June 27, 2011

Antibiotic use and resistance in animal data to be collected

A Belgium food and feed chains stake-holders have made a commitment to collect all the data available on the use and resistance of antibiotics in animals. The industry supports this initiative, it will act as a knowledge centre for information related to antibiotic use and resistance. The Belgium federal agency for medicines and health products (FAMHP) signed the papers founding the knowledge centre of antibiotic use and resistance in animals (AMCRA) on June 15.

The founders and funders of AMCRA are the Agricultural Flemish and Walloon farmers Organisation the Association of Feed Manufacturers (Bemefa), Pharma.be, the Supreme Council of the Order of Veterinarians in conjunction with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Ghent University, the Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FAVV) and the Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (FAGG). Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers
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