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Effect of environmental enrichment and herbal compounds-supplemented diet on pig carcass, meat quality traits, and consumers’ acceptability and preference
(Animals, 2018-07-16) Benestar Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
Animal welfare can be considered an ethical attribute of product quality, but consumers should appreciate its added value. The aim of this study was to evaluate consumer’s acceptability, preference, ...
How far are we from providing pigs appropriate environmental enrichment?
(Animals, 2019-09-24) Benestar Animal
Scientific opinion concerning the killing of rabbits for purposes other than slaughter
(EFSA Journal, 2020-01-10) Benestar Animal
Rabbits of different ages may have to be killed on-farm for purposes other than slaughter (where slaughter is defined as killing for human consumption) either individually or on a large scale (e.g. ...
Assessment of listing and categorisation of animal diseases within the framework of the Animal Health Law (Regulation (EU) No 2016/429): antimicrobial-resistant Brachyspira hyodysenteriae in swine
(EFSA Journal, 2022-03-15) Benestar Animal
Brachyspira hyodysenteriae (B. hyodysenteriae) was identified among the most relevant antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) bacteria in the EU for swine in a previous scientific opinion. Thus, it has been ...
Assessment of listing and categorisation of animal diseases within the framework of the Animal Health Law (Regulation (EU) No 2016/429): antimicrobial-resistant Rhodococcus equi in horses
(EFSA Journal, 2022-02-02) Benestar Animal
Rhodococcus equi (R. equi) was identified among the most relevant antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) bacteria in the EU for horses in a previous scientific opinion. Thus, it has been assessed according to ...
ASF Exit Strategy: Providing cumulative evidence of the absence of African swine fever virus circulation in wild boar populations using standard surveillance measures
(EFSA Journal, 2021-03-03) Benestar Animal
EFSA assessed the role of seropositive wild boar in African swine fever (ASF) persistence. Surveillance data from Estonia and Latvia investigated with a generalised equation method demonstrated a ...
Assessment of the control measures for category A diseases of Animal Health Law: Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia
(EFSA Journal, 2022-01-21) Benestar Animal
EFSA received a mandate from the European Commission to assess the effectiveness of some of the control measures against diseases included in the Category A list according to Regulation (EU) 2016/429 ...
Research priorities to fill knowledge gaps in the control of African swine fever: possible transmission of African swine fever virus by vectors
(EFSA Journal, 2021-06-21) Benestar Animal
The European Commission requested that EFSA provide study designs for the investigation of four research domains according to major gaps in knowledge identified by EFSA in a report published in 2019: ...
Assessment of the control measures of category A diseases of the Animal Health Law: Infection with rinderpest virus (Rinderpest)
(EFSA Journal, 2022-01-25) Benestar Animal
EFSA received a mandate from the European Commission to assess the effectiveness of control measures against diseases included in the Category A list according to Regulation (EU) 2016/429 on transmissible ...
Assessment of animal diseases caused by bacteria resistant to antimicrobials: Swine
(EFSA Journal, 2021-12-24) Benestar Animal
In this opinion, the antimicrobial-resistant bacteria responsible for transmissible diseases that constitute a threat to the health of pigs have been assessed. The assessment has been performed following ...