Antibiotic Resistance

Cornell Symposium Examines Antimicrobial Resistance-2017-05-12

The symposium, “Antimicrobial Resistance: Research Synergies in Human and Animal Medicine,” featured presentations by Cornell and other experts from diverse veterinary, medical and biological backgrounds, while also creating opportunities to network and collaborate on this issue.

Raising Animals Without Antibiotics-isn’t it cruel?-2017-04-18

When animals get sick, and many do, just like many kids get sick, they need antibiotics to get better. Most people in agricultural production would also gladly pay for the antimicrobials to help their animals heal from an infection. But over the last few years we’ve seen social paranoia needlessly demonize […]


  Promoting World Veterinary Day (29 April 2017)-2017-04-13 See here the letter from the President the South African Veterinary Council:   Dear Colleagues In celebration of the World Veterinary Day on the 29th April, we requested Prof Moritz van Vuuren, Director Food Safety and Security to draft questions and answers […]

Antibiotic Overuse Is Target For Action-2017-03-09

Experts from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) have called on the food supply chain to reduce, replace and re-think the use of antimicrobials in animals to address the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which is one of the world’s most pressing public health […]