Tag Archive: ABF poultry production, Phil Stayer, raised without antibiotics, veterinarian role
Apr 18, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Antibiotic issues broaden poultry veterinarians’ roleBy Philip A. Stayer, DVM, MS, ACPV Corporate Veterinarian Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Feb 16, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on ‘Raised without antibiotics’ marketing has nothing to do with scienceBy David French, DVM Staff Veterinarian Sanderson Farms
Nov 05, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on Are there practical alternatives to ionophores?Proponents of raising broilers without ionophores and other antibiotics have proposed putting more emphasis on farm management, biosecurity and alternatives to anticoccidials.
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.
Sep 28, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Are ionophores antibiotics? That depends on whom you askIn the EU — a market often perceived to be less tolerant of antibiotic use in food animals than the US — antibiotics used for growth promotion were banned in 2006. However, certain ionophores,...
Sep 28, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Ionophores: The price of eliminationPublished reports indicate that poultry operations not using any type of antibiotic, including ionophores, are indeed experiencing setbacks in production and flock welfare.
Sep 28, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Omitting ionophores raises ethical conflicts for veterinariansSome advocacy groups believe that more restaurants and foodservice companies should follow the lead of Chipotle, Panera and Chick-fil-A, which only buy chickens raised without any products classified...
Jun 18, 2015PHT EditorComments Off on Sizing up McDonald’s order: Poultry health specialists react to fast-food giant’s antibiotic policyMcDonald’s announced that within 2 years it would only buy chicken raised without antibiotics that are “important to human medicine.”