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This third OIE annual report on the use of antimicrobial agents intended for use in animals provides a global and regional analysis from 2015 to 2017.
OIE Annual report on antimicrobial agents intended for use in animals
17 February 2020
The action plan will strengthen collaboration and surveillance, will reduce data gaps and allow for the sharing of best practices within the EU.
Antimicrobial Resistance: Commission publishes progress report on Action Plan
17 February 2020
There is a urgent need for EU action against antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
A European One Health Action Plan against Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
12 February 2020
New manual aims at guiding Member States to correctly report information on antimicrobial resistance.
EFSA releases guidelines to help harmonise data on AMR in food
6 February 2020
On Sunday, the EU officially signed the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement. The language it contains on animals is weak compared to the most recent EU FTAs, particularly as Vietnam is a key country for aquaculture and fisheries, and a recognised hotspot for wildlife trafficking.
Eurogroup for Animals calls on the Parliament to raise concerns for animals in Vietnam
1 July 2019
The EU and Mercosur – Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay – are close to concluding their trade agreement after 20 years of negotiations, but from an animal welfare perspective, the text on the table is extremely worrying.
Why the EU-Mercosur agreement is bad news for European animals
26 June 2019
ECDC/EFSA report “rings alarm bells”, says EU Commissioner
Data released today by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reveal that antimicrobials used to treat diseases that can be transmitted between animals and humans, such as campylobacteriosis and salmonellosis, are becoming less effective.
Antimicrobial resistance shows no signs of slowing down
26 February 2019
Tomorrow, Eurogroup for Animals will launch its VoteforAnimals2019 campaign to put animal welfare at the heart of the next European elections.
VoteForAnimals2019 offers opportunity for MEP candidates to (re)connect with citizens and win votes
13 February 2019
The contamination of several thousands of tons of animal feed with a genetically-modified vitamin causing antimicrobial resistance is yet another evidence of the risks factory farming poses to animal and human health.
True cost of poor farm animal welfare: antimicrobial resistance genes in tons of feed
27 November 2018
Today the European Parliament almost unanimously adopted a Resolution urging the European Commission to improve the welfare of broiler chickens as a prerequisite to reduce the sector’s dependency on antibiotics, which is increasingly threatening human health.
European Parliament’s plenary urges Commission to improve broiler chicken welfare and public health
25 October 2018
A new report of AgriBusiness Consulting makes a compelling case for a complete rethinking of the industrial intensive chicken production model that predominates in the EU and that threatens public health, pollutes the environment, and does little to respect animal welfare.
New report demonstrates detrimental impact of intensive broiler chicken farming
16 October 2018
Factory farming is not only very detrimental to the welfare of farmed animals, but it is also a prominent obstacle to the achievement of the UN SDGs. Eurogroup for Animals raised the topic at a workshop co-organised with four other NGOs at the WTO Public Forum.
Animal Welfare takes ground at the World Trade Organisation
8 October 2018