Food safety and quality

Increasing engagement with European veterinary microbiologists


Jorge Pinto Ferreira, FAO Food Safety Officer, gave an online presentation, on 16 October 2021, during the 3rd International Conference of the European College of Veterinary Microbiology (ECVM).

The topic of the talk was Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), with a particular focus on some of the highlights of FAO’s work on AMR and Antimicrobial Use (AMU) surveillance.

The need for harmonized related standards was emphasized. As part of its AMR Action Plan, FAO seeks to increase stakeholder awareness and engagement, and different possibilities for collaboration opportunities with this European college were presented.

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