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MEPs agree new rules to administer medicines through feed, combat antimicrobial resistance

15 March 2016

Brussels, 15 March 2016 – MEPs today voted on new rules that will enable a more optimal, efficient and responsible administration of medicines in animal feed.

IFAH-Europe welcomes Parliament's firm steps in the right direction for animal health

11 March 2016

Brussels, 10 March 2016 – Coming just days after the adoption of the new framework legislation on transmissible animal diseases, IFAH-Europe welcomes the strong signals sent today by the European...

IFAH-Europe first reaction to vote in ENVI Committee on the Proposal for a Regulation on Veterinary Medicines

19 February 2016

IFAH-Europe welcomes the efforts of the rapporteur and the members of the Environment Committee of the European Parliament in their review of the Commission’s proposal for a Regulation on...

IFAH-Europe reaction to EFSA-ECDC report on AMR

15 February 2016

EFSA-ECDC's report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) produced since 2010 is the 8th in the series and IFAH-Europe welcomes these reports. In conjunction with other reports like ESVAC, ESAC, and...

New EU law to prevent and control animal diseases to enter into force in the New Year

14 December 2015

Brussels, Monday 14 December 2015 – New European legislation seeking to better prevent and control animal diseases are set to enter into force in the new year. This was decided by the Council of...

7th European Innovation Summit: Innovation paramount to combatting animal diseases

9 December 2015

Brussels, 9 December 2015 - Speaking at the 7th European Innovation Summit1 today, the Agri-Food Chain Coalition - a joint initiative of 11 European trade associations - confirmed support for the...

Antibiotics in farm animals - IFAH-Europe response to O'Neill report on antimicrobials in agriculture

8 December 2015

Brussels, 8 December 2015 - IFAH-Europe welcomes the approach of the latest report of the independent Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), chaired by Lord O'Neill. It highlights that...

Animal health impacted by climate change

2 December 2015

Brussels, 2 December 2015 - With global heads of state meeting civil society representatives and UN agencies in Paris to discuss climate change at the COP21 event (30 November - 11 December), the...

European Antibiotic Awareness Day: Collaborative action essential to combatting antibiotic resistance

18 November 2015

Brussels, 18 November 2015 – Speaking at the ECDC launch event (16th November 2015) of the 8th European Antibiotic Awareness Day, IFAH-Europe's Secretary General Roxane Feller called for...

Responsible approach is the key to minimising antibiotic resistance

17 November 2015

Antibiotic resistance poses a serious risk. Roxanne Feller of IFAH-Europe explains how the animal health industry’s considered and responsible approach plays a vital role in containing the threat...

Antimicrobial resistance: The European animal health industry calls for science-based policies focusing on responsible use

23 October 2015

Brussels, 23 October 2015 - IFAH-Europe has called for policies regarding the use of antibiotics in animals to be based soundly on science and for...