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CFIA advises caution on antimicrobial drug use

Resistance Canada’s chief vet says antimicrobial resistance is rising in the food-animal sector

Reading Time: 3 minutes Since their introduction some 60 years ago, antimicrobials have revolutionized both veterinary practice and human medicine. When used appropriately, antimicrobials — including antibacterials, antifungals and antivirals — continue to play an important role in animal and human health. They reduce suffering and help farmers raise healthy animals, which in turn provide safe meat, milk and […] Read more