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Antibiotic Resistance (Tag)

National Health News USDA: Alternatives to Antibiotics to Keep Food Animals Healthy

USDA: Alternatives to Antibiotics to Keep Food Animals Healthy

iotics are lifesavers. We depend on them to treat bacterial infections and diseases, such as pneumonia, bronchitis and strep throat, as well as ear infections and infected wounds. In response to U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidance, veterinarians and producers are moving toward more judicious antibiotic use in food animals, while keeping them healthy and […]

11/19/15 at 4:37 pm     1143      ,     Food Safety News
National Health News Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs is an ongoing threat

Antibiotic resistance in foodborne germs is an ongoing threat

iotic resistance in foodborne germs, an ongoing public health threat, continued to show both positive and challenging trends in 2013, according to human illness data posted online today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Efforts are underway to curb the injudicious use of antibiotics, but each year, antibiotic-resistant infections from foodborne germs […]

6/10/15 at 5:15 pm     1154      , , ,     Centers for Disease Control (CDC)