Food Safety at primary production: Commission publishes guidance document (13/07/2017)
From theory to practice, the Commission just published, in all EU languages, a notice aimed at helping growers (regardless of size) to address microbiological hazards in fresh fruits and vegetables during primary production (i.e. growing, harvest and post-harvest) through good agricultural and hygiene practise and in a uniform way).
Antimicrobial Resistance: Commission adopts new Action Plan (29/06/2017)
Today, the Commission adopted a new Action Plan to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) – a growing threat that is responsible for 25,000 deaths and a €1.5 billion economic loss in the EU every year. In parallel, the Commission adopts the first deliverable of the plan: EU Guidelines on the prudent use of antimicrobials in human health.
AMR Workshop - Antimicrobial consumption in animals: achievements and challenges in data collection (26/04/2017)
The main aim of the workshop is to explore how data on antimicrobial consumption in animals can be improved. The discussion will also provide technical input for proposed legal provisions at EU level.