Food Chain

EPRUMA contributes to the provision of safe, healthy, affordable and wholesome food, efficiently derived from healthy animals.

Food products coming from animals are an important source of nutrition. Eggs, dairy products, meat etc. form a valuable part of a balanced diet.

Safety is crucial when it comes to food. Veterinarians and farmers work together to ensure that food-producing animals are and remain healthy, which enables farmers to produce safe food. This means ensuring good husbandry practices (e.g. hygiene, feed and environment) and animals’ health and welfare.

food producing animals

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  • 11 January
    RT @EFSA_EU: We are organising a regional workshop on #OneHealth approach against #AntimicrobialResistance in EU pre-accession countries to…
  • 10 January
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    New EU Regulations on veterinary medicines and medicated feed aim to ensure a more responsible use of antibiotics i… https://t.co/ysPXkHnjvx
  • 29 December
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    RT @Food_EU: #DYK antibiotics used as growth promoters in farm #animals have been banned in the EU since 2006? New #Eurobarometer on #anti

LATEST PUBLICATIONS

  • On European Antibiotic Awareness Day (18 November 2016)  EPRUMA's Chairman, Rens van Dobbenburgh, pledges to

  • EPRUMA declaration on 'Our 7 commitments to the responsible use of veterinary medicines': signed in Brussels

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  • A fact sheet explaining the responsible use of medicines in animals, and EPRUMA's role and objectives.

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