Tuesday, August 22, 2023
University of Nottingham study proposes big data and AI for livestock antimicrobial resistance surveillance
A recent study conducted by the University of Nottingham has highlighted the potential benefits of leveraging big data and machine learning in the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) within livestock production methods, which cou ...
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Low levels of antimicrobial resistance in E. coli found on UK beef and pork, survey states
There are low levels of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in E. coli on beef and pork meat on sale in the United Kingdom, according to a survey.
Monday, June 19, 2023
Council of the EU accepts recommendation to expand action against antimicrobial resistance
The Council of the European Union has adopted a recommendation aimed at stepping up EU action to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the fields of human health, animal health and the environment.
Monday, June 5, 2023
European Parliament calls for proper use of antibiotics to prevent antimicrobial resistance
In a resolution passed with 525 votes in favour, two against and 33 abstentions, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) expressed that the successful tackling of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) requires the prudent use of antibiotics for ...
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Study tracks antimicrobial resistance of E. Coli in swine
A recently published study by the University of Illinois tracked the antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli (E.coli) isolated from swine in the US at slaughter, Farm Journal reported.
Friday, February 24, 2023
Canadian university researchers find link between overlooked gene and antimicrobial resistance
Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask, Canada) have discovered how a previously overlooked gene is involved in antimicrobial resistance.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
UK sees rise in antimicrobial resistance in Campylobacter from chicken for last two decades
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Campylobacter from chicken has increased in the United Kingdom in the past two decades, according to a report.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Spain approves National Plan to combat antimicrobial resistance
The Sectorial Conference in Spain has approved the 2022-2024 strategic plan of the country's National Plan to address antimicrobial resistance.
Thursday, March 31, 2022
Roslin: Partnership aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance
African fellows' recent visit to the Roslin Institute in the United Kingdom has created an opportunity for training, mentorship and strengthening collaboration, the institute said.
Monday, February 14, 2022
Antimicrobial resistance E. coli levels in UK chicken stable in last few years
Levels of antimicrobial resistant (AMR) E. coli in chicken in the United Kingdom have remained stable in the past few years, according to a report.
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
EU veterinary drug legislation enacted to keep antimicrobial resistance in check
A new revised EU veterinary drug legislation was put in place last month, as part of efforts to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Monday, November 29, 2021
FAO introduces new five-year plan to counter antimicrobial resistance
The silent global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) highly impacts the agri-food sector, Qu Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warned last week while presenting FAO's new fiv ...
Monday, June 21, 2021
EFSA identifies feed, humans as potential sources of antimicrobial resistance in livestock
Fertilisers of faecal origin, irrigation and water are the most significant sources of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in plant-based food and/or aquaculture, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Monday, February 1, 2021
UN group focused on fighting antimicrobial resistance sees participation from major industry players
Global leaders in science, industry and government have joined the United Nations’ One Health Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) to combat antimicrobial resistance.
Monday, December 21, 2020
European Commission's fifth report on action against antimicrobial resistance published
The European Commission has published its fifth progress report on the implementation of the "European One Health Action Plan against Antimicrobial Resistance," which was adopted in June 2017.

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