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Meat Industry News By Category: Antibiotic

29 January 2014
Wrong Picture Painted over Antibiotic Use
US - The animal agriculture industry has wrongly been painted as being irresponsible in its use of antibiotics, writes Chris...
24 January 2014
Call for Submission of Views on Planning, Antibiotics and Welfare
UK - The All Party Parliamentary Group for Eggs, Pigs & Poultry, covering the egg, poultry meat and pork sectors, has announced...
23 January 2014
Limiting Use of Antibiotics
US – Limiting antimicrobial usage in food animals is to be the subject of a producer oriented webinar, to be run by the...
22 January 2014
Effective Danish Effort to Reduce Use of Antibiotics
DENMARK - The use of antibiotics in Danish farming has fallen by 11 per cent since 2009 according to data showing figures...
17 January 2014
Malaysian Consumer Group Calls for Ban on Antibiotics in Animal Feed
MALAYA - A consumer group in Malaysia has called on the authorities to ban antibiotic use in animal feeds following the EU...
16 January 2014
Carbapenemase-producing Germs in Livestock Populations
GERMANY - Carbapenems are antibiotics authorised for the treatment of humans and which were categorised by the World Health...
13 January 2014
White Paper Highlights Complexities of Antibiotic Resistance Issues
US - The National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) has published a White Paper on its recent symposium on antimicrobial...
02 January 2014
Pecan Shell Extract to Protect Meats from Pathogens
US - Extracts from pecan shells may be effective as antimicrobials in protecting meats, such as chicken from listeria growth....
Academic Advocates Fee for Antibiotics Used in Vet Medicine
CANADA - An economics researcher says extensive use of antibiotics in agriculture and aquaculture is creating a public health...
21 December 2013
Race Against Bacteria: Linking Livestock Production and Human Medicine
GLOBAL - The last decade has seen veterinary authorities address the routine use of antimicrobial drugs and prescribe more...
17 December 2013
Phasing out Antibiotics for Growth Promotion in US: What Are the Consequences?
ANALYSIS - The proposed changes to the regulations on the use of antibiotics in the US for food-producing animals will mean...
Antibiotics Not Always Used in Raising Chickens
US - The National Chicken Council (NCC) has issued a statement on the FDA plan to phase out growth-promoting use of medically...
Vets to Oversee Feed Antibiotics
US - News that the US Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to help phase out the use of certain antimicrobial drugs...
13 December 2013
FDA Acts to End Antibiotic Resistance
US - A plan has been put forward to phase out the use of medically important antimicrobials in food animals to improve growth...
05 December 2013
Antimicrobial Resistance: A Race Against Bacteria
ANALYSIS - Over use of antimicrobial medicines has prompted scientists to ask the question; are we going to lose our life-saving...
03 December 2013
€160 million EU Funds to Fight Animal Diseases in 2014
EU - The EU has committed more than €160 million to support eradication and monitoring programmes that aim to eliminate...
Iranian Study Examines Antibiotic Resistance in Chicken
IRAN - A survey of chicken samples in one region of Iran has revealed 28 per cent were positive for Staphylococcus bacteria,...
27 November 2013
Resistant Bacteria Found for First Time on UK Poultry Farm
UK - Antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria have been found for the first time in farm livestock at a...
26 November 2013
Europeans Needs More Information on Antibiotics
EU - The use of antibiotics in human medicine is declining in the European Union but much work still needed, according to...
20 November 2013
Little Change in UK Antibiotic Use in Animals
UK - The latest report on antibiotic sales for animals, based on data from 2012, indicated no significant changes in the...
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