Video Library

The Nexus of Animal Health, Food Safety and Human Health

In this Oct. 20, 2016, webinar, Leah Dorman, D.V.M., and Steve Solomon, M.D., share some of the same concerns and priorities, including most importantly that antibiotics must be used responsibly in both human and animal medicine. They also cover changes underway in how antibiotics are being used on farms, the risks, as well as “superbug” concerns and the broader global picture with regard to antibiotic resistance.

 

How Antibiotics Are Used

Watch Dr. Leah Dorman, a veterinarian and mom, explain how antibiotics are used on the farm to keep animals healthy and improve safety and affordability.

 

Antibiotic Residues

Dr. Leah Dorman, a veterinarian and mom of three, explains the safeguards that farmers, the animal health community and the government have in place to prevent antibiotic residue and ensure the meat you feed your family is nutritious and safe.

 

Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a complex topic. In this video, Dr. Leah Dorman, a veterinarian and mom of three, explains what antibiotic resistance is, and talks about steps the animal health community is taking to make sure antibiotics work when we need them most, and protecting the public health and animal health.

 

Antibiotic Resistance Part IV: Proper Kitchen Techniques

Antibiotic resistance is a concern for many of us, so what can we do about it? Our four-part video series on antibiotic resistance takes a closer look at the topic from the farm to the kitchen. In part four, food blogger Alice Choi discusses proper food handling and storage techniques with registered dietitian Jen Haugen.

 

Antibiotic Resistance Part III: Navigating Food Labels

Antibiotic resistance is a topic of concern for many of us. In our four-part video series, we tackle the subject from the farm to your kitchen. In part three, food blogger Alice Choi enlists the help of registered dietitian Jen Haugen to help navigate the grocery aisles. We have many choices when purchasing food for our family, but labels including “organic,” “natural,” “no antibiotics ever” and “raised without antibiotics” can sometimes be confusing.

 

Antibiotic Resistance Part II: Antibiotic Use in Food Animals

In part one of our four-part series on antibiotics, food blogger Alice Choi spoke with an expert about antibiotic resistance. While we know that the discovery and use of antibiotics represents one of the greatest human and veterinary medical advances in history, recent concerns about overuse have people wondering about the impact on human health of use of antibiotics in animals raised for food. For answers on antibiotic use in livestock production, Alice Choi visited with Jeff Bender, DVM, MS, DACVPM, with the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety at the University of Minnesota.

 

Antibiotic Resistance Part I: Trust Your Doctor

Food blogger Alice Choi (HipFoodieMom) went in search of answers from experts to help us better understand antibiotic resistance. In part one of our four-part series on antibiotics, she visited with Dr. Pritish Tosh with the Infectious Diseases Division at the Mayo Clinic.