A draft new animal health law for the EU: Some basics

18-09-2013

Highly contagious animal diseases may have significant impacts on the health of animal populations. Certain animal diseases are also of particular concern to public health in cases where they may be transmissible to humans. It is proposed to fully reshape the legislative framework to fight against such diseases under a single "animal health law", with common principles and increased focus on prevention.

Highly contagious animal diseases may have significant impacts on the health of animal populations. Certain animal diseases are also of particular concern to public health in cases where they may be transmissible to humans. It is proposed to fully reshape the legislative framework to fight against such diseases under a single "animal health law", with common principles and increased focus on prevention.