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WHO Calls for End to Routine Antibiotic Use in Healthy Animals

The World Health Organisation has stepped into the row over the overuse of antibiotics administered to animals on farms. The WHO is recommending that farmers and the food industry should … Continue reading

November 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Antibiotic Overuse Attacked Despite Data Showing Decline in Sales

Sales of veterinary antibiotics for use in both farm animals and companion animals are falling across Europe. A report from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) shows a fall in sales … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dairy Farmers Committed to Reducing Antibiotic Use

More and more milk buyers in the dairy sector are asking their farmer suppliers about antibiotic use on the farm. And retailers need to take an active part in policy … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · 1 Comment