Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Tyson Foods shifts its antibiotics policy for chicken products
Major poultry producer Tyson Foods has announced a shift in its antibiotics approach by reintroducing certain antibiotics in its chicken products, leading to the removal of the "no antibiotics ever" label from the affected foods, ...
Tuesday, June 27, 2023
UK retailers found to acquire meat from Polish chickens given antibiotics for Salmonella treatment
Three UK retailers are found to buy meat from chickens in Poland that were given a group of antibiotics used to treat human Salmonella infections.
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, April 5, 2023
Arm & Hammer's Dr. Xandra Smith: Pillars to subtract antibiotics from the pig production equation
Many sleepless nights have been suffered by pig producers in China and parts of Asia since African swine fever (ASF) strikes some years back.
Friday, January 27, 2023
Environmental groups call for end to employing subtherapeutic levels of antibiotics in US livestock
Environmental and health groups want the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to stop allowing livestock producers to administer subtherapeutic levels of antibiotics to herds to prevent disease.
Monday, November 21, 2022
Sales of veterinary antibiotics in European countries dropped by 47% in 2011-2021
The European Medicines Agency's (EMA) annual report on the European Surveillance of Veterinary Antimicrobial Consumption (ESVAC) showed that, since 2011, European countries have substantially reduced sales of veterinary antibiotics in anima ...
Friday, November 18, 2022
More than a tonne of antibiotics allegedly used at salmon farms in southern Tasmania, Australia
More than a tonne of antibiotics was used to control a potentially deadly fish disease at two salmon farms in southern Tasmania, Australia, earlier this year, but the companies and government made no public announcements at the time.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
US consumers more inclined to get milk from cows responsibly treated with antibiotics, researchers found
US consumers would be willing to buy milk from cows which are only treated with antibiotics when medically necessary – as long as the price isn't much higher than conventional milk, according to researchers at the College of Veterinar ...
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Farmers in Lampang, Thailand replace chicken antibiotics with cannabis
A community of poultry farmers in Lampang, Thailand, has been feeding cannabis to its chickens, claiming that the quality of the meat and eggs has improved, The Straits Times reported.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
The impact of porcine spray-dried plasma protein and dried egg protein harvested from hyper-immunized hens, provided in the presence or absence of subtherapeutic levels of antibiotics in the feed, on growth and indicators of intestinal function and physiology of nursery pigs
The objective of this experiment was to compare the effects of spray-dried plasma protein (SDPP) and dried egg protein (DEP), without (AB−) or with (AB+) in-feed antibiotics, on growth performance and markers of intestinal health in nursery ...
Friday, May 13, 2022
Chile salmon aquaculture facilities increase use of antibiotics in 2021
A report by Chile's National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) showed that the amount of antimicrobial used per harvested ton (ICA) among salmon aquaculture facilities increased in 2021 compared to the year prior, Fish Informat ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Chr. Hansen: Literature review demonstrates that probiotics can help reduce use of antibiotics in livestock production
A peer reviewed article by University of Bologna establishes bacillus-based probiotics as a promising strategy to help tackle the increasing problem of antibiotic resistance, while also reducing the incidence of post-weaning diarrhea in pig ...
Monday, April 11, 2022
US cattle still raised with antibiotics despite antibiotic-free claim, says study
A new study published in Science found that a substantial portion of cattle in the United States destined for the antibiotics-free meat market have, in fact, been given antibiotics.
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
France bans meat imports treated with growth antibiotics
France has announced that it will ban all meat imports from animals treated with growth antibiotics from April 22, 2022, in a move that will largely affect the poultry market, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
AB Agri, Intralytix investigate use of bacteriophages as natural alternative to antibiotics
AB Agri has partnered with US biotechnology company Intralytix to explore the use of bacteriophages, the natural viruses of bacteria, in animal feed as an alternative to antibiotics and other drugs.

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