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Thu, 7 March 2019
New guidance has been published today to ensure import and export trade in animals, animal products, fish, food and feed can continue in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. This guidance will help to...
Fri, 1 March 2019
Throughout the government’s negotiations to leave the EU on 29 March the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has developed plans for all possible outcomes including no deal. We have therefore published on GOV.UK  our EU Exit Information Hub  which sets out what...
Wed, 13 February 2019
BCVA supports the new @BritishVets position on the welfare of livestock during transport. Read more at
Wed, 21 November 2018
In December 2016, BCVA published their position statement on responsible use of antimicrobials ( and the two year anniversary provides a good time to reflect on what has been achieved so far and what work is left to do. Good progress has been made with reduction of...
Mon, 24 September 2018
Bluetongue virus has been identified in two cattle imported from France through Governments’ routine post-import testing regime. The disease was detected in animals brought in from an assembly centre in Central France, where bluetongue continues to slowly spread. Action is being taken to ensure the risk of spread of the disease is reduced, with movement restrictions at the affected...

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