Tag Archive: antibiotics, health, production
Mar 31, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Poultry sector must adapt to “antibiotic-free” demandsUS poultry producers must start to prepare for producing birds without the use of antibiotics, according to a leading poultry scientist.
Jan 20, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on FDA: Some antibiotics still OK for production purposesNew FDA guidelines that discourage using medically important antibiotics for promoting growth in food animals appear to have been well-received by both producers and most consumer activists. Change...
Sep 21, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on The case for ionophores: How they’re different from other antibiotics — and why it mattersUnlike other classes of antibiotics, ionophores are not considered important to human health by top public health and regulatory agencies.
Jun 02, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on FDA to require species-specific sales data on antibiotics used in food animalsDrug companies will have to break down their antibiotic-sales data by species in their annual reports to FDA, according to a new rule issued by the agency.
May 11, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Still confused about VFDs? Panel brings clarity to new rulesMore than 1,000 representatives from the US poultry and livestock industries attended a recent webinar to get a better handle on the FDA’s new rules for the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD).
Dec 15, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Tyson Foods balancing antibiotic use, animal stewardshipTyson Foods aims to remove all human-used antibiotics from poultry production but will make exceptions for sick poultry when no other treatment would be effective.
Dec 15, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on How sweet it is: Maple syrup aids antibiotic performanceRecent research shows that bacteria become more susceptible to antibiotics when the antibiotics are combined with a phenolic-rich maple syrup extract.
Nov 09, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Antibiotic use in the U.S. poultry industryBy C.S. Roney, DVM, MAM Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Sep 02, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Forbidding antibiotics in poultry threatens animal welfare, veterinary ethicsBy Suzanne Dougherty, DVM, MAM, MS, DACPV Pecking Around Consulting, Inc. Madison, Ala.
Jun 22, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on FDA Releases Biannual Progress Report on Judicious Use of Antimicrobials in Food-producing AnimalsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today its second progress report on its strategy to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals.