Written Q&A to EU Commission – Antibiotics as growth promoters – Antibiotic resistance

An interesting question about the possibility to use antibiotics as growth promoter and the antibiotic resistance. This is a theme which I care a lot, because probably it will be one of the next global challenge in the food sector and I think that it's really undervalued, especially the effects of an abuse of antibiotics … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Antibiotics as growth promoters – Antibiotic resistance

Antimicrobial resistance – EFSA/ECDC report

An antimicrobial is an agent that kills microorganism or inhibits their growth. Antimicrobial medicines can be grouped according to the microorganisms they act primarily against. For example, antibacterials (commonly known as antibiotics) are used against bacteria. Misuse of antibiotics, both on humans and on animals, leads to the emergence and selection of resistant bacteria to … Continue reading Antimicrobial resistance – EFSA/ECDC report