FAO to tackle antimicrobial resistance

FAO "Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance" aims to help countries equip their agriculture sectors to respond to growing threat.

The U.N. Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) pledged Sept. 14 to help countries develop strategies for tackling the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in their food supply chains as governments prepare to debate the emerging challenge posed by medicine-resistant "superbugs" at the U.N. General Assembly next week.

The increased use — and abuse — of antimicrobial medicines in both human and animal health care has contributed to an increase in the number of disease-causing

All access premium subscription

This content requires a subscription to Feedstuffs in order to access. If you are a paid subscriber, use your email and password to Log In now.


Current Feedstuffs Subscribers: Online and mobile access are now included at no charge to you. To read this article, use your subscriber email and password to log-in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account.)


Not Currently a Subscriber: Subscribe NOW to Feedstuffs and receive our print and/or digital publications, enewsletters and premium online content. Visit Feedstuffs.com and click on Subscribe at the top of the page for more information.


SUBSCRIBE NOW https://circulation.feedstuffs.com/Publications.aspx


TO RENEW YOUR SUBSCRIPTION https://circulation.feedstuffs.com/SubscriptionOffers.aspx


Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish