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Animal Health and Welfare: What role for Animal Nutrition?

Animal health and welfare are key dimensions of the Farm to Fork strategy (F2F), the European Commission’s pivotal agri-food policy at the heart of the EU Green Deal. High-level standards of animal health and welfare not only improve food quality, but also reduce the need for medication with antibiotics on farms and in aquaculture and contribute to preserving biodiversity.

Join this EURACTIV Virtual Conference to learn about and discuss how innovative animal nutrition strategies and solutions can be more effectively deployed at farm level to improve animal health and welfare. How can the EU stimulate and support innovation in animal nutrition to successfully address societal demands for sustainable animal products and animal welfare? And how can the potential of the feed sector be fully exploited through better regulation?

VIDEO STATEMENT
Stella Kyriakides, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

PANELLISTS
Hanne Larsen, Chief Veterinary Officer, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark
Daniela Battaglia, Livestock Production Officer, Animal Production and Health Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Antonio Tavares, Chairman, Pig Meat Working Party, Copa-Cogeca
Filip Van Immerseel, Professor, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Gent
Benoit Anquetil, Managing Director, Cargill Animal Nutrition Western Europe

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