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Vets lead fresh call for early neutering of cats

Senior charity vets are spearheading a new drive to promote feline neutering as good for cats, their owners and the wider population. The move by the Cat-Kind group follows a surge in the number of cats...

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ECHA’s new guidance paves way for better protection of bees from biocides

ECHA’s guidance document presents an approach to assess the risks of biocides to honey bees, bumble bees and solitary bees, based on the latest scientific knowledge. It addresses the uses of products such as insecticides and...

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Improving Identification of a Fungal Pathogen of Citrus to Prevent it from Arriving in Europe

ANSES's (FR) Plant Health Laboratory Mycology Unit has developed a PCR test to distinguish the fungus responsible for citrus black spot from that of a recently discovered related species. This test will improve the ability to...

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Increased EU Imports of Hazardous Chemicals

The European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) annual report on the trade of chemicals that are banned or severely restricted in the EU shows that the imports of PIC chemicals increased over 20 fold, from 883 119,74 tonnes...

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Fears Raised about Horse Tapeworm Treatments

Horse owners across Europe are being urged to act now to prevent potential resistance to tapeworm treatments, amid concerns about an emerging decline in their effectiveness. The plea has been issued by Austin Davis Biologics (ADB)...

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ECHA Identifies Research Needs for Regulating Hazardous Chemicals

A published report by ECHA focuses on ‘Key areas of regulatory challenge 2023’ that identifies areas where research is needed to protect people and the environment from chemicals classified as hazardous. The report highlights where new methods...

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European discovery sheds light on how melon crops resist CMV virus

Latest research conducted by the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) in Spain has identified a protein that could make melons resistant to the destructive cucumber mosaic virus (CMV). This pathogen can infect over 1200...

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Enforceability on Restricting Creosote: Advice now available

To improve transparency in the legislative process, ECHA’s Enforcement Forum decided to make its advice on the enforceability of REACH restriction proposals public. The Forum advice will, from now on, be available on ECHA’s website. The...

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Non-profit Board of Chief Veterinary Medical Officers launched by top veterinary medical leaders

BCVMO is a collective of over 60 veterinary medical leaders and experts from all segments of the veterinary industry, including animal health manufacturers, corporate, independent and non-profit hospitals, universities, shelters and distributors. The purpose of BCVMO...

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ECHA proposal to restrict PFAS is under consultation

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are synthetic chemicals that are commonly used in many industries including cookware, personal care, textiles and plant protection products. PFAS contain carbon-fluorine bonds, which have very high persistence and are bioaccumulative,...

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Latest Regulatory News

Jun-2024

News > Vet Medicine

Vets lead fresh call for early neutering of cats

Senior charity vets are spearheading a new drive to promote feline neutering as good for cats, their owners and the wider population. The move by...

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May-2024

Biocides > News

ECHA’s new guidance paves way for better protection of bees from biocides

ECHA’s guidance document presents an approach to assess the risks of biocides to honey bees, bumble bees and solitary bees, based on the latest scientific...

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