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Antibiotic-free animal production, particularly for poultry, continues to be a hot topic among both the agribusiness industry and consumers. Here are seven articles on ABF poultry production, ranging from tips on how to feed poultry raised without antibiotics to companies that are starting to offer antibiotic-free products.

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10 tips for feeding poultry raised without antibiotics

10 tips for feeding poultry raised without antibiotics Date: 2015-07-29 Common approaches encountered in successful antibiotic-free feeding programs Branex | Dreamstime.com Only through the synergy of several applications and practices it is possible to effectively replace antibiotics in poultry diets.
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New Zealand aims to stop animal antibiotic use by 2030

New Zealand aims to stop animal antibiotic use by 2030 Veterinary industry in New Zealand committed to phasing out use of antibiotics in animal agriculture Release Date: 2015-07-31 The veterinary profession in New Zealand is reducing its reliance on antibiotic use in animal agriculture , and has aimed to phase out the use of all antibiotics by 2030.
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Foster Farms launches 1st antibiotic-free turkey product

Foster Farms launches 1st antibiotic-free turkey product Foster Farms Organic Ground Turkey now available at locations in California and Pacific Northwest Release Date: 2015-07-21 Foster Farms has introduced its first antibiotic-free turkey product. The release of the new antibiotic-free, ...
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Antibiotic-free broiler production is sustainable

Antibiotic-free broiler production is sustainable Fieldale Farms executive says antibiotic-free chicken production can be done efficiently, humanely and sustainably. David Wicker, live operations vice president, Fieldale Farms , said, “I hear a lot that the growers are the major problem with ABF (antibiotic-free) production.
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Wendy's testing antibiotic-free chicken in 4 markets

Share: Wendy’s testing antibiotic-free chicken in 4 markets Restaurant chain assessing consumer demand for antibiotic-free chicken in markets in Florida, Texas and Missouri markets Release Date: 2015-07-29 Quick service restaurant chain Wendy’s is testing the sale of antibiotic-free chicken at restaurants in four regional markets.
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Michigan State University starts animal antibiotic study

From WATTAgNet:The Michigan State University Center for the Health Impacts of Agriculture (CHIA) is conducting a study that looks at the antibiotics in animal agriculture and their possible impact on antibiotic resistance.In the study, researchers will analyze soil and water samples from the ...
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Subway urged to eliminate antibiotics

based sandwich restaurant chain Subway is the latest business to face pressure to eliminate the use of meat and poultry from meat raised without the use of antibiotics.A letter was sent June 23 to Frederick DeLuca, Subway president and CEO, urging the company to phase out the routine use of ...
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