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Fishmeal Application Induces Antibiotic Resistance Gene Propagation in Mariculture Sediment

26 September 2017
Technical news (commented)
Tags: TAFS, fish, food safety, amr, aquaculture

Many consumers think of pork and poultry when it comes to AMR, but other sectors including aquaculture are affected, too. Yes, the sample size (5) is small, but against a background of very limited evidence, this paper adds at least a few relevant facts.

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2 new white papers

22 December 2016
Position Papers
Tags: TAFS, milk, dairy, food safety, amr, chicken, Salmonella, eggs

The TAFS forum has published two new white papers:

- Antimicrobial residues in condemned (waste) milk and its potential impact on public health/food safety

- The probability of the presence of antimicrobial resistant Salmonella spp. on food derived from chickens, the impact on human health, and preventative measures at farm level

Both papers are availabe for download on the TAFS website:

http://tafsforum.org/other-topics.html

Please feel free to share. We are also looking forward to your comments.

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White Paper on antimicrobials in animal farming

10 March 2016
Position Papers
Tags: TAFS, technical news, food safety, animal health, amr

TAFS publishes White Paper "Usage of antimicrobials in animal farming -- What we know about the risks and what we should know".

Available for download here.

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