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Here’s What Cargill Is Doing to Reduce the Risk of Antibiotic Resistance

Cargill (cargill), a top U.S. meat processor, is trimming the use of antibiotics in its cattle supply amid concerns among some doctors and consumers …

Agriculture

Study examines effect of manure management practices on antibiotic resistance, residues - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Researchers from four U.S. universities are teaming up with dairy farms across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic to study the effect of …

The Economics of Antibiotic Resistance

0<p>SHARES<p><i>The business model for developing new antibiotics is broken, researchers say. The question is, can we make a new one that works?</i><p><b>By Nathan</b> …

Experts sound alarm about antibiotics on pig farms - Futurity

On large swine farms where antibiotics are used continuously, multidrug-resistant bacteria are likely the norm rather than the exception.

Antibiotics

Beef industry research project will look for alternatives to antibiotic use

The Canadian beef industry unveiled a national research strategy this week in an effort to do its part in the fight against antibiotic-resistant …

Doctors’ ‘Drug of Last Resort’ Is Falling Prey to Antibiotic Resistance

A woman in Pennsylvania has been found to be the first American to carry a new strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria—one that was only discovered …

Microbiology

'Resistance-proof' antibiotics may never exist – but there are some promising alternatives

Few will have missed the warnings about the increasing threat from antibiotic resistance and the dire predictions of a looming "post-antibiotic …

Antibiotics

Press release - Superbugs: MEPs want to curb use of antibiotics in farming

Plenary sessions : To fight the growing resistance of bacteria to today’s antibiotics, the use of existing antimicrobial drugs should be restricted, …

Veterinary Medicine

Antibiotics: The persistence of resistance

So far this year the rise of the Zika virus, and its similarities or differences to the Ebola pandemic, has held the health security spotlight. As …

Microbiology

Molecules found to counter antibiotic resistance

Even superbugs have their kryptonite.<p>Two types of lab-made molecules make drug-resistant bacteria susceptible to antibiotics again, researchers …

Medicine