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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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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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Consultation launched for new registration rules for UK bird keepers

To help tackle avian influenza, the UK Government launched proposals in March requiring all poultry keepers to officially register their birds. The new rules would apply to all keepers, no matter how many birds they have,...

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‘Click’ chemistry may help treat dogs with bone cancer

In September 2022, researchers from California and Denmark were awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their development of 'click' chemistry. It’s a process where molecules snap together like LEGO, making them a potentially more efficient...

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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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Latest Regulatory News

Feb-2024

News > Vet Medicine

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...

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Jan-2024

Biocides > News

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...

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