Tagged: antibiotic residue

 

Are You Ready for the Truth About Antibiotic Use? The Evidence Is In.

February 15, 2020

Farmers, veterinarians and the animal health community have committed to responsible use of antibiotics to ensure animal health and well-being. Importantly, they’ve also made substantial progress over time. I share my thoughts on some bigger picture implications for animal health and welfare in my latest blog.


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World Antibiotics Awareness Week

November 18, 2019

Today marks the beginning of World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW), which aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.  I know that antibiotic resistance and antibiotic stewardship are topics that come with a lot of…


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Confused by meat labels? Here’s what you need to know

September 25, 2019

The USDA’s glossary of meat and poultry labeling terms has 20 items from “basted or self-basted” to “young turkey” and includes “natural,” “no hormones” and “organic.” What do they all mean? Here’s some background and perspective on labels in general and one – no antibiotics added – in particular. Other resources are available as well that will help you the next time you’re at the supermarket shopping for meat.


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