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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....
03 February 2015
FSSAI Issues Draft Order on Use of Antibiotics in Meat, Poultry Products
INDIA - In order to curb the rampant use of antibiotics in meat and poultry products, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a draft order that proposes to stop growing use of antibiotics as a growth promoter in food-producing...
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....
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....
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