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Animal Health & Welfare - Speeches

Prevention and Control of Animal diseases

Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD)

Speech by David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, "A comprehensive EU approach to combating FMD", Temporary Committee on Food and Mouth Disease of the European Parliament Brussels, 12 September 2002

Speech by David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, "Experiences of the Foot and Mouth Epidemic", Committee on Foot and Mouth Disease of the European Parliament, Brussels, 25 March 2002

Speaking Note of Commissioner Byrne on FMD, Agriculture Council of 19 December 2001 pdf(717KB) (66KB)

Speech by David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, "The European approach to control and prevent FMD", International Conference on Prevention and Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Brussels, 12 December 2001

Speech by David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, "Foot and Mouth Disease" Informal Agriculture Council meeting in Sweden, ÷stersund, 10th April 2001

Statement of Commissioner David Byrne to the European Parliament on the latest developments on foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) - Strasbourg, 3 April 2001

Statement on Foot-and-Mouth Disease by Commissioner David Byrne at the Plenary session of the European Parliament, Strasbourg, 14 March 2001

Avian Influenza

Speech by David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, "Avian Influenza: Planning and coordination key weapons in tackling public health threats", Informal Ministerial Meeting of EU Health Ministers  Brussels, 12 February 2004

Speech by David Byrne, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, "Avian Influenza and Imports", Declaration at the European Parliament  Strasbourg, 10 February 2004

Speech by Bernard Van Goethem, Head of Unit Animal health and welfare, zootechnics, "CRISIS MANAGEMENT" SANCO E.2 - Management Seminar 08/07/2003 (power point document)

Animal Welfare

Introduction

Speaking note by David Byrne, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, to the European Parliament Inter-Group on Animal Welfare in February 2000.

Speech by David Byrne, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, to the EuroGroup for Animal Welfare on 30 November 2001.

Animal Welfare on the Farm - Ongoing Initiatives

Speech by Commissioner David Byrne : Safety, the most important ingredient of food: challenges for the poultry industry, General Assembly of the Association of European Poultry Slaughterhouses, Maastricht, 7 October 2000

Animal Welfare during Transport - Ongoing Initiatives

Speaking note of David Byrne, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, Agriculture Council, 26 May 2003 pdf

International Animal Welfare

Speech of David Byrne, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection, at OIE Global Conference on Animal Welfare in Paris, 23 February 2004

 
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