The German National Research Platform for Zoonoses, in its public statement of 27 August 2021, points out that available scientific evidence shows that the AMR problem can only be solved in a One Health approach, as there are many interactions exist between the microbial colonization of animals, humans and their environment.

For this reason, they advocate largely to avoid the use of antimicrobial substances that are particularly important for human medicine in animals and for measures that are suitable for limiting this use.

In their opinion, the motion for resolution objecting the Delegated Act does not sufficient consider that there is so far little reliable evidence of restrictive measures (prohibition of “reserve antibiotics” in animal husbandry) on the population-related impact on AMR in humans regarding the extent and active ingredients.

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