USA Releases Policy Roadmap to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Livestock

The Expert Commission on Addressing the Contribution of Livestock to the Antibiotic Resistance Crisis released a report in August 2017 titled, “Combating Antibiotic Resistance: A Policy Roadmap to Reduce Use of Medically Important Antibiotics in Livestock”. The roadmap consists of 11 core policy recommendations that are split into three key areas:

  1. decreasing use of medically important antibiotics in livestock,
  2. monitoring antibiotic use in livestock, and
  3. enhancing surveillance and data integration to inform antibiotic resistance policy.

Please click here to read more about the US Policy Roadmap.

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