New Report: Illegal Veterinary Medicines Impact and Effective Control

05/04/2018

Illegal veterinary medicines are a US$1-2 billion annual market. These counterfeit,  falsified and unregistered products harm animals and decrease food safety, while increasing the the risk of zoonotics and antimicrobial resistance.

This report is the first-ever global assessment of illegal veterinary medicines, which comprehensively:
  • Defines illegal veterinary medicines,
  • Outlines illegal veterinary medicines market size,
  • Identifies risks to animals, veterinarians, people and businesses,
  • Describes distribution chains, and
  • Identifies recommendations for tackling the issue.
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