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Antibiotics - Articles and news items

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…

Whitepaper: Maximising antimicrobial screening from a single honey sample

Whitepapers, Z Homepage Promo  •  15 April 2016  •  Randox Food Diagnostics

This free-to-view whitepaper explains how to maximise antimicrobial screening from a single honey sample through multi-analytical determination on biochip arrays…

Tyson Foods issues first part of its sustainability report

Industry news  •  17 March 2016  •  Victoria White

For the first time, the online report is being issued in segments over five weeks, beginning with an update on the company’s animal well-being efforts…

Cargill eliminates 20% of shared-class antibiotics used for beef-cattle

Industry news  •  9 March 2016  •  Victoria White

Cargill has announced that it is eliminating 20% of shared-class antibiotics from its four feed yards in Texas, Kansas and Colorado…

Dairy farm antibiotics persisted after waste treatment, study finds

Industry news  •  11 February 2016  •  Victoria White

Scientists found that antibiotics and oestrogens largely persisted in the treated materials, which are typically reused as fertiliser and animal bedding on the farm…

FAO calls for international action on antimicrobial resistance

Industry news  •  11 February 2016  •  Victoria White

The FAO has said that antimicrobial resistance is an emerging public health threat requiring a globally coordinated effort to counter the risks it poses to food security…


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