Animal diseases

Animal diseases

Zoonoses are infectious diseases which can be transmitted from animals to humans directly (for example by contact with infected animals or animal waste) or indirectly (by consuming contaminated food or water). Zoonotic diseases affect the efficient production of food of animal origin and create obstacles to international trade in animal products. Countries within the EU, are required to have robust systems for testing and control of certain diseases in animals in place.


Conséquences possibles des maladies animals sur la sécurité alimentaire

01 January 2006

Lorsque le bétail destiné à l'alimentation humaine est frappé par différentes épidémies, les inquiétudes du public sur la sécurité alimentaire se font plus vives. Certaines maladies animales ont toutefois peu...