On March 1, 2018 within the working program of the FGBI
«VGNKI» at the International agricultural exhibition «SIA 2018» in Paris, France, Director
of the All-Russian State-Financed Center for Quality and Standardization of Veterinary
Drugs and Feed (FGBI «VGNKI») held a number of meetings with
representatives of the French association of pork producers and processors
INAPORC and the Association of French producers for cooperation with Russia in
the field of agriculture and food AFRAA.
The president of the association Guillaume Roue noted that
the cooperation in the field of ASF is extremely important today for the French
pork industry, he also stressed the importance of cooperation and the
development of a unified strategy on this issue with Russia and a number of
Director of INAPORC and AFRAA Didier Delzescaux presented
the main activities of the AFRAA association and spoke about the priorities for
the livestock sector in France.
Vyacheslav Nikulin discussed with Research and Development
Project Manager of INAPORC Fabien Verliat a number of issues of antimicrobial
use regulation, as well as research achievements in the field of control of antimicrobial
resistance and measures of state control and supervisory authorities of France.
Fabien Verliat shared some practical aspects of scientific
data application obtained as a result of research conducted by French
laboratories in the current activities of veterinary services and manufacturers
of veterinary drugs, and also expressed his willingness to exchange experience
with the FGBI VGNKI in the field of animal health and food safety, in
particular, antimicrobial resistance.
NB: Established on October 19, 2010, the Association of
French producers for cooperation with Russia in the field of agriculture and
food (AFRAA) unites 19 branch unions in the crop and livestock sectors. AFRAA also
includes three associate members of the private and public sectors.