The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recognised the FAMHP as its Belgian counterpart under the mutual recognition agreement (MRA) between the European Union and the United States.
New ESVAC report: European monitoring of antibiotic use in animals. Reduced usage but Belgium must continue to make efforts
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) published the eighth ESVAC (European Surveillance of Veterinary Antimicrobial Consumption) report on the sale of antibacterials for veterinary use in 2016.
Until today, the good manufacturing practices (GMP) for medicinal products were only available in English. As of now, the GMP will be available in French and Dutch on the FAMHP website.
A new BelVet-Sac report confirms the declining use of antibiotics in livestock farming. Two of the three reduction targets have already been achieved.
The results for 2017 confirm the trends of previous years with a reduced use of -7.4% mg active substance/kg biomass compared to last year. This is the biggest annual drop since 2011. Compared to the reference year 2011 it represents a total decrease of -25.9%.
CESP (Common European Submission Portal), the European online system to exchange information between applicants of authorisations and competent authorities will have an update on 29 June 2018 to conform to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).