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Meat Industry News By Category: Antibiotic

16 April 2014
Canada Promotes Judicious Use of Antimicrobial Drugs
CANADA - Health Canada's Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD) is promoting the prudent use of antimicrobial drugs with the...
14 April 2014
US Cities Praised for Resolutions to Stop Overuse of Antibiotics in Livestock
US - Campaigner against the overuse of antibiotics, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter has praised the cities of Seattle, Cleveland,...
Antimicrobials Voluntarily Withdrawn for Use in Food-Producing Animals
US - Five drug sponsors holding animal drug applications affected by Guidance For Industry (GFI) #213 have called on the...
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...
02 April 2014
Antibiotic Resistance in Humans Unrelated to Farm Animal Use
UK - Following a recent newspaper article blaming on the development of antibiotic resistance in human pathogens on animal...
28 March 2014
New Rules for Pig Meat Inspection
UK - The UK’s Food Standards Agency has started a six-week consultation on new rules for pig meat inspections, which come...
27 March 2014
Antimicrobial Resistance Remains Common in Bacteria in Humans Animals Food
Bacteria most frequently causing food-borne infections, such as Salmonella and Campylobacter, show significant resistance...
18 March 2014
Abattoirs Found Effective at Battling Pathogens
UK – A study into pathogens and zoonoses on pig carcases at slaughter has shown a lower prevalence of bacteria on the carcases...
17 March 2014
Antibiotics Endgame to be Explored by Summit Panel
US - Representatives from Panera Bread Company, Perdue Farms and Certified Angus Beef will participate on the panel and discuss...
14 March 2014
Texas Tech Scientist Raises Concern of Using Beta Agonists in Beef Cattle
US - Use of certain animal drugs known as beta agonists in cattle production has received considerable attention both in...
13 March 2014
Living Near Pigs Increases Risk of Antibiotic-resistant Infection
US - The risk of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is significantly higher in people, who live near to pig...
10 March 2014
US Calls for Taiwan to Set Limit for Ractopamine in Pork
US & TAIWAN - The is continuing to call on Taiwan to establish a maximum residue level (MRL) for the beta-agonist, ractopamine,...
04 March 2014
Livestock Production Undergoing Rapid Structural Change
FINLAND - A structural change in livestock production in Finland is affecting production costs and competitiveness....
03 March 2014
What Will Antibiotic Guidelines Mean for US Livestock Farmers?
US - Vets, rather than farmers, are to play a decisive role in implementing US antimicrobial policy in light of new voluntary...
25 February 2014
Chickens Reared Successfully Without Antibiotics
SINGAPORE - Singapore company Kee Song Brothers Poultry has become the first in Southeast Asia to show that chickens can...
18 February 2014
Chick-fil-A Assures High Bird Welfare in Antibiotic Removal
US - US fast food chain Chick-fil-A has issued assurances that birds raised and used for its products are kept and reared...
BRF Launches Hormone-free Chicken Campaign
BRAZIL - Brazilian food and poultry processor BRF has launched a new campaign to spell out the wholesome nature of the chicken...
New Software from CIRAD Aims to Cut Antibiotic Use
FRANCE - A team from CIRAD has developed a software capable of identifying some of the proteins involved in triggering bacterial...
13 February 2014
Another US Fast Food Chicken Chain to go Antibiotic-free
US - Chick-fil-A has announced a commitment to serve poultry products made from chicken raised without antibiotics in its...
30 January 2014
Rotting Zebra Bacteria Can Kill Anthrax
NAMIBIA – A Zebra carcass has yielded a team of bacteriologists with a possible solution to anthrax bacillus....
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