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2014

20-03-2014Commissioner Tonio Borg meets with the Hon Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights, Roderick Galdes - Valletta, Malta
20-03-2014Is-Segretarju Parlamentari għall-Biedja, Sajd u Drittijiet tal-Annimali Rodercik Galdes f'laqgħa ta' kortesija mal-Kummissarju Ewropew Malti għas-Saħħa Dr Tonio Borg – Valletta, Malta

2013

27-08-2013Avian Influenza in Emilia-Romagna, Italy: Commission endorses Italian control measures
16-07-2013Bee Health: EU takes additional measures on pesticides to better protect Europe’s bees
20-06-2013June infringements package: main decisions
20-06-2013Animal Health: Commission refers Sweden to Court for failing to end paratuberculosis testing on bovines
24-05-2013Bee Health: EU-wide restrictions on Pesticide use to enter into force on 1 December
06-05-2013Smarter rules for safer food: Commission proposes landmark package to modernise, simplify and strengthen the agri-food chain in Europe
06-05-2013Smarter rules for safer food: Questions and Answers
29-04-2013Bees & Pesticides: Commission to proceed with plan to better protect bees
25-04-2013April infringements package: main decisions
25-04-2013Animal Welfare: Commission refers Greece and Italy to Court for failure to enforce ban on cages for laying hens
21-02-2013February infringements package: main decisions
21-02-2013Animal Welfare: Commission increases pressure on Member States to enforce group housing of sows
21-02-2013Animal Welfare: Commission increases pressure on Member States to enforce group housing of sows

2012

21-11-2012November infringements package: main decisions
21-06-2012Animal Welfare: Commission steps up calls urging 10 Member States to implement ban on laying hen cages
16-05-2012Animal Health: Commission earmarks €3.3 million for surveillance studies on honeybee colony losses
08-05-2012Animal Health: Commission earmarks €3 million to carry out scientific studies on Schmallenberg virus
26-04-2012 Animal Welfare: Commission steps up pressure on Member States to implement ban on individual sow stalls
26-04-2012 Questions and Answers on the upcoming ban on individual sow stalls
22-03-2012Commission gathers international experts to drive new Animal Welfare Strategy 2012-2015 forward
29-02-2012Commission gathers international experts to drive new Animal Welfare Strategy 2012-2015 forward
26-01-2012Animal Welfare: Commission urges 13 Member States to implement ban on laying hen cages
19-01-2012A new Animal Welfare Strategy Paper: European Commission seeks quality upgrade
19-01-2012Questions and Answers on the Animal Welfare Strategy 2012-2015

2011

10-11-2011Animal welfare: Protection during transport improved but more needs to be done, Commission report concludes
10-11-2011Fight against diseases and zoonoses : EU earmarks 214 million to better protect human and animal health
29-09-2011Animal welfare: the Commission calls on Spain to address deficiencies
23-06-2011 Consumer Rights: 10 ways the new EU Consumer Rights Directive will give people stronger rights when they shop online
20-05-2011Vet Week 2011: Commissioner Dalli highlights importance of decisive response to food crises
19-05-2011Animal health: EU vet team to assist South Africa following outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza
19-05-2011Animal Health: Commission takes France to Court for not complying with EU line on scrapie control
02-03-2011Foot & Mouth Disease in Bulgaria: Commission partly lifts protection measures after successful implementation of EU rules
24-01-2011World Vet Year 2011: Celebrating a significant contribution to the European citizens' daily lives
21-01-2011Preparation Agriculture/Fisheries Council of January 2011
07-01-2011Foot and Mouth Disease: Commission adopts urgent protection measures after case in wild boar in Bulgaria

2010

06-12-2010Bee health: a Commission paper outlines need for more action in the EU
24-11-2010Animal Welfare: Commission urges Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Finland and the UK to transpose Animal Welfare Directive
24-11-2010Medicinal products for animals: Commission refers France to the Court of Justice for disregarding rules on the authorisation of two veterinary medicinal products.
24-11-2010Animal Health: Commission urges France to comply with EU line on scrapie control
15-11-2010Animal Health: Commission proposal to improve prevention of Bluetongue disease and cut farmers' costs
12-10-2010Animal by-products: adoption of new rules to simplify controls and reduce administrative burden and costs
12-10-2010EU earmarks €250 million to combat animal diseases and better protect both human and animal health
01-10-2010Animal welfare: Commission awards prizes to children for their drawings in contest "How to make animals happy"
30-09-2010Animal by-products (ABP): European Commission requests Greece to comply with the judgment of the European Court of Justice (ECJ).
09-09-2010Standing Committee of the Food Chain and Animal Health : support to the eradication of rabies in Italy and discussion on the West Nile Fever situation
18-08-2010 New opportunities for export of animal products to Russia as certificates enter into force
16-07-2010Following achievements of 1st Roadmap, Commission outlines future steps regarding BSE/TSE in the TSE Roadmap 2
16-07-2010Questions and answers on TSE Roadmap 2
11-06-2010EU Vet Week: Shielding Animal Health and ensuring Food Safety through traceability
11-06-2010Questions and Answers on the EU Veterinary Week and traceability
04-05-2010EU strengthens measures to prevent the spread of Equine Infectious Anaemia from Romania to other Member States
16-03-2010Avian Influenza: Highly pathogenic H5N1 virus confirmed in Romania
16-03-2010 Avian Influenza: Highly pathogenic H5N1 virus confirmed in Romania
16-03-2010Key facts about Avian Influenza

2009

26-11-2009Commission approves €275 million for the eradication, monitoring and control of animal diseases
28-10-2009Animal welfare labelling: Commission report launches in-depth political debate
22-07-2009Commission approves extra funds to combat Bluetongue and Scrapie
03-07-2009Questions and answers on the "GPSD Business Application"
23-06-2009Council adopts Commission proposal improving animal treatment at time of slaughter
16-06-2009Travelling with pets: Commission proposes to extend transitional measures in five Member States until end 2011
27-04-2009International scientific agreement on validation of alternatives to animal testing
27-04-2009The validation of alternatives to animal testing
24-04-2009Questions and Answers on the World Veterinary Day celebration in Brussels
05-03-2009Commission adopts new rules for the introduction of personal consignments of animal products into the EU
26-02-2009BSE: Commission adopts Regulation on environmental contamination of plant feed
05-02-2009European Commission welcomes European Parliament's vote on Animal Feed Regulation
19-01-2009Conference on Global Trade and Farm Animal Welfare, 20-21 January 2009

2008

10-11-2008Commission launches "Farmland": The fun way for kids to learn about animal welfare
07-11-2008European Veterinary Week: Raising awareness about health risks at border crossings and in farms
07-11-2008Questions and Answers on the European Veterinary Week
19-09-2008Commission proposal improves welfare of animals at slaughter
19-09-2008Questions and Answers on the proposal for the protection of animals at the time of killing
10-09-2008Questions and Answers on the Action Plan for the implementation of the EU's animal health strategy
10-06-2008 Commission proposes clearer and more risk-proportionate rules for animal by-products
10-06-2008Questions and answers on animal by-products
09-06-2008Commission adopts single passport and matching chip for horses and other equidae
22-04-2008Beef on the bone: Commission increases the age limit at which the vertebral column must be removed from beef.
21-04-2008Classical swine fever in Slovakia: experts in Brussels review the measures put in place to control the outbreak
06-03-2008Commission to finance bluetongue emergency vaccination plans with over €72 million
23-02-2008The UK and Cyprus regain FMD-free status from OIE
21-02-2008Classical Swine Fever in Croatia: EU emergency veterinary team sent to assist containing the outbreak
16-01-2008Bluetongue: Commission offers co-funding for vaccination campaign
08-01-2008Animal Welfare: Commission report confirms the potential benefits of banning conventional battery cages for laying hens

2007

30-11-2007Commission adopts Decision to approve 187 million to fight animal diseases in 2008.
20-11-2007Member States vote on foot-and-mouth disease and avian influenza measures for UK
06-11-2007Foot-and-Mouth Disease: Control measures agreed for Cyprus; UK measures amended
24-09-2007European Commission informed of Bluetongue in the UK
19-09-2007"Prevention is better than Cure": Commission presents the new Community Animal Health Policy
19-09-2007Questions and Answers on the Community Animal Health Policy 2007-13
27-08-2007Avian Influenza: Highly pathogenic H5N1 virus confirmed in Bavaria
09-08-2007Foot-and-Mouth Disease: Standing Committee approves Commission Decision maintaining measures for Great Britain
03-08-2007Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak confirmed in cattle in Surrey, England: UK authorities applying EC control measures
04-07-2007Avian Influenza confirmed in wild birds in another region in Germany and suspected in France and Austria
25-06-2007Avian influenza H5N1 confirmed in wild swans in Germany: authorities applying precautionary measures
21-06-2007Avian Influenza: H5N1 virus confirmed in turkey farm in the Czech Republic
19-06-2007Trade ban on cat and dog fur in the EU
08-05-2007Commissioner Kyprianou welcomes Council agreement on animal welfare rules for broilers
13-04-2007Preparation Agriculture/Fisheries Council of April 2007
28-03-2007Commission initiates infringement proceedings against Greece over ban on certain animal imports
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22-03-2007EU consumers willing to pay for better animal welfare
21-03-2007Commission refers Greece to Court over animal welfare infringements
08-03-2007Commission supplies foot-and-mouth vaccine to Turkey
06-02-2007Avian Influenza: UK measures endorsed; Member States urged to tighten protection measures against H5N1
05-02-2007Avian Influenza: H5N1 virus confirmed in UK
25-01-2007Markos Kyprianou, European Commissioner for Health -New Challenges for Europe's New Animal Strategy Green Week
25-01-2007Avian Influenza: Highly pathogenic H5 virus confirmed in Hungary
12-01-2007New rules for captive bird imports to protect animal health in the EU and improve the welfare of imported birds
04-01-2007Animal welfare in transport: new EU rules enter into force

2006

04-12-2006Ban on imports of live captive birds prolonged
20-11-2006Cat and dog fur: Commission proposes total EU ban
20-11-2006Questions and Answers on the proposal to ban cat and dog fur in the EU
09-11-2006Bluetongue: Restriction zone extended; New outbreaks in Sardinia and Portugal
09-11-2006Commission approves over €11.5 million to tackle animal diseases in Bulgaria and Romania in 2007
08-11-2006Towards a new Community Animal Health Strategy 2007-2013 Animal Health Conference
12-10-2006Commission approves €193 million to fight animal diseases in 2007
06-10-2006Classical Swine Fever : post-enlargement measures for Bulgaria and Romania agreed
05-09-2006Avian Influenza: German vaccination, Romanian imports
31-08-2006Bluetongue confirmed in France
28-08-2006Bluetongue: Control measures revised
21-08-2006Bluetongue: Commission Decision on precautionary measures backed by Member States
21-08-2006 Bluetongue confirmed in Belgium and Germany
18-08-2006Bluetongue in the Netherlands confirmed
10-07-2006Avian influenza H5N1 confirmed in a wild bird in Spain: authorities applying precautionary measures
07-07-2006Commission presents results of Eurobarometer on Avian Flu
06-07-2006Avian influenza : ban on imports of live ratites and meat from ratites from South Africa
04-07-2006Avian Influenza: Protection measures and import bans prolonged and amended
21-06-2006Commission Priorities for Food Safety and Public Health in 2007
15-06-2006Avian Influenza: H5 virus confirmed in geese in Hungary
12-06-2006Brigitte Bardot was received by Commissioner Kyprianou's chef de cabinet, Margaritis Schinas
06-06-2006Avian Influenza: Import ban on all Romanian poultry and poultry products
06-06-2006Classical Swine Fever in Germany: measures eased slightly
06-06-2006Influenza: Commissioner Kyprianou regrets failure to agree on EU anti-viral stockpile
31-05-2006Avian Influenza: Results of EU surveillance in wild birds presented
31-05-2006Employment, social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council, 1-2 June 2006, Luxembourg
19-05-2006Avian Influenza: H5N1 virus confirmed in backyard poultry in Denmark; Control measures being applied
16-05-2006Classical Swine Fever in Germany: measures adjusted
08-05-2006Avian Influenza: Standing Committee backs a series of measures
08-05-2006Classical Swine Fever in Germany: restrictions agreed in response to suspected outbreak in Borken
20-04-2006Classical swine fever in Germany: revised measures
12-04-2006Classical swine fever in Germany: revised measures on North-Rhine Westphalia
06-04-2006 Avian influenza H5 suspected in a dead wild swan in United Kingdom: UK authorities applying precautionary measures
05-04-2006Avian Influenza: several preventive and control measures agreed by Standing Committee
05-04-2006Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza confirmed on poultry farm in Germany: German authorities applying EU control measures
30-03-2006Pandemic Influenza: Commission publishes evaluators’ report on simulation exercise
30-03-2006Commissioner Kyprianou's main points addressed to the conference
30-03-2006Press release on first EU conference on animal welfare
30-03-2006Questions and Answers on EU Animal Welfare Policy, Brussels 30 March 2006
27-03-2006Avian influenza H5 suspected in a dead wild swan in Czech Republic: Czech authorities applying precautionary measures
23-03-2006Avian Influenza: Measures for Sweden, France and Israel agreed
17-03-2006Avian Influenza: Import restrictions on Israeli poultry and poultry products following confirmed outbreaks of H5N1
17-03-2006Avian influenza H5N1 confirmed in a game farm in Sweden: Swedish authorities applying Community control measures
15-03-2006Avian influenza confirmed in a wild bird in Denmark: Danish authorities applying precautionary measures
06-03-2006 Classical swine fever in three pig farms in North-Rhine Westphalia – Germany applying Community measures for the control of this disease
06-03-2006Avian influenza confirmed in one dead swan in Poland: Polish authorities applying precautionary measures
02-03-2006Statement of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health
28-02-2006Avian influenza H5 in 2 dead wild ducks in Sweden: Swedish authorities applying precautionary measures
27-02-2006Commissioner Kyprianou visits Nigeria
23-02-2006Avian influenza suspected in poultry in France – rapid precautionary measures taken
22-02-2006Avian Influenza: Vaccination of certain poultry in France and Netherlands approved
22-02-2006Questions and Answers: Vaccinating poultry and other birds against Avian Influenza
21-02-2006Avian influenza confirmed in two wild birds in Slovakia: Slovak authorities applying precautionary measures
20-02-2006Avian influenza confirmed in wild duck in France: French authorities applying precautionary measures
17-02-2006Preparation Agriculture/Fisheries Council of February 2006
16-02-2006Avian Influenza: Measures to be taken in the event of a highly pathogenic outbreak in a Member State
16-02-2006Avian influenza confirmed in swans in Hungary: authorities applying precautionary measures
16-02-2006Questions and Answers: Measures in event of avian influenza in poultry in the EU
15-02-2006Avian influenza H5 confirmed in swans in Austria: authorities applying precautionary measures
15-02-2006Avian influenza H5N1 in swans in Germany: authorities applying precautionary measures
15-02-2006Avian influenza: Standing Committee gives favourable opinion to two Commission measures
13-02-2006Avian Influenza: Highly pathogenic H5N1 virus confirmed in Bulgaria
13-02-2006Avian Influenza: Highly pathogenic H5N1 virus confirmed in Greece
13-02-2006Avian influenza H5 confirmed in a swan in Slovenia: Slovenian authorities implement the same measures as in Greece and Italy
13-02-2006Avian influenza confirmed in wild swans in Italy: Italian authorities applying precautionary measures
09-02-2006Suspected avian influenza in dead wild swans in Greece: the Commission takes precautionary measures
30-01-2006Avian Influenza H5N1 Confirmed in Northern Part of Cyprus
24-01-2006Commissioner Kyprianou visits Turkey to support efforts in tackling avian influenza
23-01-2006Improving animal welfare: EU Action Plan adopted
23-01-2006MEMO: Questions and Answers on the Action Plan on the Protection and Welfare of Animals
19-01-2006Avian Influenza: EU surveillance measures extended
18-01-2006Avian influenza: expectations surpassed as international community pledges USD 1.9 bn in Beijing
16-01-2006Commissioner Kyprianou visits China to discuss avian flu, influenza preparedness and product safety
16-01-2006Information Note from Commissioner Kyprianou 11 January 2006
13-01-2006Commission pledges €80 million to fight bird flu in third countries
12-01-2006Avian influenza : Commission and Member States to discuss latest situation and future actions
09-01-2006Avian influenza in Turkey : EU takes further import measures and joint expert team starts work on the ground
07-01-2006Avian influenza: high pathogenic type H5N1 confirmed in poultry in eastern Turkey
05-01-2006Suspected human cases of avian influenza in Turkey: the Commission is working in close contact with the Turkish authorities, and the WHO, the OIE/FAO and the ECDC to clarify the situation

2005

22-12-2005European Commission to co-host International Pledging Conference on Avian and Human Influenza in Beijing
12-12-2005Avian Influenza : chief medical and veterinary officers discuss guidelines for poultry sector workers
30-11-2005Commission approves €185 million to fight animal diseases in 2006
29-11-2005 Preparing for pandemic influenza and other health threats: Commission adopts EU plans
29-11-2005 Preparing for influenza and major health threats
23-11-2005Avian Influenza: Adjustments to import bans and to biosecurity requirements agreed
08-11-2005Public Internet consultation on animal welfare
04-11-2005Commissioner Kyprianou visits SE Asia to discuss avian influenza and other issues
27-10-2005European scientists develop H7N1 avian flu vaccine
26-10-2005 Avian influenza: EU bans imports of captive live birds from third countries
26-10-2005European health experts take stock of influenza pandemic preparedness
21-10-2005 Avian influenza: further preventive measures agreed and Russian import restrictions adopted
19-10-2005Pandemic influenza: Kyprianou announces drive to reinforce EU’s preparedness
17-10-2005Avian influenza : high pathogenic type H5N1 confirmed in Romania is same strain as in Asia and Turkey
14-10-2005 Avian influenza: Romanian import restrictions confirmed and EU preventive measures debated
13-10-2005Avian Influenza in Romania and Turkey: Commission takes further action
13-10-2005Avian Influenza in Romania: Presence of virus confirmed
11-10-2005Avian Flu in Turkey: EU bans imports of live birds and certain poultry products
10-10-2005Information on suspicion of Avian Influenza in Romania and Turkey
05-10-2005Commission proposal to allow return of beef on the bone backed by Member States
05-10-2005Questions and Answers on changing BSE rules for beef on the bone
28-09-2005BSE: Prospects for lifting current restrictions on the trade of cattle and beef from the UK
14-09-2005MEMO : National surveillance programmes for avian influenza July 2005 - January 2006
14-09-2005Midday express : National surveillance programmes for avian flu approved and further wild bird surveillance measures agreed
07-09-2005Guidelines for Member States enhanced surveillance for avian influenza viruses in wild birds in the European Union – September 2005 to January 2006
07-09-2005Midday Express: EU experts outline guidelines for improved avian influenza surveillance
25-08-2005Questions and Answers on EU action on Avian Influenza and Flu Pandemic Preparedness
23-08-2005Commission proposes new rules on the health of farmed fish
28-06-2005 Summit of EU influenza experts discusses coordinated response to possible pandemic
17-06-2005 Preparation Agriculture/Fisheries Council of June 2005
08-06-2005EU survey reveals consumers willing to pay more for better animal welfare
08-06-2005 Consumer attitudes to animal welfare: Main findings of the Eurobarometer survey
31-05-2005Commission proposes legislation to improve welfare of broiler chickens
27-05-2005EU success: OIE adopts international guidelines on animal welfare
28-04-2005Avian Influenza: Commission proposes updated measures aimed at preventing epidemics
28-04-2005Questions and Answers on Avian Influenza
14-04-2005Avian influenza in North Korea : import of feathers and pet birds banned
28-02-2005Avian influenza H5 in 2 dead wild ducks in Sweden: Swedish authorities applying precautionary measures
12-01-2005Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Argentina: restrictions lifted
12-01-2005Review of the avian influenza situation in Asia
11-01-2005Newcastle disease in Bulgaria: Suspension of imports limited to one district

2004

22-12-2004Outcome of Agriculture/Fisheries Council of December 2004
21-12-2004New Animal Health Strategy announced by Markos Kyprianou
23-11-2004Outcome of Agriculture/Fisheries Council of November 2004 - (Animal Transport)
22-11-2004Commission welcomes Council’s agreement on stricter welfare rules for transport of animals
29-10-2004Review of the bluetongue situation in Spain
15-10-2004Commission approves €188 million to fight animal diseases in 2005
15-10-2004Dispatch of live cattle, goats and sheep banned from south Spain due to bluetongue
17-09-2004Rabies – French authorities still urgently searching for five people
15-09-2004Review of the avian influenza situation in Asia, Canada, the USA & South Africa
06-09-2004Urgent: Europe-wide search for people who had contact with rabid dog in South-West France
30-08-2004Start up event for European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) to be held in Stockholm on 27 September
28-08-2004Rabies: Possible exposure of humans in South West France
23-08-2004Avian influenza in Malaysia: import of feathers and pet birds banned
10-08-2004Commission suspends imports of ostriches from South Africa after avian influenza outbreaks
26-07-2004Avian influenza in Asia: Prolongation of import embargo on poultry products until 15 December
22-06-2004IMPORTS & EXPORTS : Outcome of Agriculture/Fisheries Council of June 2004 - Import duties & EU exports of animal products
21-06-2004EU signs Council of Europe Convention on international animal transport
21-06-2004EU signs Council of Europe Convention on international animal transport
11-06-2004EURO 2004 feels free to say no to smoking
09-06-2004Travelling with pets: Commission offers summer holiday solution despite Member State delays
15-04-2004TRACES: Commission adopts new system to manage animal movements and prevent the spread of animal diseases
15-04-2004TRACES: Commission adopts new system to manage animal movements and prevent the spread of animal diseases
30-03-2004Restrictions lifted on poultry imports from the USA and Canada. Only Texas and a part of British Columbia still restricted
22-03-2004Suspension of poultry imports from the USA after an avian influenza outbreak prolonged
19-03-2004Préparation du Conseil Agriculture/Pêche de mars 2004
18-03-2004Commission suspends temporarily import of horses from South Africa
11-03-2004Commission suspends EU poultry imports from Canada after avian influenza outbreak
03-03-2004Suspension of poultry imports from the USA after avian influenza outbreak reconfirmed
24-02-2004Commission suspends EU poultry imports from the USA after avian influenza outbreak in Texas
23-02-2004Byrne calls for worldwide animal welfare standards Commission granted official observer status at OIE
23-02-2004OIE to hold Global Conference on Animal Welfare in Paris
20-02-2004Commission clears the way for temporary admission of horses participating in the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Athens
13-02-2004Avian influenza: Influenza preparedness: Byrne welcomes ministers agreement on a coordinated approach
04-02-2004Avian influenza: EU experts in Vietnam help investigating threat to human health
03-02-2004Avian influenza outbreak in Asia: Member States agree to prolong import embargo on poultry products
29-01-2004Avian influenza: EU expert flies to Vietnam
29-01-2004EU reduces the 100% testing requirement for imports of poultry meat from Brazil to 20%
28-01-2004EU suspends imports of Pet Birds from South East Asia
23-01-2004Commission suspends EU poultry imports from Thailand after avian influenza outbreak
16-01-2004European Commission offers help in Avian Influenza crisis to Vietnam
08-01-2004More advance payments for the eradication of avian influenza in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany in 2003

2003

18-12-2003Animal disease control: Byrne welcomes Council adoption of eartagging for sheep and goats
18-12-2003Outcome of Agri/Fisheries Council of December 2003
17-12-2003Commissioner Byrne welcomes Council adoption of eartagging for sheep and goats
11-12-2003Protection of Bees: Commission steps up measures against exotic parasites
11-12-2003Protection of Bees: Commission steps up measures against exotic parasites
05-12-2003Classical swine fever: New test approved
27-11-2003Travelling with pets: Pet passports to be introduced in July 2004
27-11-2003Travelling with pets: Pet passports to be introduced in July 2004
06-11-2003Restrictions lifted in Bulgaria and re-imposed in The Balearic Islands
30-10-2003Commission proposes signing the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Animals during International Transport
16-10-2003Commission approves €147 million to fight animal diseases in 2004
10-10-2003Foot-and-mouth disease in Argentina: extension of areas under restriction
10-10-2003€1.25 million advance payments for the eradication of avian influenza in Belgium
29-09-2003FMD: Byrne welcomes new EU legislation to control outbreaks
24-09-2003€10 million advance payments for the eradication of avian influenza in the Netherlands
10-09-2003Foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in Argentina
19-08-2003EU contribution to compensate the costs of precautionary measures against FMD taken by Germany, Belgium, Spain and Portugal in 2001
05-08-2003Commission acts to prevent introducing exotic parasites affecting honey bees into the EU
31-07-2003FMD in Swaziland and Botswana: imports again fully authorised
18-07-2003Foot-and-mouth disease: Paraguay and Argentinia
16-07-2003Commission proposes radical overhaul of animal transport rules
14-07-2003Commission takes four Member States to Court over protection of laying hens
11-07-2003Avian influenza: crisis over
04-07-2003EU co-financing agreed for eradication of Classical Swine Fever in Germany, Luxembourg and Spain
02-07-2003Avian influenza: crisis over in the Netherlands
02-07-2003Temporary measures adopted at EU-level to mitigate risk of FMD spreading from Libya via animal transport vehicles
24-06-2003Avian influenza in Germany: All measures lifted
16-06-2003 Monkey Pox virus: Commission bans the import prairie dogs and rodents that could carry the disease
16-06-2003Monkey Pox virus: Commission bans the import prairie dogs and rodents that could carry the disease
16-06-2003The European Commission supports OIE global conference on animal welfare
13-06-2003Avian influenza: First easing of restrictions in the Netherlands
12-06-2003FMD: Byrne welcomes political agreement on improved Directive to control outbreaks
27-05-2003Export of live poultry and hatching eggs can resume in Belgium
15-05-2003Update on avian influenza in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany
12-05-2003Commission adopts control measures to contain possible avian influenza outbreak in Germany
07-05-2003Update on avian influenza in the Netherlands and Belgium
28-04-2003Avian influenza: Byrne visits crisis centre in the Netherlands
26-04-2003Avian influenza in the Netherlands: Some restrictions lifted
16-04-2003Avian Influenza in Belgium: Commission adopts control measures
09-04-2003Avian influenza in the Netherlands: restrictions extended
18-03-2003No avian influenza in Belgium, 18 March 2003 Annex : Statement of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal health and of the Belgian Delegation
12-03-2003Commission adopts control measures to contain possible avian influenza outbreak in Belgium
10-03-2003Statement of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health on avian influenza outbreak in the Netherlands
05-03-2003Committee prolongs control measures to contain avian influenza outbreak in the Netherlands
05-03-2003Statement of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health on avian influenza outbreak in the Netherlands
03-03-2003Commission adopts control measures to contain avian influenza outbreak in the Netherlands
19-02-2003Travelling with pets: simplified EU system approved
19-02-2003Travelling with pets: simplified EU system approved
29-01-2003Newcastle disease in the USA: export restrictions limited to three States
23-01-2003100% testing requirement for imports of shrimps from Thailand lifted
13-01-2003Commission acts against five Member States to protect laying hens
10-01-2003Commission clears the way for temporary admission of horses participating in the Equestrian Pre-Olympic Test Events in Greece
10-01-2003The Balearic Islands declared free of bluetongue

2002

19-12-2002Stopping animal disease at the border: tighter rules on personal imports of meat and milk into the EU
18-12-2002Commission approves €132 million package to fight animal diseases
18-12-2002FMD: Commission proposes improved Directive to control outbreaks
18-12-2002Controlling the spread of animal diseases: Commission proposes eartagging for sheep and goats
17-12-2002FMD: Commissioner David Byrne welcomes European Parliament recommendations
12-12-2002Measures against avian influenza in Italy
28-11-2002Hygiene package: Commissioner David Byrne welcomes political agreement on animal health rules
31-10-2002New provisions for the control of Classical Swine Fever boost economic viability of pig farming and improve animal health
22-09-2002Tighter rules on personal imports of meat and milk into the EU
01-08-2002Commission clears the way for temporary admission of horses participating in World Equestrian Games
27-06-2002Have pets, will travel restrictions eased on the movement of domestic pets within the EU
27-06-2002Byrne welcomes adoption of African Swine Fever Directive
27-06-2002Have pets, will travel restrictions eased on the movement of domestic pets within the EU
06-06-2002Classical Swine Fever in France, Luxembourg, Germany and Spain
08-05-2002Classical Swine Fever in Germany, Luxembourg, France and Spain
11-04-2002Classical Swine Fever in Germany and Spain
06-04-2002Classical swine fever in Luxembourg, Spain and Germany
20-03-2002Scientific Committee adopted opinion on animal welfare during transport
20-02-2002Classical Swine Fever in Luxembourg: export of pigs banned
01-02-2002African Swine Fever - European Commission proposes to harmonize control measures
16-01-2002Foot-and-mouth disease in the UK - Classical swine fever in Spain
09-01-2002Classical swine fever in Spain - Foot-and-mouth disease in the UK

2001

19-12-2001Foot-and-mouth disease in the UK - Classical swine fever in Spain
12-12-2001Questions and Answers on Foot-and-Mouth Disease
05-12-2001Questions and answers on Classical Swine Fever
05-12-2001New case of Classical Swine Fever in Spain: Commission adopts export restrictions
22-11-2001Poland can export fresh pig meat to the EU
15-11-2001End of classical swine fever restrictions in Spain
09-11-2001The Commission adopts further standards for the welfare of pigs
23-10-2001Welfare of animals during transport - Council approves mandate for negotiating international rules
16-10-2001Commission approves €155 million to fight animal diseases
09-10-2001Results of the Standing Veterinary Committee
28-09-2001Import ban of ruminants from south-east Europe due to bluetongue
11-09-2001Classical swine fever in Spain: Further reduction of the restricted areas
10-08-2001Classical swine fever in Spain: reduction of the restricted areas
11-07-2001Results of the Standing Veterinary Committee
22-06-2001Classical Swine Fever in Spain: Results of SVC
19-06-2001Major improvement of welfare of pigs agreed - Classical swine fever directive updated: Feeding catering waste prohibited
19-06-2001Major improvement of welfare of pigs agreed
14-06-2001Classical Swine Fever in Spain - Commission adopts export restrictions
09-04-2001Animal transport: Commission adopts proposal to improve conditions for the long distance transportation of animals
16-01-2001Commission proposes improvements in welfare conditions of pigs

2000

19-12-2000Animal Transport: Commission steps up action to remedy shortcomings in application of EU rules
16-10-2000EC Animal Transport Rules to be applied in Slovenia
03-10-2000Travelling with pets in the EU made easier
03-10-2000Travelling with pets in the EU made easier
19-09-2000David Byrne announces improvements in welfare conditions of pigs
05-09-2000Swine fever in the UK : Some restrictions lifted
04-09-2000Classical Swine Fever in the UK

0207

23-08-0207Foot-and-Mouth Disease in GB: Standing Committee supports Commission Decision to reduce control measures to the surveillance zone around the 2 outbreaks

 

 

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