News & Perspective

May 18, 2021

May 18, 2021
Chicken carcass on assembly line

Fewer drug-resistant microbes found in organic meat

The rate of multidrug-resistant organisms in organic meat was more than 50% lower than in conventional.

Apr 12, 2021

Apr 12, 2021

News Scan for Apr 12, 2021

Fluoroquinolone stewardship
Antibiotic resistance in water, environment
Salmonella ground turkey outbreak
H5N8 avian flu in Germany

Mar 19, 2021

Mar 19, 2021

ASP Scan (Weekly) for Mar 19, 2021

Call for more federal AMR funds
Global antibiotic stewardship efforts
ICU antibiotic stewardship audit
Candida auris in the environment
Contact precautions for MRSA
Antibiotic approved for skin infections
COVID-linked rise in hospital infections
School policy on antibiotics in turkey

Sep 30, 2020

Sep 30, 2020
Crop-dusting plane

Emails show pesticide industry effort to influence AMR guidelines

The US has had a major voice in the finalized Codex guidance, one expert notes.

Aug 19, 2020

Aug 19, 2020
Dairy cow

FDA, partners to expand NARMS antibiotic resistance efforts

Surveillance will include more bacterial pathogens, animal species, and environment testing.

Jun 26, 2020

Jun 26, 2020
Beef cattle indoors

Report slams beef industry for overuse of antibiotics

The NRDC takes the US beef industry to task for overuse of medically important antibiotics.

May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for May 27, 2020

Post-surgical antibiotics
UK report on food-animal antibiotics
Antibiotics in dairy farming

May 06, 2020

May 06, 2020
Hospital building

COVID-19 to cost US hospitals $200 billion through June

COVID-19 "has created the greatest financial crisis in history for hospitals and health systems."

Apr 27, 2020

Apr 27, 2020

News Scan for Apr 27, 2020

US H7N3 avian flu outbreak findings
Measles outbreak in Mexico

Apr 18, 2020

Apr 18, 2020
Florida swab

US COVID-19 total tops 700,000; cases spike in Russia, parts of Asia

New testing studies reveal more about spread in some US communities, and overseas, cases rose steadily in many countries, especially Russia and Japan.


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