pragmatic’ on antibiotics, Gwyn Jones tells EU

By Oscar Rousseau

Gwyn Jones,the newly-elected chairman of animal health for Copa and Cogeca, has used his new position to call on EU politicians to be sensible and realistic in their review on antibiotic legislation.

IFAH has appealed to those engaged in animal health to use antibiotics responsibly

Conference calls for responsible use of livestock antibiotics

By Oli Haenlein

The 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Amsterdam recently drew to a close, and the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) has appealed to those engaged in animal health to use antibiotics responsibly.

FAO says sustained support for monitoring systems is vital

Animal disease monitoring is critical for human health, says FAO

By Georgi Gyton

Health and agriculture ministers were told that monitoring animal disease plays a critical role in preventing human disease threats, by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), at a meeting in Indonesia yesterday (20 August).

EU meat exporters likely to face barriers

EU meat exporters likely to face barriers

By Carina Perkins

Europe faces significant challenges when exporting animal-derived products, despite having some of the world’s highest standards in animal health, a representative of the EU Commission has warned.

FAO campaigns against fraudulent farm drugs

FAO campaigns against fraudulent farm drugs

By Melodie Michel

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is campaigning for a pharmaceutical standard on Animal African Trypanosomosis drugs to be implemented in regions affected by the fatal livestock disease.


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