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24 October 2014
Indian Feed Association Acts as Platform to Resolve Livestock Issues
INDIA - The Compound Feed Manufacturers Association (CLFMA) of India which plays a very important role in Indian feed market has got a new chairman. 5m Publishing spoke to Amit Saraogi (pictured), new chairman about his priorities and challenges facing...
13 October 2014
Denmark Antimicrobial Use in Animals Continues to Increase
DENMARK - Antimicrobial usage in animals in Denmark continued to increase in 2013 – mainly due to an increased use in pigs. However, antimicrobial use in pigs is still 12 per cent lower than in 2009. In general, livestock received very little of the...
09 October 2014
Which Antibiotics Are Used in Animals in Europe and Why?
EU - A survey has been published on the antibiotics most commonly used and for what conditions in cattle, pigs, horses, dogs and cats by vets in 25 European Union countries....
08 October 2014
US Antibiotic Use Rises 2009 to 2012
US - The total quantity of medically important antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals increased by 16 per cent over the period 2009-2012, according to the US Food and Drug Administration's fourth annual report summarising...
07 October 2014
Next Era Probiotic Solutions on Show at Eurotier
EUROPE – Pioneering scientists have submitted research on a new generation of probiotic applications, to be unveiled at Europe’s leading animal production trade fair....
02 October 2014
Calls for Transparency on Responsible Use of Antibiotics
THE NETHERLANDS - As global experts come together at the 3rd International Conference on Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Amsterdam, the International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH) reinforces its message of responsible use of antibiotics in both...
Food Animal Production Faces Challenges with New Antibiotic Regulations
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that revised labels established according to Guidance Documents #209 and #213 will go into effect in December 2016....
22 September 2014
US Launches National Strategy for Combating Antibiotic-Resistance
US - The US government has launched a new strategy to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria with increased surveillance and faster tests....
12 September 2014
New EU Laws on Veterinary Medicines Planned
EU - New proposals have been put forward that will make veterinary medicines more available in the EU to treat and prevent diseases in animals....
07 August 2014
Antibiotics Use Falls Again in Germany
GERMANY – Antibiotic use by veterinarians fell again in 2013, Federal Office data shows....
31 July 2014
Green Party Backs Antibiotic Ban Petition
UK - The Green Party in the UK is calling on members and supporters to sign the petition produced by the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, calling for a ban on the routine use of antibiotics in farmed animals....
23 July 2014
Researcher Uncovers Multiple Influences in the Antibiotic Resistance Debate
US - The issue of antibiotic resistance may have only recently become front-page news, but it has always been a concern of those focused on improving public health. ...
21 July 2014
Science Minister Announces 'War Cabinet' to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
UK - BBSRC is part of a cross-council initiative backed by eight government bodies and the Wellcome Trust to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on all fronts....
17 July 2014
Replace Reduce Refine – Way Forward for Antibiotic Use
ANALYSIS - A framework for replacement, reduction and refinement needs to be established for the responsible use of antimicrobials along the supply chain....
14 July 2014
Belgium's Veterinary Sector Reduces Antibiotic Use
BELGIUM - Six per cent less antibiotic was used in the Belgian veterinary sector in 2013 than in the year before....
Public Meeting to be Held on Antibiotic Resistance Monitoring
US - US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a public meeting on antimicrobial resistance monitoring in the food supply in August....
07 July 2014
UK Leads the Way on Global Awareness of Antibiotic Resistance
UK - The Prime Minister has warned of the global threat of antibiotic resistance....
02 July 2014
Antibiotic Review Must Consider Animal Health, Say UK Vets
UK - The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the Prime Minister's announcement of a review into why so few antimicrobial drugs have been introduced in recent years, and called for the review to extend to animal health....
FDA Reports Full Industry Engagement over Judicious Antibiotic Use
US - The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) reports full industry engagement on its Antimicrobial Resistance strategy and has issued its first six-month progress report to update the public on current and pending drug label changes....
20 June 2014
Government Calls for Stop on Antibiotics in Indian Animal Feed
INDIA - The federal government has directed all state governments to stop antibiotics for animal feed fearing spread of antibiotic resistance through the food chain, writes Jagdish Kumar....
10 June 2014
Data Dilemma: Charting the Progress on Antimicrobials
GLOBAL – Veterinary medicine is in a global dilemma over how to measure the amount of antimicrobial drugs used on farms....
02 June 2014
New Guidelines on Animal Health, Welfare, Antibiotic Resistance
GLOBAL - New international standards and guidelines on animal health were agreed at the World Assembly of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in Paris, France, last week....
23 May 2014
Dutch Make Progress in Reducing Antibiotic Usage
THE NETHERLANDS - Great progress is being made in the Netherlands towards its declared aim of reducing the use of antibiotics in livestock and poultry production. ...
19 May 2014
AMI Helps US Consumers Confused about Antibiotics
US - A new survey reveals that consumers are confused about the causes of antibiotic resistance and the use of antibiotics in livestock and poultry production....
01 May 2014
Alliance Sets out Action Plan on Responsible Use of Antbiotics
UK - The Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA) fully supports the UK Government’s Five Year Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy that was launched on 10 September 2013 and has produced an action plan for the livestock sector....
16 April 2014
Collaborative Efforts to Promote Judicious Use of Antimicrobial Drugs in Food Animal Production
CANADA - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a complex and evolving public health issue, involving many players in Canada and internationally. ...
15 April 2014
Voluntary Withdrawal of Antimicrobials for Use in Food-Producing Animals
US - The US Food and Drug Administration is today announcing that five drug sponsors holding animal drug applications affected by Guidance For Industry (GFI) #213 have requested that FDA withdraw approval of a collective 19 animal drug applications because...
09 April 2014
New Regulations Come into Force to Reduce Antibiotic Use
GERMANY - From the beginning of April the German agricultural authorities have put in place a new regulation requiring livestock owners to report the amount of antibiotics they are giving their animals every six months....
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