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.

Experts agreed strong animal health and human health systems helped global disease prevention

Experts meet to battle livestock diseases

By Chloe Ryan

Experts from more than 90 countries have met in Paris to discuss how to minimise the threat of infectious animal diseases escaping from laboratories.

Heidgerken: “I am looking forward to enhancing awareness of the animal health sector across the globe.

IFAH appoints new president

By Georgi Gyton

The International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) has announced that George Heidgerken is to take over the role of president from Jeff Simmons, for a two-year term.

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.

This new strain could pose a threat to poultry producers livelihoods if left unmonitored

FAO issues warning over new strain of avian ‘flu

By Georgi Gyton

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has said a new strain of avian influenza, H5N6, needs to be closely monitored in order to avoid a major threat to animal health.

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).

The FAO said animal health was of paramount importance to its work

Further global collaboration on animal health announced

By Georgi Gyton

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OiE) have pledged to boost their existing collaboration on animal health, in a bid to ensure the safety of food from animal origin and promote...

Brazil moves to reassure over BSE

Brazil moves to reassure over BSE

By Carina Perkins

Brazilian agriculture officials have offered reassurances over the safety of Brazilian beef, following confirmation of the country’s first case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).

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