High use of antibiotics on pig farms is believed to be behind the emergence of the dangerous superbug, which the WHO has called a major threat to human health.
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One of the world's largest farming interest groups calls for action from European Commission as EU honey harvests fall by up to 80 percent.
A report by European food safety and public health authorities has confirmed 'antimicrobial resistance' is still one of the biggest threats to human health after the discovery of resistance to a drug not authorised for use on animals in poultry.
3 October 2016 | By Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics
A detailed follow-up to our previous story provided by the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics as UK pork products purchased from major UK supermarkets test positive for livestock-associated MRSA (LA-MRSA)...
3 October 2016 | By Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer
The strain of superbug MRSA that affects livestock has been found in UK-produced pork in supermarkets ASDA and Sainsbury's...
14 September 2016 | By Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Norway is the only country to have implemented a "search and destroy" strategy against LA-MRSA among pig herds to date...