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14 April 2015
FDA Reports Positive Trends in Antimicrobial Resistance
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released two reports that measure antimicrobial resistance in certain bacteria isolated from raw meat and poultry collected through the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS)....
02 April 2015
US Plan to Combat and Prevent Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
US - A smarter and judicious use of antibiotics will help to slow the emergence of resistant bacteria....
27 March 2015
UK Public Confused Over Farm Drugs
UK - Most UK consumers think their farmers use growth hormones and that antibiotics in livestock make drugs less effective for people. ...
25 March 2015
Antimicrobial Resistance – Who is Responsible?
ANALYSIS - Misuse and overuse of antimicrobials has been linked to the emergence and spread of organisms resistant to them, rendering treatments obsolete and threatening public health....
24 March 2015
World Antibiotic Use in Animals to Go Up Not Down
GLOBAL - Animal health's use of antibiotics will be 67 per cent higher in 2030 than in 2010 as agriculture intensifies to meet growing animal protein demand, estimates a new study. ...
06 March 2015
McDonald’s to Source Milk from Non-rbST Treated Cows
US - US fast food chain McDonald's USA is to start sourcing milk for some product lines from cows free of artificial growth hormose rbST....
05 March 2015
Progress Report on Judicious Use of Antimicrobials in US Released
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its second progress report on its strategy to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals....
02 March 2015
Antimicrobial Resistant Foodborne Bacteria Levels Rising
ANALYSIS - Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials in humans and animals....
19 February 2015
Rivers Can be a Source of Antibiotic Resistance
UK - Rivers and streams could be a major source of antibiotic resistance in the environment, according to new research from scientists at the University of Warwick's School of Life Sciences and the University of Exeter Medical School, looking at the river...
04 February 2015
What Role do Retailers Play in Reducing the Use of Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - More resistant bacteria means more pressure on producers, veterinarians, and, as consumer awareness grows, retailers....
Analysis of Antimicrobial Data Confirms Human Animal Link
EU - The use of some antimicrobials in animals and humans will lead to resistance to these antimicrobials in bacteria from animals and humans....
28 January 2015
Do You Feel Well Informed about Conditions to Use Antibiotics on Farms?
ANALYSIS - Concern has been growing among farming, veterinary and political communities as well as the public at large over the over-use of antibiotics....
21 January 2015
What’s Left If We Lose Antibiotics?
GLOBAL - Bacterial resistance is developing quickly and many critically important drugs risk becoming obsolete. Disastrous consequences lie in wait therefore unless these drugs are used prudently. ...
05 January 2015
New Vet Oversight Rules Will Affect More Than Half Antimicrobials Sold
US - In two years time, regulatory changes will come into effect that will cover 57 per cent of current antimicrobial sales for animals in the US....
23 December 2014
Antibiotic Resistance is a Gut Reaction for Some Bacteria
UK - Scientists from the Institute of Food Research and the University of East Anglia have discovered how certain gut bacteria can protect themselves and others in the gut from antibiotics....
22 December 2014
Superbugs Pose New Problems to South American Farmers
SOUTH AMERICA – Antimicrobial resistance is rendering previously effective drugs useless and increasing the risk of more disease, a range of experts are telling South American farmers....
18 December 2014
Education Instrumental in Changing Attitudes to Antibiotics
US - A little education goes a long way toward changing customers’ attitudes about antibiotics, according to Zoetis....
10 December 2014
"Truly Shocking" Account Given of Antibiotic Malpractice
ANALYSIS - The role of antimicrobials in extending the life of ageing dairy cows has been brought under the spotlight by an investigative report claiming foul play on US farms....
28 November 2014
Revered Paper Attacked For Antibiotics Prejudice
GERMANY – A highly regarded German newspaper is being attacked by farmers for using “bogus facts” to produce a one sided account of livestock antibiotics....
21 November 2014
We Must Use Antibiotics Responsibly, EU Told
GLOBAL - Antibiotics need using responsibly if the danger of growing levels of resistant bacteria is to be addressed, animal health experts are advising during Antibiotic Awareness Week....
20 November 2014
European Campaign for the Responsible Use of Veterinary Antibiotics
EU - Zoetis has pledged its support for European Antibiotic Awareness Day, an initiative to encourage the prudent use of antibiotics in people and animals....
On-farm Biosecurity to Protect against Disease and Reduce Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - The use of biosafety practices and instituting biosecurity programmes can help reduce the use of antibiotics on the farm....
Responsible Use of Antibiotics is Crucial
EU - On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, Copa-Cogeca highlighted the importance of tackling antimicrobial resistance warning it is a serious concern in the EU and worldwide and underlined its commitment to promoting amongst its members the concept of...
18 November 2014
Antimicrobials: Usage Falling, Resistance Rising
GLOBAL – Antimicrobial usage is falling in Europe but bacterial resistance to antibiotics is increasing at an alarming rate....
Alarming Rise of Antibiotic Resistance in Europe
EU - Antibiotic resistance has increased in the past years to the point that now constitutes a serious risk to public health....
14 November 2014
Australian Vets Call For Careful Use of Antibiotics
AUSTRALIAN – The seriousness of antibiotic resistance in animals leading to superbugs has been underlined by the Australian Veterinary Association....
13 November 2014
EUROTIER: Seeking Solutions to Antibiotic Resistance
GERMANY - At an event at EuroTier 2014 in Hanover this week, the President of the German veterinarians' association offered his views on possible solutions to the issue of antibiotic resistance....
06 November 2014
US Forms New Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Farm Animals
US - The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) have announced the creation of the Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture....
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