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Antibiotic-Free Meat

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Antibiotic resistance - 25 Global Actions for 2025

Announced to coincide with European Antibiotic Awareness day, veterinary medicines industry reveals a raft of investment and commitments to help confront ongoing issue.
Announcement of investment and training to prevent antibiotic resistance on-farm, will benefit all from poultry and livestock producers through to public.
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Chick-fil-A completes NAE chicken transition

Company earlier pledged to serve only chicken raised without antibiotics by the end of 2019, and met that goal early
Chick-fil-A has reached its goal to serve no antibiotics ever (NAE) chicken in all U.S. restaurants.
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Wayne Farms grows and diversifies in changing market

The country’s seventh-largest poultry company is embracing antibiotic-free, marketing enhanced-welfare birds and launching new brands.
Wayne Farms, one of the country’s largest poultry companies, is changing quickly to meet what it anticipates will be consumer demands of the future.
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Antimicrobial use in US broilers, turkeys down dramatically

USPOULTRY releases first-ever report of antimicrobial use in U.S. broiler and turkey production
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association announces the release of the U.S. poultry industry’s first-ever report quantifying antimicrobial use on broiler chicken and turkey farms. The new report shows dramatic reductions of turkey and broiler chicken antimicrobial use over a five-year timeframe.
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How to maintain animal performance while reducing antibiotics

The four R’s approach to antibiotic usage may be the best way to maintain optimum lifetime performance and retain antibiotic efficacy.
The four R’s approach — Review, Reduce and Replace Responsibly — is an effective way to achieve optimal poultry and livestock performance while lowering antibiotic usage.
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