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Antibiotic-Free Meat

Study offers baseline to measure antimicrobial resistance

UK pig and poultry groups welcome new study
Offering greater clarity into the prevalence of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria associated with meat from poultry and pigs, a new independent study has been welcomed by industry bodies in the United Kingdom as a clear baseline from which to identify future developments. Following a recent vote, other European Union states will be under pressure to carry out and publish similar studies.
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FDA unveils 5-year plan to combat antimicrobial resistance

Plan supports antimicrobial stewardship in veterinary settings
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has unveiled its five-year action plan for supporting antimicrobial stewardship in veterinary settings.
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BRF launches antibiotic-free chicken line

Sadia Bio products also feature vegetable-based diets and traceable packaging
BRF has launched a new line of chicken products, in which the birds used for the products will be raised without antibiotics and will be fed a vegetable-based feed.
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UK poultry meat sector cuts antibiotic use by 40 percent

UK chief veterinary officer credits producers with combining a review of farm biosecurity and disease management practices with the prudent use of antibiotics
Latest figures from the poultry industry association in the United Kingdom point to an annual reduction in the use of antibiotics by the sector of almost 39.4 percent.
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