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New FDA antibiotic sales data: What’s its relevance to reducing antibiotic resistance?

January 8, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration releases animal antibiotic sales data annually. The report for 2016 shows decreases in two key categories: sales for livestock and poultry, and medically important antibiotics. Although the latest report shows a reduction, we need to focus on using antibiotics responsibly, which in agriculture means to use less while preserving the ability to responsibly use antibiotics when needed.

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My Path to Becoming a Veterinarian: Relieving Human and Animal Suffering

January 27, 2016

As a veterinarian, I took an oath to protect animal health, prevent animal suffering and to promote human health. Remaining true to these values to relieve the suffering of both humans and animals has been a driving force in my life, and this commitment led me to become a veterinarian. My career track began…

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