Category Archives: Antibiotic resistance

“THREAT of antimicrobial resistance is well established in bacteria, but has largely been neglected in fungi”… could lead to ‘global food shortages in future’

Continue reading “THREAT of antimicrobial resistance is well established in bacteria, but has largely been neglected in fungi”… could lead to ‘global food shortages in future’

AMR: “even weak selective pressures can cause evolution of high-level [antibiotics] resistance”

Continue reading AMR: “even weak selective pressures can cause evolution of high-level [antibiotics] resistance”

MARKET for antibiotic-free seafood & premium shrimp grown to highest social & environmental standards “will grow quickly” – SSP

Continue reading MARKET for antibiotic-free seafood & premium shrimp grown to highest social & environmental standards “will grow quickly” – SSP

EU & FAO join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance: “AMR marks a grave societal and economic burden”

Continue reading EU & FAO join forces to take action on food waste and antimicrobial resistance: “AMR marks a grave societal and economic burden”

132 antibiotic resistance gene found in commercially available fish meal: “Fish food for marine farms harbor antibiotic resistance genes”

Continue reading 132 antibiotic resistance gene found in commercially available fish meal: “Fish food for marine farms harbor antibiotic resistance genes”

‘Salmon transparency index lauds Cermaq, Tassal for openness’ – Seafood Intelligence Transparency Benchmark findings in UnderCurrent News

Continue reading ‘Salmon transparency index lauds Cermaq, Tassal for openness’ – Seafood Intelligence Transparency Benchmark findings in UnderCurrent News

INTERNATIONAL workshop in India to address antimicrobial use (AMU) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in aquaculture

Continue reading INTERNATIONAL workshop in India to address antimicrobial use (AMU) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in aquaculture

BBC News focuses at length on “Scottish salmon farming’s sea lice ‘crisis’”: “…lice are becoming increasingly resistant”

Continue reading BBC News focuses at length on “Scottish salmon farming’s sea lice ‘crisis’”: “…lice are becoming increasingly resistant”

“NO international guidelines currently exist for maximum antimicrobial residue limits in water”; FAO report surveys risks & sketches road map for mitigation

Continue reading “NO international guidelines currently exist for maximum antimicrobial residue limits in water”; FAO report surveys risks & sketches road map for mitigation

“IT IS inevitable that we reduce the amount of antibiotics used in food production significantly”; Nutreco CEO urges “alternative strategies”

Continue reading “IT IS inevitable that we reduce the amount of antibiotics used in food production significantly”; Nutreco CEO urges “alternative strategies”

GLOBAL leaders commit to act on antimicrobial resistance (AMR); Collective effort to address challenge to health, food security, and development

AMR - UN meeting - Sept 21 2016

Continue reading GLOBAL leaders commit to act on antimicrobial resistance (AMR); Collective effort to address challenge to health, food security, and development

ANTIBIOTICS resistance in competing proteins: Norway is only country to have successful LA-MRSA strategy for pig herds

Continue reading ANTIBIOTICS resistance in competing proteins: Norway is only country to have successful LA-MRSA strategy for pig herds

OIE presents basic principles of strategy to fight antimicrobial resistance; Lack of comprehensive & relevant legislation in 110/130 countries

Continue reading OIE presents basic principles of strategy to fight antimicrobial resistance; Lack of comprehensive & relevant legislation in 110/130 countries

ANTIBIOTICS & AMR: Nutreco CEO calls on aquaculture industry to reduce antibiotics use; “I think we can expect a trend of full traceability”…

Continue reading ANTIBIOTICS & AMR: Nutreco CEO calls on aquaculture industry to reduce antibiotics use; “I think we can expect a trend of full traceability”…

SERNAPSECA releases 2007-2015 antibiotics usage data for salmon farming industry; Incl. per company figures for 2015 for those 22/25 “who have agreed”

Continue reading SERNAPSECA releases 2007-2015 antibiotics usage data for salmon farming industry; Incl. per company figures for 2015 for those 22/25 “who have agreed”

SEAFOOD trends: “There’s certainly going to be a market for ‘antibiotic-free’ … You don’t want to be left behind; the financial impact could be disruptive”

Continue reading SEAFOOD trends: “There’s certainly going to be a market for ‘antibiotic-free’ … You don’t want to be left behind; the financial impact could be disruptive”

NEW research will focus on antimicrobial resistance in soil & potential impacts on the food chain

Continue reading NEW research will focus on antimicrobial resistance in soil & potential impacts on the food chain

U.S. FDA releases Final Rule re. reporting of antibiotics sales & distribution “for use in food-producing animals”… but NOT for aquaculture / fish

Continue reading U.S. FDA releases Final Rule re. reporting of antibiotics sales & distribution “for use in food-producing animals”… but NOT for aquaculture / fish

“LESS studied perspective”… Common pesticides [also] kill amphibian parasites, study finds; Population-level differences in pesticide resistance

Continue reading “LESS studied perspective”… Common pesticides [also] kill amphibian parasites, study finds; Population-level differences in pesticide resistance

ASC seeks feedback on three reports; FFDRs for fishmeal &  fish oil revisions, Parasiticide Treatment Index replacement, banning [some] antibiotics in tilapia farming

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) invited on November 9, 2015, public feedback on new papers outlining recommendations to improve the ASC Salmon and Tilapia standards. Consultation closes on Sunday, 6 December 2015. Continue reading ASC seeks feedback on three reports; FFDRs for fishmeal &  fish oil revisions, Parasiticide Treatment Index replacement, banning [some] antibiotics in tilapia farming