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European Medicines Agency: 10th ESVAC Report Shows Continued Decrease in Sales of Veterinary Antibiotics

Oct 22, 2020 - Targeted News Service

The European Medicines Agency issued the following news release:

The annual report on the European Surveillance of Veterinary Antimicrobial Consumption (ESVAC) published by EMA shows that European countries continue to reduce the use of antibiotics in animals. The overall sales of veterinary antibiotics in European countries dropped by more than 34% between 2011 and 2018.

Also, total sales of certain veterinary antimicrobial agents belonging to antibiotic classes that are considered ...