Restrictions on antimicrobial use in food animal production: an international regulatory and economic survey

  title={Restrictions on antimicrobial use in food animal production: an international regulatory and economic survey},
  author={Dina Fine Maron and Tyler J. S. Smith and Keeve E. Nachman},
  booktitle={Globalization and health},
BACKGROUND The administration of antimicrobial drugs to food animals at low doses for extended durations for growth promotion and disease prevention has been linked to the global health crisis of antimicrobial resistance. Internationally, multiple jurisdictions have responded by restricting antimicrobial use for these purposes, and by requiring a veterinary prescription to use these drugs in food animals. Opponents of these policies have argued that restrictions have been detrimental to food… CONTINUE READING
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