Weekly Overview: Meeting Aims for More Responsible Use of Antibiotics

ANALYSIS - In the last week came a report on a high-level meeting discussing the responsible use of antibiotics. Participants agreed on the principles of replacing, reducing and refining the use of these drugs for farm animals and the need to communicate to consumers what the animal protein sector is doing to address the issue. Russia and the European Union have clashed at the WTO over African swine fever, while new outbreaks have been reported in the last week in Latvia and Poland as well as Russia. PED rumbles on in the US and Japan.
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