Monthly Archives: March 2017

Anthelmintic reclassification causes concern for vets

16 March 2017

BVA believes that prescribing of anthelmintics requires a level of control best provided by a veterinary surgeon

BVA has expressed concern following the announcement by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) regarding the reclassification of Zolvix, an anthelmintic for sheep, from POM-V to a POM-VPS.

BVA President Gudrun Ravetz said:

"We know that resistance to anthelmintics is...

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LA-MRSA low risk outcome welcomed by leading vets

02 March 2017

the risk assessment looked at the risks associated with the preparation, handling and/or consumption of foodstuffs in the UK

The results of the Food Standards Association (FSA) risk assessment on MRSA and LA-MRSA showing a low risk of transmission to UK consumers has been welcomed by the British Veterinary Association (BVA).

The FSA risk assessment...

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