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The European Commission's Farm to Fork strategy pledges to reduce the environmental and climate impact of animal production. However, no concrete actions are suggested to tackle the root causes of the problem.
How are climate and health crises driven by factory farms?
12 October 2020
According to a recent report, no other animal farming uses less antibiotics than Norwegian aquaculture: In 2019, Norwegian salmon farms have near eliminated the use of antibiotics.
Norwegian salmon farming sees continued drop in antibiotics use
12 October 2020
The Swedish non-profit organisation Axfoundation has developed a document laying out how to ensure responsible animal husbandry and reduce the unnecessary use of antibiotics in livestock.
Sweden takes a step closer to reducing antibiotic overuse in livestock
17 September 2020
Commercial aquaculture is at risk "of fostering future zoonotic pandemics", according to a new report by FAIRR.
Radical rethink required for global aquaculture?
12 June 2020
Chicken is the most popular meat in the UK and its consumption is growing. A report shows the true costs of production on this scale.
Chicken consumption and the hidden consequences for animal welfare, our environment and public health
16 March 2020
Sandhya Sriram is confident that people will be able to make their own meats. Before that happens, her company is taking its lab-grown shrimp to restaurants in Singapore — as early as next year.
Grow meat at home from stem cells? It’s coming, says Shiok Meats CEO
10 March 2020
The 2016 analysis reflects a much stronger global participation in the data collection, with an estimated global biomass coverage of 74%, increased from 68% in 2015.
OIE’s Annual Report confirms that lack of regulatory framework is main barrier to collecting data on antimicrobial usage in animals
10 March 2020
The EU’s fight against “superbugs”, especially bacteria which have become resistant to antibiotics, has brought little progress to date, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors.
EU fight against antimicrobial resistance: Little progress to date
15 November 2019
It's probably due to a hot summer and a bad vaccine.
Use of antibiotics for fish in Denmark has doubled in a year
26 September 2019
Global outbreak of antibiotic-resistant superbugs linked to overconsumption of meat
Study finds antibiotic-resistant superbug hotspots are springing up on farms around the world
11 September 2019
Gene-editing is seen by many as the ultimate in precision breeding. Polled cattle, whose horns have been genetically removed, have been presented as exemplars of this–a socially beneficial use of precise genome engineering.
FDA finds unexpected antibiotic resistance genes in ‘gene-edited’ dehorned cattle
12 August 2019
Saturday we were also in the episode aired on Rai3 at PresaDiretta where there was talk of antibiotic resistance.
Investigation on systematic use of antibiotics in farms
11 March 2019
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