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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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EC publishes report "Attitudes of Europeans towards Animal Welfare".

21 March 2016
Technical news (commented)
Tags: TAFS, animal welfare

The Eurobarometer report may be downloaded here.

TAFS will launch a project on animal welfare soon. Let us know if you wish to join the team.

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