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Antibiotic-Free Meat

Discover the latest antibiotic-free meat production news, analysis and research based on producer and consumer perspectives covering marketing, regulations and science from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA, Poultry International, Egg Industry, Feed International, Feed Management and Pig International magazines.


San Francisco to stores: Report animal antibiotic use

City passes law that would require retailers to report information regarding antibiotic use in animals raised for meat sold at stores
The City of San Francisco has approved a new law that will require retailers to report antibiotic use in the animals raised for meat and poultry sold in San Francisco stores.
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FAO, EU partner to fight food waste, antimicrobial resistance

EU commissioner for health and food safety, FAO director-general agree to deepen strategic alliance
European Union (EU) Commissioner of Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director-General José Graziano da Silva agreed to ratchet up collaboration between the two organizations to address food waste, food safety, and antimicrobial resistance in supply chains.
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Report: KFC’s antibiotic stewardship policy improved most

Annual Chain Reaction report rates top 25 U.S. restaurants for their policies concerning antibiotic use
By pledging in April to remove all antibiotics important in human medicine from its broiler supply chain by the end of 2018, KFC made more progress in the area antibiotic stewardship than any of the other Top 25 restaurant chains in the United States, according to the Chain Reaction III report.
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Coleman Natural Foods introduces new burgers, sausages, hot dog, bacon

New offerings marry premium attributes with variety and convenience
Coleman Natural Foods, a pioneer of organic and no-antibiotics-ever premium meats, is giving consumers broader choices and convenience in "no antibiotics ever" and organic, including burgers, sausages and an organic chicken hot dog all ideal for Labor Day weekend grilling.
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McDonald’s reducing antibiotic use in chicken globally

Company sets timelines for removing antibiotics important to human medicine for its broiler supplies in markets across the world
McDonald’s, having already eliminated the use of antibiotics important to human medicine for its U.S. broiler supply, is now setting timelines to eliminate use of such antibiotics from its broiler supply in other parts of the world.
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Guidebook aims to reduce antibiotic use in China broilers

Cargill collaborates with China Institute of Veterinary Drugs Control, China Agriculture Press
Cargill’s Animal Protein business is working closely with the China Institute of Veterinary Drugs Control (IVDC) and China Agriculture Press on a Veterinary Drugs Guidebook intended to reduce the use of antibiotics in China’s broiler industry.
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Top 10 July poultry news stories, blogs

See what poultry-related topics interested WATTAgNet readers the most during the past month
Find out what the ten most read poultry news stories and blogs on during the month of July.
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