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Cattle Industry News By Category: Antibiotic

20 September 2022
Time is money: rapid diagnostic testing for bovine respiratory disease
A multidisciplinary research team is working to develop rapid genomic testing methods that will change the way feedlots make decisions about antimicrobial use and ultimately improve antimicrobial stewardship....
19 August 2022
AVMA passes policies on raw milk, agricultural animals
USDA should be responsible for genetic modification of farm animals, they said...
28 June 2022
Use of antimicrobials in animals trends downwards - WOAH report
Usage decreased 27% between 2016 and 2018...
21 June 2022
AnimalhealthEurope elects new president
Rob Kelly of MSD Animal Health replaces Hans Dittrich...
AnimalhealthEurope hosts first-ever hybrid event
One Health was the topic in focus...
20 June 2022
NCBA: Elanco focuses on BRD prevention, management
Bovine respiratory disease, or BRD, costs the U.S. beef industry upwards of $1 billion per year, according to university and private studies....
06 June 2022
13 April 2022
Some probiotics could be a source of antibiotic resistance, researchers find
Enterococcus faecium can be a source of antibiotic resistance...
01 April 2022
EU reports high levels of antibiotic resistance to Salmonella, Campylobacter
Experts found high resistance to ciprofloxacin, a drug used in human health...
21 March 2022
FDA approves new prescription antibiotic option for cattle, pigs
The antibiotic treats organisms associated with BRD, foot rot and pinkeye...
03 March 2022
EPRUMA welcomes recommendations on reserving antimicrobials for human use only
The scientific advise is in line with the EU's One Health approach, they say...
23 February 2022
France bans meat imports from animals treated with growth antibiotics
The move will mostly impact the poultry sector...
11 February 2022
29 January 2022
Updated EU legislation on veterinary medicinal products begins
The new rules came into effect on 28 January...
19 January 2022
UK launches hub to monitor antibiotic use in cattle, sheep
The tool has a track record of improving transparency and accountability ...
12 January 2022
27 December 2021
US sales, distribution of antimicrobials drop in 2020 - report
Sales and distribution of medically important declined by 38% since 2015...
20 December 2021
UK veterinary antibiotic sales cut in half in last 6 years
Usage has been reduced by 52% in six years...
15 December 2021
Europe significantly decreases use of veterinary antibiotics
Overall use has declined 43.2% since 2011...
13 December 2021
Pen-side test for BRD may save cattle industry millions, reduce antibiotic use
Sous-vide cooking inspired an idea that took promising technology out of the lab and into the barn. Researchers at Purdue University successfully developed an on-site bovine respiratory disease test that provides results within an hour....
01 December 2021
Looking to improve antimicrobial resistance monitoring in animals?
Antimicrobial resistance monitoring is essential to guide the proper use of antibiotics, and thus reduce the resistance of microorganisms. ...
29 November 2021
USDA supports antimicrobial resistance research
The goal is to reduce the adverse effects of antimicrobials used in agriculture...
26 November 2021
EU lowers use of veterinary antibiotics
Overall sales of antimicrobials declined by 43.2% in 10 years...
22 November 2021
World Antibiotic Awareness Week: Key takeaways from new FAO report to reduce livestock antimicrobial use through nutrition
Coen Smits, Global R&D Director at Trouw Nutrition and first author of a new Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) initiated report focused on reducing antibiotic use in livestock using nutritional strategies, spoke to Global Ag...
19 November 2021
US livestock impacted by drug, feed shortages
The shortages are caused by supply-chain disruptions...
11 November 2021
EFSA assessing risk of antimicrobial resistant bacteria in transport
The assessment was requested by the European Parliament's Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI)...
10 November 2021
UK: Veterinary antibiotics sales on the decline
VMD attributes positive results to cooperation between the farming industry, veterinarians and government...
29 October 2021
EFSA explores AMR risks in animal transport
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is researching the risks antimicrobial resistant bacteria spreading during animal transport. ...
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