AnimalhealthEurope Manifesto: 2024-2029
We all depend on animals in some way – for shaping landscapes and invigorating rural areas, for companionship, assistance, leisure, and for food. In short animal health contributes to our shared One Health. No matter how well we care for our...
Position: EU Animal Welfare Legislation
Animal health and welfare are closely interconnected. It is a well-known fact that animal health is a prerequisite for animal welfare as clearly recognised in the Five Domains of Animal Welfare. We support the Five Domains, an evolution from the...
Five points for developing an instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response
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We recognise that ensuring the health of animals is important for safeguarding the health of people and our planet, not only in terms of ensuring the availability of safe, sustainably produced, healthy food for all, but also...
The Need For Animal Disease Prevention
Joint Statement: Comitology Reform Threatening Innovation
We, European Associations representing a wide number of economic sectors affected directly or indirectly by comitology rules, re-iterate the request for timely, reliable authorisations of safe products, based on the best available science...
European Livestock Coalition Contribution to Sustainable Finance
Members of the European Livestock Coalition (The Coalition) acknowledge the importance of and the efforts made by the EU institutions in mobilising the necessary capital to deliver on the policy objectives of the European Green Deal to have a...
Joint Statement: Comitology Reform Threatens Innovation
We, European Associations representing a wide number of economic sectors affected directly or indirectly by comitology rules, re-iterate1 the request for timely, reliable authorisations of safe products, based on the best available science from...
Position: Protecting animals, their health, and our food supply across Europe
Open Letter on the Value of Animal Agriculture
The coronavirus crisis has brought into focus the incredible public health challenge our world faces, and nowhere is this challenge more apparent than in food production. Nourishing the world during this crisis is a top priority across...
Discussion Paper in preparation for EU Farm to Fork Strategy Proposal
AnimalhealthEurope supports the ambition of the Commission to move towards an EU sustainable food system, with a transformation based on innovative and enabling technologies, such as digital tools, and practices while respecting biodiversity....
Policy Statement: AnimalhealthEurope response to European Green Deal
Earlier today, new Commission President Ursula von der Leyen presented the European Green Deal. The new framework proposal takes an integrated approach to imposing measures to tackle climate change across a wide variety of EU policy domains,...
Open letter to MEPs on the importance to sustain EU progress in fighting against AMR
Dear Member of the European Parliament,
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major and complex public health threat that requires concerted efforts, involving all stakeholders. AMR is estimated to be responsible for 33,000 deaths per...
Joint Paper: Setting indicators for an ambitious EU Industrial Strategy
Animal health sector commitments & actions on antibiotic use
AnimalhealthEurope is a signatory of the global 'Animal health sector commitments and actions on antibiotic use'.
We advocate the responsible use of veterinary antibiotics to manage animal disease, and act accordingly to maintain their...
Joint Reaction Paper for an Ambitious EU Industrial Strategy
Briefing paper on One Health
Joint declaration for an ambitious EU strategy
Europe is the cradle of the manufacturing industry and has been at the forefront of industrial revolutions and technological innovations. The industry directly employs over 34 million people across all Member States, in supply chains comprising...
What the European animal medicines industry does to fight antibiotic resistance
The animal medicines industry plays an active role in ensuring both the responsible use and the continued efficacy of all solutions for treating and preventing disease in animals. For the past two decades, AnimalhealthEurope and its...
Position: Proposal for a Regulation on Veterinary Medicinal Products (COM 2014/558)
AnimalhealthEurope supports the Commission’s objectives aimed at increasing the availability of veterinary medicines, reducing administrative burden, stimulating competitiveness and innovation, improving the functioning of the internal market,...