EM combined with good manufacturing practices and risk assessment programs would enhance product safety and reduce consumer risk.
About 80 percent of all antibiotics used in the U.S. are used in the animal health and agriculture sectors. This portion contributes significantly to antimicrobial resistance (AMR), as antibiotic dosing regimens tend to be less controlled in agriculture compared to human medicine. AMR is one of our world’s most pressing healthcare challenges and the misuse of antibiotics causes AMR to occur more rapidly.
When sharing your meal this holiday season, make sure you, your family, and friends use good food safety practices. Food-borne illness can spread more quickly when serving food for large groups of people.