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Survey on the use of medicated feed and antibiotics used for growth promotion, and on the legislation regulating them

03/09/2018, FAO
Within the framework of its activities addressing Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), the FAO-facilitated Feed Safety Multi-stakeholder Partnership and the FAO Legal Department are gathering information on the use of medicated feed and antibiotics used for growth promotion, as well as on the legislation regulating them.

CALLS on carry-over from feed to food of unavoidable and unintended residues of approved veterinary drugs

03/08/2018, FAO
For FAO/WHO Stakeholder Meeting on 7 January 2019 and Expert Consultation Meeting on 8 to 11 January 2019 – FAO HQ, Rome, Italy. 

Countries step up to tackle antimicrobial resistance

18/07/2018, FAO
18 July 2018, New York/Rome - Countries are making significant steps in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR), but  serious gaps remain and require  urgent action, according to a report released today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World Organisation

Feed safety first: IFIF to train the trainer in Ghana

13/07/2018, AllAboutFeed
The International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) will launch the IFIF Global Animal Nutrition Programme ‘Train the Trainer’ programme in Ghana. Supported by the Ghana Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), the training programme based on the IFIF FAO Feed Manual of Good Practices

Feed Safety Multi-stakeholder Partnership WEBINAR Series: AFEX Technology - a promising and safe solution to turn crop residues into nutritious ruminant feed?

02/07/2018, FAO
The FAO Secretariat of the Feed Safety Multi-stakeholder Partnership is pleased to invite you to a webinar on: AFEX Technology - a promising and safe solution to turn crop residues into nutritious ruminant feed? On Thursday 5 July 2018 from 12:30 – 14:00 (GMT +2) AFEX

Veterinary drug residues: non-compliance remains low

13/06/2018, EFSA
Monitoring data from 2016 for a range of veterinary medicines, unauthorised substances and contaminants found in animals and animal-derived food suggest high rates of compliance. The percentage of non-compliance in targeted samples – i.e. samples taken to detect illegal use or

FAO wants AGPs totally eliminated from terrestrial and fish farming globally

01/06/2018, FeedNavigator.com
Antibiotic growth promoters (AGPs) in global livestock and aquaculture production should be phased out immediately, said the FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, at a high-level UN coordination meeting on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) this week.

FAO chief calls for halting the use of antimicrobial medicines to promote growth in farm animals

30/05/2018, FAO
30 May 2018, Rome - Antimicrobials are important to safeguard the health of humans and animals, but these medicines need to be used responsibly, including in the agricultural sectors, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today at a high-level UN

Glyphosate: safety of residue levels reviewed

17/05/2018, EFSA
EFSA has completed its review of the maximum levels of glyphosate that are legally permitted to be present in food. The review is based on data on glyphosate residues in food submitted to EFSA by all EU Member States.

Interview: "No antibiotics ever at Perdue Farms in the US"

09/05/2018, AllAboutFeed
You better get used to it, because you will hear the term NAE, or ‘No Antibiotics Ever’ more often in the future. Perdue Foods, one of the biggest poultry producers in the US has been producing NAE birds for many
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