Anatara e-news 12/06/15
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White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship

Last week, the White House hosted a forum on combating drug-resistant bacteria and enhancing good antibiotic stewardship. The gathering was an effort to engage in a discussion on the dangers of the overuse of antibiotics, and follows the March release of the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria.  Read More >>

National Strategy to address antibiotic overuse

Last week, the Federal Government announced the release of a new national strategy to reduce the threat of antibiotic resistance, following statistics showing Australia’s consumption of antibiotics is among the highest in the developed world.  Read More >>

National Pork Board Defines Antibiotics Stewardship Plan 

The National Pork Board has announced a stewardship plan to guide and support the responsible use of antibiotics for the US pork industry. The newly defined position statement and governing policy was approved at the board’s June meeting and announced through a news conference at World Pork Expo. Read More >>

FDA - Veterinary Feed Directive 

The FDA announced the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) final rule, an important piece of the agency’s overall strategy to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals. This strategy will bring the use of these drugs under veterinary supervision so that they are used only when necessary for assuring animal health. Read More >>

Barack Obama

BIO International Convention
(Philadelphia, PA, USA)
June 15-18

The largest global event for the biotechnology industry; offering key networking and partnering opportunities, and providing insights on the major trends affecting the industry.


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