Europe on high alert as deadly pig disease sweeps through Asia

By |avgust 28th, 2019|african swine fever, animal disease, News, pork|

EU member states should apply strict biosecurity measures to combat African Swine Fever (ASF), a deadly pig disease which started spreading through Asia and Eastern Europe, an EU spokesperson told EURACTIV.com.

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Commission: Third countries should meet EU antibiotics requirements on animal exports

By |julij 5th, 2018|AMR, animal disease, animal protection, Antimicrobial resistance, livestock, livestock diseases, News, vaccination|

Non-EU countries that export animals and animal products to the bloc will have to abide by new rules on veterinary medicines when it comes to the use of antibiotics, according to the European Commission.

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EU farmers: Prevention is better than cure for sustainable livestock

By |maj 30th, 2018|animal breeding techniques, animal disease, animal feed, animal welfare, Antimicrobial resistance, livestock, livestock diseases, News|

Prevention is far better than cure when it comes to animal diseases and creation of sustainable livestock. Vaccination may play a role in reducing the need for antibiotics, but it needs to be accompanied by other "tools", like education and training, f...

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Expert: Animal health innovations will benefit both farming and society

By |maj 28th, 2018|AMR, animal breeding techniques, animal disease, Animal health, animal welfare, News, vaccination, vaccines|

An innovation-driven approach – ranging from vaccination to other health management solutions and appropriate biosecurity measures – will ensure more sustainable future livestock farming and protection of public health, as animal diseases do not recognise borders, Roxane Feller told EURACTIV.com.

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The role of innovation in Europe’s animal health

By |maj 28th, 2018|animal disease, Animal health, Animals, News|

In an effort to minimise animal diseases’ outbreaks, the European Commission adopted in 2007 the “Prevention is better than cure” approach when it comes to animal health strategy. According to the executive, the objective was to focus on preventive measures, disease surveillance, controls and research.  

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Commission wants ‘real progress’ on live animal transport but no law review plans

By |oktober 16th, 2017|animal disease, animal protection, animal rights, animal transport, animal welfare, News, Vytenis Andriukaitis|

EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis wants to see “real progress” in the proper implementation of animal transport rules, a European Commission spokesperson told EURACTIV.com. But the EU executive claims the current legislation is comprehensive and does not plan to review it.

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