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French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety

Veterinary medicine - ANMV

The French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products (ANMV), within ANSES, is the Competent Authority in France for risk assessment and management with regard to veterinary medicinal products.

In this capacity, the Government was keen for the ANMV to strive for constant improvement of its services with a view to protecting public health as well as the health and welfare of animals.

To this end, the ANMV must enforce the current applicable legal provisions in an independent, competent and impartial manner. Click here to find out more about the Agency’s history.

The ANMV is located in Javené, near Fougères (Ille-et-Vilaine) and has 80 staff members, mainly specialised scientists.


Questions on antimicrobial resistance

The critical issue of the growth in antimicrobial resistance in animal and human bacteria requires an integrated approach across all types of medicine, in line with the implementation of a "One Health" approach. ANSES plays a very active role in the fight against antimicrobial resistance, in particular by coordinating the French Surveillance Network for Antimicrobial Resistance in Pathogenic Bacteria of Animal Origin (Résapath), conducting benefit/risk assessments before marketing authorisations can ...

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Published on 15/11/2017

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