• CDC ABX action 11.14

    Calling on FDA Hamburg: Deliver a better Rx., for a healthier America. 

    Good data = Better health. Not many would debate that equation. Yet a new White House strategy to combat mounting antibiotics resistance is hamstrung. That timely, comprehensive data on where and how antibiotics are used are not available…

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    At last, a textbook on food systems and health

    The nation’s first textbook on food systems and health came out this month, edited by Roni Neff, PhD, our Johns Hopkins colleague. Introduction to the US Food System: Public Health, Environment, and Equity is indispensable for…

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    Show some initiative, Congress

    By David Wallinga, MD Today’s food system, from farm to fork, fails to provide Americans with the healthy foods, produced in ways that are healthy to the environment, and delivered at a price point that makes…

  • ADUFAdatastatement10.2.14 image

    Press Release: New FDA Data Show Rising Trends in Antibiotic Use on Farms

    Chicago, IL — Today FDA released its long-overdue Annual Summary Report on Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed in 2012 for Use in Food-Producing Animals, which reflects use trends from 2009-2012. It comes on the heels of the…

  • PCAST announcement 09-18-14

    Press Release: White House Report on Antibiotic Resistance Disappoints

    Washington, DC – Top advisors to the White House released a long-anticipated report on how the nation should respond to the current crisis in bacterial infections that resist treatment with antibiotics. The President’s Council of Advisors…

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    Meat Matters Webinars: Meat, Livestock & Human Health

    With the global meat-eating explosion, meat production can’t be far behind. The U.S. currently produces more than 9 billion food animals — and their manure — for meat each year. Federal officials are thinking about where…

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