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The largest seasonal epidemic of Avian Influenza ever in Europe

Around 5,300 detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus were reported in poultry, captive and wild birds in 36 European/EEA countries and the UK during the 2021-2022 epidemic season, according to EFSA’s latest overview of...

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Core strength can help improve the health of dogs and avoid knee injuries

Agility dogs lacking core strength from routine physical exercise are more susceptible to one of the most common canine knee injuries, a cranial cruciate ligament rupture, which is similar to an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear...

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Antibiotic Sales and Usage Figures in the Livestock Sector Show Encouraging Progress

The latest VARSS and RUMA Targets Task Force 2 reports capture steady progress in stewarding responsible antibiotic sale and use across the UK livestock sector. The UK Veterinary Antibiotic Resistance and Sales Surveillance (VARSS) Report 2020 shows an...

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Use of Antibiotics in Animals is Decreasing

A report published in June 2021 by the EFSA, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) states that the use of antibiotics has decreased and is now lower...

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UKs Veterinary Medicines Directorate updates guidance to GB manufacturers supplying the NI market

The 2021 Guidance update relates to manufacture and distribution of veterinary medicines and the rules of origin for veterinary medicines or Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) between UK (GB) and EU (NI). The information is relevant to...

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EMA Regulatory Fees

From the first of November 2020 the pharmacovigilance fees payable to the European Medicines Agency by applicants and marketing authorisation holders increased by 1.7% and 1.6%. The increase is to reflect the inflation rate adjustments of...

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Antimicrobial Resistance and Environmental Impact of Parasiticides

Two expert groups (DEG and ERAWP) from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) are, as part of the Work Plan 2020, focussing on preparing reflection papers on antimicrobial resistance due to the presence...

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Regulatory Flexibility for Veterinary Medicines during COVID-19 Pandemic

The European Commission, EMA and the Coordination Group for Mutual Recognition and Decentralised Procedure (Veterinary) have issued guidance on adaptations to the regulatory framework to companies that develop, manufacture and distribute veterinary medicines in order to...

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Latest Regulatory News

Dec-2022

Crop Protection > News

Commission addresses the availability and affordability of fertilisers

Fertilisers play a significant role in food security. Their production and their cost largely depend on natural gas. Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February...

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Nov-2022

Chemicals and REACH > News

Over 600 new substances added to REACH Study Results

REACH Study Results – a collection of non-confidential substance data submitted to ECHA under REACH – has been refreshed, with 654 new substances added since...

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