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AEP Quick Links Jan 2016

Here are quick links to educational resources on judicious use of medically-important antimicrobial drug use in food animals.

Farm Foundation Forum:  The Jan. 20, 2016, Forum examined antibiotic use in humans and animals. Presenters included Terry Coffey of Smithfield Foods; Steve Solomon, MD, Global Public Health Consulting; Jerome Lyman, retired executive from McDonald's Corporation; and Kathy Talkington, Pew Charitable Trusts.

 Stewardship of Antimicrobial Drug Use in Food-Producing Animals: A lack of knowledge about new policy requirements on the use of antimicrobial drugs in food animals, as well as access to veterinary services, are critical barriers to the successful implementation of these federal policies, according to a report released today by Farm Foundation, NFP. This report summarized findings from 12 workshops Farm Foundation conducted across the country regarding new federal policies on use of medically-important antimicrobial drugs in food-producing animals. Read the full report here.

Watch a Farm Foundation workshop:  This webcast is of the September 2015 Farm Foundation educational workshop in Denver, CO.





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