Panel: Judicious use of antibiotics necessary in animal ag

Panel: Judicious use of antibiotics necessary in animal ag

Discussion on antibiotic resistance addresses disease prevention, food labels

There is a consensus in the animal agriculture and veterinary communities that supports the judicious, legal use of antibiotics to prevent, control and treat disease, according to representatives from several organizations who spoke at the Public Meeting of the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (PACCARB) in Washington on Wednesday.