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Cattle Industry News By Category: Antibiotic

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. ...
18 October 2021
UK food industry voices support for new farm antibiotic database
The UK food industry has welcomed a call to action to UK cattle vets to spearhead uptake of a national dataset for farm antibiotic use. ...
15 October 2021
UK cattle vets to spearhead crucial antibiotic data collection
Cattle vets are being called on to spearhead efforts to populate the new national Medicine Hub with farm antibiotic data....
09 September 2021
Vets warn that proposed EU antibiotics rule puts animal health at risk
A proposed antibiotics rule could, "counteract the EU's efforts to combat [antibiotic resistance]," say thousands of vets and animal health experts. ...
26 August 2021
Global leaders call for food systems to significantly reduce antimicrobial use
Global leaders and experts from the OIE are calling for a significant and urgent reduction in the amounts of antimicrobial drugs used in food systems, saying that it is critical in combatting rising levels of drug resistance....
23 August 2021
New research finds dramatic decrease in antibiotic use for animals in the EU
A new report from the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA), European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) finds that the EU's use of antibiotics in food-producing animals is now lower than it is in humans....
13 August 2021
Bacteriophage start-up secures €21 million
Proteon Pharmaceuticals, a company that specializes in developing bacteriophage therapies for the livestock sector, has secured a €21 million investment to accelerate the commercialization of its products....
30 July 2021
OIE: report says livestock antimicrobials intended use trending lower
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) recently published its Fifth OIE Annual Report on Antimicrobial Agents Intended for Use in Animals. ...
28 July 2021
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in cattle
Growing resistance to our go-to antibiotics is one of the biggest threats the world faces. As common bacteria like strep and salmonella become resistant to medications, what used to be easily treatable infections can now pose difficult medical challenges....
16 July 2021
US restaurant chains fail to stop antibiotic overuse in beef supplies
A new Chain Reaction Report finds that many restaurant chains across the US are not doing enough to curb the use of medically important antibiotics in their beef supplies. ...
09 June 2021
Nuffield Farming report explores nutritional strategies to combat antimicrobial resistance in livestock
Veterinary Surgeon and Trouw Nutrition Ireland Technical Manager Mark Little NSch 2019 has published his Nuffield Farming report titled "Feeding for Heath – Combating Antimicrobial Resistance", sponsored by The Thomas Henry Foundation....
13 April 2021
USAID and key agriculture partners launch consortium to combat the threat of infectious diseases
A five-year animal agriculture program launched by USAID and led by Cargill, Ausvet, Heifer International and International Poultry Council will increase capacity of farmers, governments and other stakeholders to prevent and quickly respond to growing...
22 March 2021
RCVS Knowledge to lead major antibiotic stewardship initiative for farms
A major initiative aimed at equipping vets across the UK with the latest antibiotic stewardship principles for treating specific farm animal species is being rolled out by a leading veterinary educational charity, in collaboration with a number of prominent...
30 January 2021
US industry groups call for urgent action on livestock antibiotic overuse
A coalition of animal health groups is urging the new US administration to address the growing threat of AMR and curb the overuse of antibiotics in livestock farming. ...
27 January 2021
WVA and Brooke to create first ever global list of essential livestock medicines
As part of a wider strategy to standardise health treatments for farm animals and improve health outcomes, the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and animal welfare charity Brooke will collaborate to create a global list of essential veterinary medicines....
15 January 2021
New report stresses the need for a UK farm animal health and welfare body
A new report published as part of the Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust and AHDB highlights the need for a veterinary-led farm animal health and welfare body for the UK. ...
17 December 2020
RCVS Knowledge to lead major collaboration to support antibiotic stewardship in farm animals
RCVS Knowledge is to lead a major collaborative project to unite and empower UK farm animal vets and their practice teams to establish and embed good antimicrobial stewardship....
24 November 2020
World leaders pool efforts to fight the accelerating crisis of AMR
High-level global leaders group will advocate for urgent action to combat antimicrobial resistance across all sectors and ensure the availability of important medicines for the future....
23 November 2020
UK halves veterinary sales of antibiotics in five years
New data on antibiotic sales show that UK farmers and veterinarians have been working together to use antibiotics responsibly. ...
20 November 2020
UK farm vets work to establish a country-wide network of "Farm Vet Champions"
As part of the UK's farm animal antibiotics targets for 2024, vets propose creating a network to support farmers with herd health planning and disease prevention. ...
19 November 2020
British vets welcome ambitious new four-year antibiotic use targets
The British Veterinary Association has welcomed new sector-specific targets for responsible antibiotic use for the farm sector over the next four years....
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