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Poultry Industry News By Category: Antibiotic
17 January 2019
Inconsistent antibiotic categorisation puts Canadian livestock, poultry at disadvantage
CANADA - The Executive Director of Alberta Chicken Producers said inconsistencies in how different countries categorise antibiotics put Canada's livestock and poultry producers at a competitive disadvantage...
25 December 2018
Reduction in use of medically important antibiotics sold for chicken production, says FDA
USA - Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that domestic sales and distribution of all medically important antimicrobials intended for use in food-producing animals decreased by 33 percent between years 2016 and 2017...
19 December 2018
Groups issue framework for antibiotic stewardship in food animal production
USA, 19 December 2018 - Leading stakeholder organisations define and outline core components of stewardship to protect public health...
12 December 2018
Costco sets stricter standards for antibiotic use by poultry suppliers
USA, 12 December 2018 - The warehouse retailer took steps to control use of medically important antibiotics, the overuse of which in animal agriculture presents a risk to human health as bacteria become resistant to the drugs...
07 December 2018
E.coli: Fewer antibiotics means more biosecurity
The threat of E.coli infection in poultry farms has never been far away. It continues to be one of the most important sources of economic and welfare problems in poultry production. ...
04 December 2018
Indian poultry exports to get boost with ban on growth drugs
INDIA, 4 December 2018 - A government move to ban the use of strong antibiotics in poultry farms could help insulate animal product exporters from international criticism on drug contamination...
19 November 2018
Germany tackles antimicrobial resistance
GERMANY, 19 November 2018 - The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) organised two symposia dealing with microbial risks in food in November 2018: "Food-associated viruses" (7 November) and "Antimicrobial resistance in the food chain" (8-9...
Farmers, frontline defenders against antimicrobial resistance
GLOBAL, 19 November 2018 - Farmers have a vital role to play in stemming the spread of antimicrobial resistance among disease-causing pathogens, and can make a significant contribution simply by adopting good hygiene practices during their day-to-day...
18 November 2018
New report shows progress in achieving farm antibiotic targets
Twelve months after industry-led targets for antibiotic use were identified for all main farm livestock species in the UK, a review of progress has been released, including details of where targets have been achieved early and where challenges remain...
14 November 2018
"We need you to handle antimicrobials with care," says OIE
FRANCE, 14 November 2018 - The World Organisation for Animal Health kicks off World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2018 with a call to action for all animal health stakeholders: “We all have a role to play to protect these invaluable medicines”...
12 November 2018
One death linked to Salmonella outbreak in California
USA, 8 November 2018: Since the last update on July 19, 2018, 74 ill people from 26 states have been added to this investigation...
08 November 2018
Muscle myopathies and foodborne pathogen management the focus of new, hands-on food safety programme at 2019 IPPE
USA - The 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will offer a new education programme titled, Salmonella and Campylobacter Control in Poultry Production and Processing – Meeting Food Safety Goals...
05 November 2018
International action to address antimicrobial resistance in animals
MOROCCO, 31 October 2018 - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) hosted global leaders in animal health from the private and public sectors and civil society to discuss new ideas and solutions to the global rise of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...
30 October 2018
NIFA invests in research to maintain healthy flocks
The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced support for research to help maintain healthy agricultural animals. The funding is made possible through NIFA's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative...
26 October 2018
Brazil agriculture ministry launches surprise inspections at BRF
BRAZIL - 25 October 2018: (Reuters) - Brazil's agriculture ministry on Thursday launched surprise inspections at BRF SA, the world's largest chicken exporter, as the first salvo in its own investigation into police allegations that the company evaded...
Arbor Acres Asia training featured biosecurity to safeguard bird health
Optimum biosecurity is critical for protecting broiler and breeder flocks...
25 October 2018
EU bans prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming
EU - 25 October 2018: The European Parliament has today (25 October 2018) approved new legislation to come into force in 2022, banning the prophylactic use of antibiotics in farming...
08 October 2018
RUMA confirms position on ‘antibiotic-free’ product labelling
UK - RUMA is re-stating its position that while it welcomes efforts to minimise antibiotic use through improved health and welfare, it does not support the use of “Antibiotic-free”, “Reared without antibiotics” and “No antibiotics ever” claims...
27 September 2018
Global egg industry adopts formal position on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
GLOBAL - The International Egg Commission and its members support, and will promote, the responsible use of all antimicrobials to allow for the long-term safe production of eggs, safeguarding the availability of eggs and egg products for the world’s...
18 September 2018
IPPE Insights: Innovation driving efficiency, profitability & sustainability
At Novus International, new innovative products and applications are in the works to help producers improve their efficiency, profitability and sustainability....
16 August 2018
Conference tackles antibiotic resistance in food-producing animals
Leading figures in the UK animal health and food sectors speak at groundbreaking conference to tackle antibiotic resistance in meat and egg production...
01 August 2018
Synergistic use of different feed additives may support producers’ antibiotic reduction programmes
THE NETHERLANDS - Global validation trials support integrated approach to reducing antibiotic use in poultry production...
30 July 2018
Interim report shows UK farming’s progress towards antibiotic use targets
UK - RUMA has released a half-year summary of the UK farming industry’s progress towards achieving 2020 targets for antibiotic use in each of eight different livestock sectors...
19 July 2018
Countries step up to tackle antimicrobial resistance
GLOBAL - Countries are making significant steps in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR), but serious gaps remain and require urgent action, according to a report released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World...
09 July 2018
Bureau story triggers historic decision to cut antibiotic use in Mumbai
The Bombay High Court in Mumbai has ordered veterinary drug stores across the state to stop selling antibiotics for use on livestock unless the farmer has a prescription, to prevent the growing problem of drug resistance. Madlen Davies, The Bureau of...
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