Antibiotics and their use in food animals will be the illuminating consumer issue this year. Rightfully so; consumers depend on antibiotics as a critical tool to help keep them healthy when they get ill, just as hog farmers depend on antimicrobials to help sick pigs....More
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing revisions to its annual reporting requirements for drug sponsors of all antimicrobials sold or distributed for use in food-producing animals in order to obtain estimates of sales by major food-producing species...More
The competition is sizzling in Week 2 of the #RealPigFarming Challenge. Great things are happening on pig farms across the United States and Canada. Click through the #RealPigFarming social media posts for the week May 9-May 15.
World Health Organization (WHO) called on scientists, national authorities and the media to follow best practices in naming new human infectious diseases to minimize unnecessary negative effects on nations, economies and people....More
The Friday Roundup recaps the must read stories from this week. The animal agriculture industry has been on high alert as the U.S. faces its largest outbreak of bird flu, yet. Meanwhile, Kansas State released an in-depth economic look into mandatory COOL, Aramark announced animal welfare standards and Seaboard fires employees over improper handling of pigs.