Antibiotics - Articles and news items

EU report: Antimicrobial resistance remains high

Industry news  •  22 February 2017  •  New Food

Bacteria found in humans, animals and food continue to show resistance to widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance…

It’s time to reduce, replace and re-think the use of antimicrobials in animals

Industry news  •  24 January 2017  •  New Food

Reducing the use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals, replacing them where possible and re-thinking the livestock production system is essential for the future of animal and public health…

Will latest FDA regulation finally take measures to stop routine antibiotic misuse?

Industry news  •  9 January 2017  •  New Food

Having covered the routine misuse of antibiotics in farming over the last 12 months we take a look at the latest FDA regulations that relate to the issue…

The top 10 things 2016 taught us

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  15 December 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

We’ve identified the top 10 things that the last twelve months taught us. Here are our highlights (or lowlights dependent on your viewpoint) from 2016…

Natural resistance in bacteria to biocides

Issue 6 2016  •  13 December 2016  •  Veslemøy Andersen, Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI)

Veslemøy Andersen, Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI), offers an insight into the natural resistance in bacteria to biocides…

Resisting resistance: Investors take action to manage risk of antibiotic overuse in farming

Industry news  •  15 November 2016  •  New Food

A new investor briefing – Superbugs and Super Risks – has been released highlighting the risks to investors from the overuse of antibiotics in farming…

Senior medics call for immediate ban on routine misuse of antibiotics in UK farming

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  14 November 2016  •  The Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics

15 senior medics have written to the UK government calling for urgent action to tackle the routine misuse of antibiotics in farming…

Massive overuse of farm antibiotics continues in Europe

Industry news  •  17 October 2016  •  New Food

New data published by the EMA reveals that many European countries are failing to put an end to massive overuse of antibiotics in farming…

UK MPs call for supermarket action on farm antibiotics

Industry news  •  12 October 2016  •  Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics

Zac Goldsmith MP has tabled a motion on veterinary antibiotic use in the UK, encouraging MPs to act on the use of antibiotics from UK supermarkets…

Supermarkets must play their part in tackling the antibiotics crisis – Emma Rose

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  21 September 2016  •  Emma Rose, Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics

Emma Rose of the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, gives a report on the responsibility of supermarkets with respect to sustainable antibiotic use…

Alliance to Save our Antibiotics: antimicrobial resistance ‘to kill one person every 3 seconds by 2050’

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  13 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

New Food speaks exclusively to Emma Rose from Alliance to Save our Antibiotics about an impending global crisis: antimicrobial resistance…

Tougher post-Brexit regulation needed on farming antibiotics say officials

Industry news  •  6 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

Politicians and campaigners have urged Brexit negotiators to push for tougher rules on farming antibiotics as fresh information is uncovered regarding the superbug and UK supermarkets…

Pressure on McDonald’s to impose global antibiotics ban

Industry news  •  12 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

An online campaign asking for an antibiotics ban is putting pressure on McDonald’s to implement a global ban on products derived from animals treated with antibiotics.

Argentina celebrates new beef deal with China

Industry news  •  5 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Despite a fundamental disagreement on an antibiotics contamination which saw a significant shipment of its meat destroyed by the Chinese government, Argentina is celebrating the renewal of a key beef trade deal.

Antimicrobial resistance in soil and the food chain

Industry news  •  23 May 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Researchers are to investigate if large amounts of antibiotic resistant bacteria are present in agricultural soil which may spread into the food chain…

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