Antibiotics In Animals & People Webinar Now Online
University of Illinois professor of animal sciences Jim Pettigrew and fellow members of the Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS) caught the attention of many with a webinar titled, “Antibiotics in Animals and People.” FULL STORY »
FDA Seeks Voluntary Antibiotic Restriction
In a recent meeting with consumer advocates, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration indicated it is negotiating with a manufacturer of antimicrobial products for use in food animals to remove growth promotion as a labeled use for one antibiotic.
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Antibiotics: Are You Part Of The Residue Problem Or Solution?
You may have noticed a number of articles in popular farm journals that address the issue of antibiotic residues and/or resistance. FULL STORY »
KLA Members Share True Animal Health Story With GAO
Analysts from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) were in Kansas last week gathering information for a report on antibiotic use in animal agriculture. FULL STORY »
Video: Prudent Use Of Antibiotics In Pig Production
John Mackinnon, of the UK's Pig Health and Production Consultancy, discusses judicious use of antibiotics.
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Vaccinate Livestock Against Anthrax Now
Livestock producers should get their animals vaccinated for anthrax now, especially if they are in areas with a history of the disease, North Dakota State University Extension Service veterinarian Charlie Stoltenow advises. FULL STORY »
Cattle Health: Antibiotics – What’s Your Responsibility?
Lately there have been several large media stories related to the use of antibiotics in livestock production. They are claiming that the use is causing “super bugs” that cannot be killed by currently available antibiotics in humans. FULL STORY »
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