Apr 18, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Minimal evidence of antibiotic resistance in swineData indicate minimal resistant infections in swine, but that will not deter efforts to maximize preventive care and minimize the need for antibiotics.
Apr 18, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Responsible antibiotic useWatch Part 1 of the interview on antibiotic resistance in swine.
Apr 18, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Antibiotic reduction: Record keeping is keyWatch Part 2 of the interview on antibiotic resistance in swine.
Apr 18, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Antibiotic surveillanceWatch Part 3 of the interview on antibiotic resistance in swine.
Mar 15, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on New technologies may yield new insights on antibiotic use, resistanceThe pork industry has a reputation for using antibiotics responsibly, but when the industry looks at antimicrobial use and tries to understand how products either mitigate or promote resistance,...
Feb 27, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on FDA’s antibiotic guidance and VFDs continue a smooth transitionIt’s fast approaching 2 years since the FDA implemented its revised guidance for antibiotic use in food animals. At the center of the effort is the veterinary feed directive (VFD).
Jan 16, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Nerem: Shift focus to responsible antibiotic use, not arbitrary reductionsSome retailers and foodservice companies are asking for animals that have never received antibiotics (“no antibiotics ever” or NAE), but that request fails to recognize that animals — like...
Apr 21, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on What have we learned about antibiotic-resistant genes in groundwater?Swine manure is a valuable resource for cropland, but understanding its potential impact on groundwater is an ongoing priority.