The FDA recently released its 2014-2015 Retail Meat Interim Report, summarizing data from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS). The report focuses specifically on salmonella, one of the most c
Fake news reports about an antibiotic resistant salmonella outbreak in chickens prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to issue statements that it is safe put chickens in costumes for Halloween.
While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, Cornell food scientists discovered mcr-9, a new, stealthy jumping gene so diabolical and robust that it resists one of the world’s few last-resort antibiotics.
Peter Davies, Ph.D., professor in the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, in partnership with scientists from the USDA National Animal Disease Center and the Iowa State University College of Veterina
Scientists have discovered a new protein that likely will advance the search for new natural antibiotics, according to a study by Texas A&M AgriLife Research published Feb. 13 in the journal Nature Microbiology.
This week, GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) released a new Veterinary Feed Record (VFR) feature that offers veterinarians a tool for managing and tracking non-VFD, feed-grade antibiotics (ie. carbadox, bacitracin, tiamulin) in i
As long as antibiotic use continues in humans or animals, pathogens will develop resistance. But as public pressures to fight the emergence of antibiotic-resistant pathogens and preserve the efficacy of existing product