Worried About Antibiotic use and resistance in Cattle?

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Learn more about antibiotic use and resistance in beef production:

Myth: Animal Agriculture is the Biggest Contributor to Antibiotic Resistance. Visit MeatMythCrushers for more videos on meat production.

Myth: Antibiotics are Use in Animal Agriculture to Cover up for Unsanitary Conditions. Visit MeatMythCrushers for more videos on meat production.

How are Antibiotics Used on the Farm? This video, from the North American Meat Institute, takes you on a virtual farm tour with Dr. Brad Jones, a veterinarian with the University of Nebraska and Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center.

What Beef Producers Need to Know About Antimicrobial Use and Resistance. Video Credit: Beef Cattle Research Council

Watch Dr. Joseph Perrone explain important facts about antibiotic use. Video Credit: Centre for Accountability in Science

Centre for Food Integrity Best Food Facts: True? Or Not? “Regular use of antibiotics in healthy cows, pigs and chickens has led to increased antibiotic resistance in humans eating meat products” http://www.bestfoodfacts.org/true-or-not/Antibioticsinlivestock

Centre for Food Integrity: Antibiotics for Animals: Dangerous for Humans? http://www.bestfoodfacts.org/food-for-thought/animalantibioticsdangerous

Beef Cattle Research Council: Antimicrobial Resistance http://www.beefresearch.ca/research-topic.cfm/antimicrobial-resistance-11

Health Canada – Antibiotic (antimicrobial) resistance http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/drugs-products-medicaments-produits/buying-using-achat-utilisation/antibiotic-resistance-antibiotique/index-eng.php

Canadian Integrated Program for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (CIPARS) http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/cipars-picra/index-eng.php

Canadian Food Inspection Agency Residue Testing http://www.inspection.gc.ca/food/meat-and-poultry-products/manual-of-procedures/chapter-5/eng/1395150894222/1395150895519?chap=2