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on May 16, 2019

Northern Ireland government fights antimicrobial resistance

Several government agencies have created a 5-year plan to encourage responsible use of antimicrobials in livestock that are intended for human consumption

The Northern Ireland Department of Health, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) and the U.K. Food Standards Agency have launched a five-year action plan to fight antimicrobial resistance (AMR), they announced Thursday, May 16.

The plan, Changing the Culture "One Health," is intended to endorse the responsible…

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