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.
Monday, November 30, 2020
EU: New legislation on monitoring, reporting antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic bacteria
The European Commission has committed itself to review the legislation concerning the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in zoonotic and commensal bacteria in farm and food animals, according to the EU One Health Action Plan to ...
Monday, November 23, 2020
FAO to launch community driving efforts to control antimicrobial resistance
On November 23, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization will launch a new community of behaviour change practitioners to design solutions that make it easier for people to use antimicrobials appropriately and prevent disease e ...
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Researchers raise alarm on antimicrobial resistance in aquaculture
Researchers from the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD) and French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) have raised alarm regarding the development of antimicrobial-resistant b ...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Antimicrobial resistance on farms: a review including biosecurity and the potential role of disinfectants in resistance selection
Resistance to therapeutic antimicrobial agents is recognized as a growing problem for both human and veterinary medicine, and the need to address the issue in both of these linked domains is a current priority in public policy. Efforts to l ...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
EW Nutrition hosts webinar on antimicrobial resistance
Join this highly topical webinar on the emerging threat of antimicrobial resistance in animal production on April 7, 2020, 8 AM CET (2 PM Singapore Time), hosted by Dutch expert Twan van Gerwe, DVM MSc PhD, from EW Nutrition.
Friday, September 20, 2019
Antimicrobial resistance rising rapidly in low, middle-income countries: study
A team of researchers led by Thomas Van Boeckel, SNF Assistant Professor of Health Geography and Policy at ETH Zurich, published on September 20 a map of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in animals in low- and middle-income countries in the j ...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Two advanced tools for understanding antimicrobial resistance
EPI assays and qPCR are two of several tools that BIOMIN scientists and researchers use to better understand and potentially combat the mechanisms of antibiotic resistance.

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