Livestock researchers have developed a survey to assess opinions and experiences of food animals raised without antibiotics and their relationship to animal health and welfare.
On-farm practices lead to antibiotic use decline.
Pork Checkoff leads investment in antibiotic research — more than $6 million since 2000.
Legislative Watch: USDA, NPPC disagree with WHO's stance; preparing for life after NAFTA; more schools joining Meatless Mondays; ag exports up 8%; Doud nomination on hold.
According to WHO guideline, the on-farm antibiotic use recommendation is based on 'very low-quality evidence.'
Prohibitions in food-animal production could lead to animal suffering and possibly death, compromising the nation's food system.
Pork Checkoff continues investment in antibiotic research; more than $6 million for antibiotic-related studies since 2000.
Farmers understand their commitment to antibiotic stewardship and are making changes to their practices based on sound research and a commitment to animal welfare.
Doing your own math will help you understand “why” you use antimicrobials and assist in ways to reduce usage on the farm.