Animal Health Care
European Business Association Animal Health Committee discussed with the Head of the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection Volodymyr Lapa the harmonization of Ukrainian legislation on the circulation of veterinary medicines, feed and feed additives to the norms of the European Union.
Participation in the event was also taken by Director of the Department of Food Safety and Veterinary Medicine Borys Kobal, and Deputy Director of the Department of Food Safety and Veterinary Medicine, Head of Food Safety and Feed Safety Department – Olga Semenchuk,.
The participants of the meeting discussed the actual issues of establishing an effective dialogue between business, state institutions and analyzed suggestions on the mechanisms for regulating the circulation of veterinary medicines in the context of elaboration of the draft Law of Ukraine on veterinary medicine, a number of legislative changes in the EU regarding the regulation of veterinary medicines circulation.
Participants reviewed the current mechanisms for regulating the use of antibiotics in livestock in Ukraine and EU, mechanisms of pharmacovigilance system development in food production., etc.
Participants also considered the issue of traceability in the circulation of veterinary medicines and antibiotics when they are used.
Participants discussed the continuation of existing programs of state control of salmonella in poultry industry in Ukraine.