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May 10, 2013

Just stopping the use of antimicrobials and antibiotics on animal agriculture farms will not stop the issues of resistance in humans or other animals.

Antimicrobial Resistance: Do We Know Everything? - Dr. Sid Thakur, Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University, from the 2013 NIAA Merging Values and Technology conference, April 15-17, 2013, Louisville, KY, USA.

Dr. Sid Thakur, Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University, studies antibiotic resistance on farm, slaughter, retail, and human environments. Dr. Thakur states that antimicrobial resistance is an international problem. Additionally antimicrobial and antibiotic use spans all parts of the chain from farm, food processing, food services, food retail, and home.