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Antibiotic-Free Meat

HKScan's pork gets international recognition

HKScan’s pork that comes from pigs that are bred without antibiotics and fed on locally sourced grain, rapeseed and Finnish legumes has won a prestigious international innovation competition.
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WHO: Stop giving antibiotics to healthy animals

World Health Organization releases guidelines on the use of antibiotics in food-producing animals
The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending that livestock and poultry producers stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals.
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Maple Leaf Foods increasing antibiotic-free production

Maple Leaf Foods to transition its flagship Maple Leaf Prime brand into a fully raised-without antibiotics line
Maple Leaf Foods has identified a growing demand for poultry products that were raised without antibiotics (RWA) and as a result, will transition its entire Maple Leaf Prime line into RWA production.
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Understanding antibiotic use, risks of resistance

From poultry farm to dispensary, Antibiotic Awareness Week seeks to raise understanding of antibiotic use and the risks of resistance.
World Antibiotic Awareness Week uses education and awareness to help reduce livestock antibiotic overuse, resistance in the global food chain.
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8 antibiotic-free broiler production do’s and don’ts

Dr. Charles Hofacre covered what poultry growers should and should not do when moving to an antibiotic-free program. He also discussed a number of antibiotic alternatives.
No single product will deliver the same performance as growth-promoting antibiotics. But a combination of husbandry and products practices can help poultry growers avoid and mitigate health issues associated with antibiotic-free production.
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