Tagged: antibiotics


Food safety for the holidays: Proper cooking is a must

December 5, 2018

If you are in charge of cooking for the holidays, you have the power to guard against illness that affects 76 million people every year. A few simple food safety steps will help protect your family and friends. One of the simplest: cooking to the proper temperature. Here’s a free guide you can download and keep handy in your kitchen.

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What’s required to ship food overseas and is it worth the effort?

March 26, 2018

There is a lot of talk about trade these days. In my latest blog, I provide some context for the discussion when it comes to U.S. meat and agricultural exports. How is safety assured in the meat we send to other countries? Is it really worth it to jump through all the regulatory hoops? You might be surprised by the answer. My previous blog took a deeper dive into imported meat and my new blog about U.S. exports completes the picture for you.

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U.S. organizations take the antibiotic resistance challenge seriously

February 26, 2018

Antibiotic resistance isn’t headlining the news right now, but behind the scenes, experts at the local, state and federal levels are continually monitoring and analyzing data. The CDC, FDA and USDA all have roles, and the animal health community has partnered with them to ensure responsible use of antibiotics.

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