#antibiotics

July 1, 2017

China to Reduce Use of Antibiotics to Poultry

China will gradually ban antibiotics for poultry and livestock that can easily cause cross-drug resistance. Authorities expect that by 2020, more than 97 percent of poultry, […]
June 25, 2017

Old Disease Wreaks Havoc on Antibiotic-Free Chickens

An old disease came back to haunt poultry growers after shifting toward chicken grown without antibiotics. “A 1950s disease came back because we were made to […]
February 3, 2017

EU Admits No Specific Solution to Reduce Antibiotic Use

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have issued a statement regarding the reduction of antimicrobial use in animals and the need […]
January 6, 2017

Task Force Formed to Reduce Antibiotics Use

Members of the newly formed Targets Task Force in the United Kingdom met to discuss ways to reduce and replace antibiotic use in all livestock sectors. […]
November 17, 2016

Wise Use of Antibiotics Key to Avoid Resistance

A report from the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said that wise use of antibiotics would reduce resistance to these drugs. According to the […]
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