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20 November 2014
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....
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....
13 August 2014
Experts Meet to Solve Infectious Disease Challenges
AUSTRALIA - Many of Australia's leading animal and human infectious disease experts are joining forces this week to identify challenges that might benefit from greater collaboration across Australia's research institutions....
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....
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