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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.

 

Antimicrobial resistance in animal health: animal exposure to antimicrobials continued to decline in 2016

Today ANSES is publishing the results of its "Annual monitoring of sales of veterinary medicinal products containing antimicrobials in France for 2016", a survey carried out by the French Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products. In 2016, 530 tonnes of antimicrobials were used in France. Over the last five years, therefore, overall animal exposure to antimicrobials has decreased by 36.6%. The use of critical antimicrobials has also declined: by 81.3% for ...

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Published on 05/10/2017

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