Implementation of The Food and Drug Administration’s judicious use policy means medically important antibiotics will be used in food animals only to fight disease under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian. Ther
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is publishing a paper proposing the use of a biomass denominator to adjust annual data on the amount of antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals in the U
Formed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the U.S. Stakeholder Forum on Antimicrobial Resistance (SFAR) now lists over 100 health-related organizations that have joined the partnership. Those groups include
The USDA this week announced the availability of $6 million to fund research to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR). This funding is available through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), authorized b
USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has asked for public comments on changes intended to clarify program definitions and terminology in the National Veterinary Accreditation Program (NVAP).
A national summit highlighting policy, education and economic issues surrounding the stewardship of antimicrobial drug use in food-producing animals will take place Jan. 20-21, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 4