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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 …

Study examines effect of manure management practices on antibiotic resistance, residues

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

<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 …

Public Health

Experts sound alarm about antibiotics on pig farms

Around the world, antibiotic use and resistance is increasing while the discovery of new antibiotics has nearly halted.<p>This troubling trend is …

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 …

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

This can partly explain how resistance to antibiotic drugs has evolved so quickly. What's more, under certain circumstances, bacteria can also invent …

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, …

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 …

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 …