Reducing antimicrobial use in food animals

  title={Reducing antimicrobial use in food animals},
  author={T. V. Van Boeckel and Emma E. Glennon and D. Chen and M. Gilbert and T. Robinson and B. Grenfell and S. Levin and S. Bonhoeffer and R. Laxminarayan},
  journal={Science (New York, N.y.)},
  pages={1350 - 1352}
Consider user fees and regulatory caps on veterinary use The large and expanding use of antimicrobials in livestock, a consequence of growing global demand for animal protein, is of considerable concern in light of the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Use of antimicrobials in animals has been linked to drug-resistant infections in animals (1) and humans (2). In September 2016, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly recognized the inappropriate use of antimicrobials in animals as a… Expand
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