Antimicrobial Resistance

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Antimicrobial resistance and our food systems: challenges and solution

FAO is home to a vast reservoir of knowledge, with experts that include food safety specialists, agronomists, veterinarians, lawyers, aquaculture experts, economists, food and feed scientists, and communication practitioners. With its global reach and wide-ranging expertise and track record in [...]

REVIEW of the Literature on Antimicrobial Resistance in Zoonotic Bacteria from Livestock in East, South and Southeast Asia

The aim of this literature review is to inform policy makers of the state of knowledge on AMR and AMU in south, eastern and south-east Asia

FAO’s work on Antimicrobial Resistance - Information Note no. 4 – November 2015

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a natural phenomenon of adaptation of microorganisms in the presence of antimicrobial agents and is the consequence of any use of antimicrobial drugs, exacerbated by inappropriate use

Status Report on Antimicrobial Resistance

The 150th Session of Council (December 2014) requested that a document outlining the role of FAO and its partners in relation to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) be tabled at its 151st Session. The Council also requested that a draft Resolution on AMR [...]

Joint FAO/WHO food standards programme codex alimentarius commission: matters arising from fao and who - recent activities on antimicrobial resistance

The Codex Alimentarius Commission has actively been engaged in the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through standard setting, supported by the provision of scientific advice by FAO and WHO, often with participation of OIE1. The major achievements of the Commission [...]

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