Using antimicrobials in food production has been linked to drug-resistant infections in both animals and humans.
Over 200 different diseases can be spread through food, and most people will experience a foodborne disease at some point in their lives. World Food Day, started by the Food and Agriculture Organizations of the United Nations, is October 16th.
The AMR Challenge is a way for organizations around the world to collaborate in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. When the challenge launched, bioMérieux made three commitments to the fight against antimicrobial resistance.