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February 15, 2012

Are consumers concerned about antibiotic use in animals?

Livestock Associated MRSA: What is the Appropriate Level of Concern? - Dr. Peter Davies, Professor, University of Minnesota, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

January 20, 2012

How are animal diseases tracked so scientists, researchers, and governments can understand their impact and react quickly to contain the contamination?

The Disease BioPortal is a real-time or near-real time tool to access local, regional, and global animal disease information and data. Dr. Barbara Brito, University of California, Davis, presents how this tool is used in the PRRSv Area Regional Control and Elimination (ARCE ) efforts. From the 2011 International PRRS Symposium, December 2 - 3, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

January 18, 2012

How does antibiotic use in animal health work and what are the impacts to human health?

Dr. Tom Shryock provides a comparison of the antibiotics used in animal health, what the connections are to humans, and what steps are being taken to protect and improve public health. From the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

January 16, 2012

How can the hog popultation data be used to better track and eliminate swine diseases?

Dr. Enrique Mondaca provides insight on how hog density in U.S. at the state and county levels are used to identify swine diseases and plan to eliminate them. From the 2011 International PRRS Symposium, December 2 - 3, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

January 9, 2012

Dr. Mike Lormore, Pfizer Animal Health, shares how producers need to understand consumer issues and respond to the many questions about antibiotics in food animals.

 

Reaching Out to Consumers - Dr. Mike Lormore, Director of Dairy Veterinary Operations, Pfizer Animal Health, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.