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Factory farms, antibiotics and superbugs: Lance Price at TEDxManhattan
 
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http://tedxmanhattan.org http://saveantibiotics.org How antibiotics are being used to compensate for the overcrowded, stressful conditions on industrial farms and how that's creating superbugs that threaten public health. Lance Price is a public health researcher who works at the interface between science and policy to address the growing crisis of antibiotic resistance. In the laboratory, Dr. Price uses cutting-edge DNA sequencing to trace the origins of new antibiotic-resistant pathogens. By analyzing the genomes of bacteria found in humans, food, and livestock, Dr. Price and his colleagues have traced the origins of new superbugs to industrial livestock production. Dr. Price and his colleagues have also begun to broaden the scope of foodborne disease to include urinary tract infections caused by foodborne E. coli. In the policy arena, Dr. Price works with grassroots organizations, NGOs, and policymakers to develop science-based policies to curb antibiotic abuse in food-animal production and stem the emergence of new superbugs. Dr. Price's work was selected by Discover Magazine as one of the top 100 science stories of 2012. His research has also been covered by top-tier media around the world, including the BBC, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Scientific American, Men's Journal, and Fitness Magazine, among others. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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Dr. Joseph Perrone Antibiotic Use in Animals
 
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Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture: An Overview of the Issue
 
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An overview video about antibiotic use and antimicrobial resistance in animal agriculture. Section 1: History of Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance Section 2: The Use of Antibiotics on a Dairy Farm Section 3: The Veterinary Feed Directive/FDA Guidelines Section 4: Abstention from Antibiotic Use on Beef Cattle Section 5: Final Thoughts Section 6: Wrap Up
Views: 698 Elizabeth Jean Ruiz
Fix Food - Fix Antibiotics - Meat Without Drugs
 
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Sign the petition now: http://www.meatwithoutdrugs.org/ AMERICANS ARE UNDER THREAT FROM ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT SUPERBUGS, making us vulnerable to common, once treatable infections. Unfortunately, a remarkable 80 percent of antibiotics in the U.S. are used not by humans, but by the meat and poultry industries so factory farm animals can grow faster and survive crowded and unsanitary conditions. This is creating superbugs and humans are exposed in a number of ways, including when we handle or eat undercooked meat. Our life-saving drugs are becoming less effective when we really need them. Unfortunately, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has refused to take meaningful action to restrict the use of unnecessary antibiotics in livestock production. But consumers can still do something to make change. We can be the catalysts to turn the tide on this public health crisis. We can show our support for companies that don't take our health for granted, and we are asking grocery stores to join us by choosing to only sell meat raised without antibiotics. We're calling on Trader Joe's to only source their meat from animals raised without antibiotics. As one of the most progressive national retailers, Trader Joe's has already demonstrated care for their customers' health by saying no to GMOs, artificial colors and trans fats in the products they sell. Trader Joe's can also be a leader by helping move the livestock industry in the right direction.
Views: 83524 FixFoodOrg
Study Finds Antibiotics In The Air Near Big Cattle Farms
 
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Bacteria and antibiotic-resistant genes were also found in airborne samples. Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=vocativvideo See more on our website: http://www.vocativ.com Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vocativ Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Vocativ
Views: 484 Vocativ
Tour of How Antibiotics Are Used on the Farm
 
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Dr. Brad Jones, a veterinarian with the University of Nebraska and Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center takes viewers on a virtual tour of a livestock production facility to show the decision-making process regarding antibiotic use in cattle and pigs, including the diagnosis of illnesses, treatment and antibiotic use considerations and how animals are tracked from antibiotic administration to harvest. "I think the use of antibiotics in our industry is appropriate and I would also use the term responsible. It’s appropriate for animal well-being and comfort. It’s appropriate to treat certain diseases that affect the animal,” Jones says. “How we utilize antibiotics and the decisions we make when we give them have a lot of thought behind them; not only thought because we’re mandated to because of laws and rules, but thought because we understand the importance of maintaining use of antibiotics in our industry for the health and well-being of animals.”
Views: 6066 meatnewsnetwork
Change farming and save our antibiotics | Cóilin Nunan | TEDxExeter
 
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Imagine a global health crisis which causes more deaths than cancer. That’s the future we face unless we take action now to stop the rise of antibiotic resistance. Drawing on decades of academic research, Cóilín Nunan shares the action we need to take now to save our antibiotics. Cóilín Nunan is the scientific adviser to the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, an alliance of health, medical, environmental and animal-welfare groups working to stop the overuse of antibiotics in livestock farming. He has co-authored numerous reports on antibiotic resistance and antibiotic residues that highlight the human health impact of excessive antibiotic use in intensive livestock farming. This work aims to encourage a move to more responsible use of antibiotics in farming, through better regulation and improvements in production systems, which would also improve animal health and welfare. -- At TEDxExeter 2018 we focussed on making connections - and building bridges. Our speakers challenged us to reflect on how, in this interconnected, interdependent world, global issues affect all of our lives, and our actions affect others. In these turbulent times of shock political outcomes, “fake news”, data breaches, war, mass migration, rapid technological progress and climate change we believe that ideas have the power to change attitudes, lives, and ultimately, the world. TEDxExeter Curator - Claire Kennedy @clairekennedy__ - http://tedxexeter.com Production Manager - Andy Robertson @geekdadgamer - http://www.youtube.com/familygamertv Film & Livestream - First Sight Media @firstsightmedia - http://firstsightmedia.co.uk/ Cóilín Nunan is the scientific adviser to the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, an alliance of health, medical, environmental and animal-welfare groups working to stop the overuse of antibiotics in livestock farming. He has co-authored numerous reports on antibiotic resistance and antibiotic residues that highlight the human health impact of excessive antibiotic use in intensive livestock farming. This work aims to encourage a move to more responsible use of antibiotics in farming, through better regulation and improvements in production systems, which would also improve animal health and welfare. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Views: 821 TEDx Talks
Global use of antibiotics on farm animals on the rise?
 
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SuperMarketGuru.com’s Phil Lempert on the concerns caused by increased antibiotic use in farm animals and genetically modified organisms winning the FDA’s approval. Watch Gerri Willis talk about Fda, Food, Health Care, and US Markets on Willis Report.
Views: 148 Fox Business
Antibiotic Use In Farm Animals To End?
 
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The World Health Organization warned on Tuesday, farmers should severely limit their use of antibiotics in animals. This in order to stop the growing threat of antibiotic resistance to the human population. Antibiotics are routinely used today to protect the health of the herd and promote animal growth. New guidelines issued by WHO call for an end to those practices in order to maintain the effectiveness of the current supply of antibiotics. This and to quell the rise of superbugs. They are resistant to almost all forms of medication. According to a report published in The Lancet on Monday, limiting the antibiotics given to food-producing animals ― such as chickens, cows and pigs ― can reduce antibiotic-resistant bacteria in those animals by up to 39 percent. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/who-antibiotics-farm-animals_us_5a01fa3be4b0920530585dd9?section=us_healthy-living http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
Views: 202 Wochit News
Antibiotics and Livestock
 
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Did you know that the antibiotics given to animals have effects on our bodies when we consume the meat? This video discusses the effects and implications of the antibiotics we consume in meat products, with a focus on antibiotic resistance. This video was made by Akshay Venkatesh, Cindy Li, Archita Srinath, Haider Abed and Kyra Posterski. Copyright McMaster University 2016 References Aarestrup, F. M. (1999). Association between the consumption of antimicrobial agents in animal husbandry and the occurrence of resistant bacteria among food animals. International journal of antimicrobial agents,12(4), 279—285. Phillips, I., Casewell, M., Cox, T., De Groot, B., Friis, C., Jones, R., ... & Waddell, J. (2004). Does the use of antibiotics in food animals pose a risk to human health? A critical review of published data.Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 53(1), 28—52 Witte, W. (1998). Medical consequences of antibiotic use in agriculture. Science, 279(5353), 996. Wright, G. D. (2005). Bacterial resistance to antibiotics: enzymatic degradation and modification. Advanced drug delivery reviews, 57(10), 1451—1470.
Antibiotic Regulation & Cattle Farming
 
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Chris Ashworth, Senior Technical Consultant for Elanco Animal Health, discusses the the impact of the veterinary feed directive set to take effect in 2017. This lecture was part of the 2016 Food Animal Wellbeing Symposium at the University of Arkansas hosted the Center for Food Animal Wellbeing.
Antibiotics in Livestock
 
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The truth of antibiotics in livestock that many don't know
Views: 414 Christina Thomas
The Future of Antibiotic Use in Cattle
 
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During the first evening of the 2015 Ohio Beef Cattle School webinar series, Dr. Troy Brick from the OSU Department of Preventive Veterinary Medicine offered his views on the future use of antibiotics in beef cattle, and also tips to prepare for calving season.
Views: 166 OSU BeefTeam
The Role of Dairy Technology in Helping to Achieve Responsible Antibiotic Use
 
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Moletech vet Nick Barradale describes the role of technology such as SmaXtec for early disease detection, and how it contributes to reducing antibiotic use.
Views: 152 4D4F EU Project
Antibiotic Use on Dairy Farms
 
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Dr. Karen Jordan, a dairy farmer and veterinarian, explains how dairy farmers use antibiotics as a last resort to treat sick cows. Vaccinations, nutrition, and preventative medicine come first.
Views: 107 NationalMilk
Does Using Antibiotics in Cattle Lead to Resistance in Humans?
 
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Antibiotic resistance is a complex topic that is a mutual concern for farmers and ranchers as well as the people who eat their products. Check out www.thecowdocs.com to learn more!
Views: 347 The Cow Docs
Oxfordshire beef farmer reduces antibiotic use through targeting disease issues
 
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See how beef farmer Ed Tims has been helped by his supply chain to reduce antibiotic use on his farm through improved animal health, eliminating disease and making sure he uses the right treatments.
Views: 37 FarmAntibiotics
Farmers Use Too Many Antibiotics
 
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In a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics calling for an end to overuse of antibiotics in animals. The "overuse" and "misuse" of antibiotics in animals and in people in largely to blame for antibiotic resistance. In 2012, most antibiotics in the United States weren't sold to help humans. Some 80%, or 32.2 million pounds, of antimicrobrial agents were for use with animals, according to the report. Some 60% of those drugs are the same ones that help fight infections in humans. If overexposure to antibiotics creates bacteria that can tolerate those drugs, that means doctors will no longer be able to use them to help treat people, hence this is a public health threat. http://rss.cnn.com/c/35494/f/676999/s/4b925c13/sc/14/l/0L0Scnn0N0C20A150C110C160Chealth0Cantibiotic0Eresistance0Emeat0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Ius/story01.htm http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
Views: 97 Wochit News
#AskAFarmer about antibiotic use
 
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Healthy animals are the foundation of a safe and abundant food supply. Sometimes it’s necessary for farmers to treat cows with antibiotics when cows are ill, just as people sometimes need medication when they are sick. Dairy farms only use U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved antibiotics and work with their veterinarians to administer them. Milk from a cow being treated with antibiotics is separated to ensure it does not go into the milk supply. All milk is tested for antibiotics upon delivery at the dairy plant. Any milk that tests positive cannot be sold to the public. Festival Foods dietitian Lauren Tulig went to a farm to learn more: http://bit.ly/2p6xE7S We encourage you to #AskAFarmer about dairy farming and food. Visit a Wisconsin dairy farm during #JuneDairyMonth. Full list of events at dairydaysofsummer.com.
Views: 230 Dairy Strong
Antibiotics in Beef
 
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How much truth is there to claims of risk caused by the treatment of beef cattle with antibiotics? Nobody wants to eat beef containing antibiotics, but there’s a ton of misinformation out there on this controversial practice. Some people think that beef we get from these cows contains antibiotics. This has never been true. Antibiotics are quickly metabolized by the body. This is why when you take antibiotics, you have to take them every day. Each drug has an established “withdrawal time” which is anywhere from 0 to 60 days, during which treated animals cannot go into food production. This is verified by the US Food Safety and Inspection Service, the FDA, and the EPA. Some retailers market their beef as containing no antibiotics. This is deceptive, because no beef on the market contains antibiotics. In advertising they call this a “preemptive claim”, saying something about your product that’s also true of all similar products, in the hope that pointing it out will frighten consumers away from the competition. Don’t be fooled by deceptive marketing. The real concern is that using antibiotics in any species eventually evolves resistant bacteria. If such bacteria are in the meat and we eat it without properly cooking it, then it’s possible for those resistant bacteria to transfer to us humans. Therefore, about 85% of ranchers in the United States follow the Beef Quality Assurance program, which restricts antibiotic usage to the narrowest spectrum that works, treats the fewest possible animals, and limits usage to the treatment or prevention of disease. The guidelines also recommend avoiding types of antibiotics that are used in human healthcare wherever possible, to minimize any possible transmission of bacteria that might be resistant to drugs we use on ourselves. Some farmers, mostly of pigs, do use an antibiotic called ractopamine which promotes faster muscle growth. This is called a sub-therapeutic antibiotic. This usage, while not medicinal, is still subject to a withdrawal time, and this specific drug is not used in humans. So why don’t all farmers do this? One reason is that antibiotics are expensive, so farmers have to find a careful balance of using just enough to make economic sense without wasting money on unnecessary overuse. The bottom line is that as long as you’re cooking your meat, there is absolutely no realistic health concern about eating beef cattle that may have been treated with antibiotics. So enjoy your steak and hamburger, and don’t worry about an imaginary dose of antibiotics. References Antibiotic Stewardship is Not New to Cattle Ranchers. (2015, June 2). Retrieved October 11, 2015, from http://factsaboutbeef.com/2015/06/02/beef-cattle-antibiotics-stewardship/ Dodsworth, T., & Ball, C. A report on the treatment of beef cattle with tranquilisers and antibiotics. Animal Production Anim. Prod., 315-319. Eirich, R. (2015, September 6). Nebraska BQA: Antibiotic Use Guidelines. Retrieved October 11, 2015, from http://bqa.unl.edu/bqanebr-article-3 Jones, G. (2009, May 1). Preventing Drug Residues In Milk and Cull Dairy Cows. Retrieved October 11, 2015, from https://pubs.ext.vt.edu/404/404-403/404-403.html Smith, G., Heaton, K., Sofos, J., Tatum, J., Aaronson, M., & Clayton, R. Residues Of Antibiotics, Hormones And Pesticides In Conventional, Natural And Organic Beef. Journal of Muscle Foods, 157-172. Gonzalez, J., Carter, J., Johnson, D., Ouellette, S., & Johnson, S. (2007). Effect of ractopamine-hydrochloride and trenbolone acetate on longissimus muscle fiber area, diameter, and satellite cell numbers in cull beef cows. Journal of Animal Science, 1893-1901.
Views: 6923 The Feeding Tube
Antibiotics in Ag
 
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Antibiotic use by livestock producers has gotten a lot of media attention in recent years. We explain there are good reasons why farmers use them to help keep your food supply safe. More at http://VaFarmBureau.org.
Views: 77 VirginiaFarmBureau
Farm Animals and Antibiotics - CommonGround
 
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Teresa Brandenburg, a Kansas farmer raising beef cattle explains the regulations surrounding the use of antibiotics and farm animals. She points out that antibiotics are only used when prescribed by a veterinarian and they always use the right dosage and keep good records. The FDA requires an animal that has been on antibiotics to stay on the farm a specific number of days while the medicine leaves the animal's system, and farmers must testify that they have adhered to these withdraw regulations before taking livestock to market. "I have a 3-year-old sonand if he gets sick I never hesitate to take him to the doctor and if the doctor tells me he needs antibiotics, I make sure that he get what he needs right away...The same goes for our beef cows," explains Theresa. To learn more about antibiotics in farm animals and to get your questions answered, visit www.findourcommonground.com.
Views: 1690 findourcommonground
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Why is Antibiotic Dry Cow Therapy Used?
 
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The Use of Dry Cow Therapy on Dairy Farms Part ONE: Why is Antibiotic Dry Cow Therapy Used? Learn how dry cow therapy reduces the risk of mastitis for the next lactation cycle.
Views: 1184 UW Milk Quality
How industrial farming techniques can breed superbugs
 
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As high-density, industrial-scale livestock farms have become fertile breeding grounds for disease, they’ve also become a major source of drug-resistant superbugs. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien and economics correspondent Paul Solman team up to report on how scientists are studying how superbugs can get into the food supply.
Views: 9675 PBS NewsHour
Study: Use of Antibiotics in Farm Animals Expected to Grow
 
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As the world demands more meat, milk and eggs, experts worry that heavy use of the medicine in livestock will cause a sharp increase in antibiotic-resistant infections. Originally published at - http://www.voacambodia.com/media/video/2815981.html
Treatment Decisions for Clinical Mastitis: Will Antibiotics Help the Cow?
 
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Using On Farm Culture to Improve Mastitis Treatment Episode #1: Treatment Decisions for Clinical Mastitis Part One: Will Antibiotics Help the Cow? UW Milk Quality releases this new video series about on farm culturing with a two-part episode on making the decision to start a culturing program. In part one, we learn which mastitis-causing bacteria responds to antibiotics and which do not. The difficulty is finding these cases in your herd. On farm culturing is one method we use to select the cases that would benefit from such treatment.
Views: 3007 UW Milk Quality
Fair Farms: Keep Antibiotics Working
 
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Consumers can make choices when buying meat to feed their families. In this video, Fair Farms farmer Kim Wagner of Black Bottom Farm talks about growing practices on her farm; Michael Berger of Elevation Burger talks about his business practices to source antibiotic free, sustainably grown livestock; and Mae Wu of NRDC gives an overview of antibiotic resistance. Please visit http://fairfarmsnow.org/ for more information about the campaign. Black Bottom Farm: https://www.facebook.com/Black-Bottom-Farm-587138324630320/ Elevation Burger: http://elevationburger.com/ NRDC: https://www.nrdc.org/
Views: 378 Fair Farms
Pigs farmiing, superbugs and  antibiotics resistance. BBC Countryfile
 
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Tom Heaps investigates the increase of antibiotics resistance in Pigs. Tom is in Denmark where pig farmers have mastered the art of pig farming. However they also are not immune to the anitbiotics resistance problem affecting pigs and pork meat..........
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Experts Debate the Use of Antibiotics in Livestock -- The Doctors
 
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Subscribe to The Doctors: http://bit.ly/SubscribeTheDrs LIKE us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/FacebookTheDoctors Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/TheDrsTwitter Follow us on Pinterest: http://bit.ly/PinterestTheDrs Antibiotics stand between us and the bacteria that can make us ill, but some say the overuse of antibiotics for livestock poses an even greater danger to our health. The experts debate the use of antibiotics. Are they being used for other things besides treatment?
Views: 4067 The Doctors
Are drug-resistant bacteria traveling from farms to your table?
 
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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria pose a growing threat to public health. But most antibiotics in the United States aren’t consumed by people, but by livestock. Overuse of the drugs may now be turning farms into “superbug” factories. RT America’s Brigida Santos has the details from Los Angeles. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America
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Trump’s USDA fights global guidelines on livestock antibiotics
 
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The Trump administration is resisting the World Health Organization's effort to sharply limit antibiotic use in farm animals, a move intended to help preserve the drugs' effectiveness. Jim Spellman has the detail. Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile http://america.cgtn.com/livenews Subscribe to CGTN America on YouTube Follow CGTN America: Twitter: @cgtnamerica Facebook: @cgtnamerica Google+: CctvamericaTvnews »» Watch CGTN «« Washington, DC (and greater area) • MHz - Channel 3 • COMCAST (Xfinity) - Channel 273 • FIOS - Channel 277 New York City • Time Warner - Channel 134 • FiOS (Verizon) - Channel 277 Los Angeles • Charter Cable - Channel 562 • Time Warner - Channel 155 Satellite Nationwide • DISH TV - Channel 279
Views: 376 CGTN America
Antibiotic Use in Livestock
 
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http://www.bestfoodfacts.org/food-for-thought/antibiotics-video-food-animals Food blogger Alice Choi visits with Dr. Jeff Bender, DVM, MS, DACVPM, from the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety at the University of Minnesota to discuss the use of antibiotics in animals raised for food. Learn more at bestfoodfacts.org.
Views: 885 Best Food Facts
Why are antibiotics used in livestock production?
 
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How are antibiotics used in livestock production? What are the issues surrounding this practice?
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Understanding Antibiotics in Dairy Farming
 
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Charles Steer of Sunbow Dairy in Tennessee discusses antibiotics in dairy farming.
Views: 1468 The Dairy Alliance
Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work on the Farm
 
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With funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), DHEC launched a campaign to raise awareness among S.C. dairy farmers on the proper use of antibiotics in herds.
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How are Antibiotics Used in Livestock?
 
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Antibiotics are used in livestock in many different ways. Check out www.thecowdocs.com to learn more!
Views: 80 The Cow Docs
How to infuse antibiotics into dairy cows to treat infections
 
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Dr. Ron Erskine of the Quality Milk Alliance details the correct procedure for treating infected cows.
Views: 3681 Bonnie Bucqueroux
Antibiotic Residues in Meat and Milk
 
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Does the use of antibiotics in livestock production lead to residues in meat and milk?
Views: 2207 PurdueFAEN
US state limits use of antibiotics on animals
 
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California is set to introduce strict new rules on the use of antibiotics in livestock production. There are growing concerns that the overuse of such drugs is contributing to the rising number of life-threatening human infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as "superbugs." Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley explains. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website http://www.aljazeera.com/
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How Cow Antibiotics Are Increasing Methane Global Warming
 
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Cows are create twice as much methane when they are treated with antibiotics compared to those who are not. This roughly equates to as much methane in a day as a car does. Antibiotics in factory farming is a common practice and is heavily relied on to prevent the spread of sickness among the cows. This methane is 25x more toxic than carbon dioxide and mainly comes from the cow's mouth rather than feces because of the way they digest food, which requires them to belch. Mark Sovel and Elliot Hill take a closer look at the impact antibiotics are having on our planet on the Lip News. https://www.newscientist.com/article/2089867-treating-cows-with-antibiotics-doubles-dung-methane-emissions/ Newest Lip News playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4sWrk-Vlgg&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGcjJDo6cQBCQprDMQyUQY3r&index=1&nohtml5=False The Journalists: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vp74vSColDM&index=1&list=PLC937B599FD2B8241&nohtml5=False CRIME TIME clips playlist – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbdJw7WALKo&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeC9DbpSnIvd2i9BHh2dBvv&nohtml5=False BYOD (Bring Your Own Doc) Highlight Videos- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2G_x_Tjym4&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGeu2DCf6Ouo7hTsA5QB2MAL&nohtml5=False MEDIA MAYHEM short videos playlist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RVZtB9FaeE&index=1&list=PLjk3H0GXhhGcz4un-zws5sMlCLk3NNjDP&nohtml5=False http://www.thelip.tv https://www.facebook.com/thelip.tv http://www.youtube.com/theliptv
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Know How Antibiotics Are Used In Food - The Balancing Act
 
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Join woman rancher, blogger and CommonGround volunteer, Kelsey Pope, as she talks about the safe use of anti-biotics in farm and ranch-raised cattle. Learn how misconceptions concerning the use of antibiotics are changing as cattle experts lend insight and perspective on this important consumer topic. Visit: http://www.thebalancingact.com Like: https://www.facebook.com/TheBalancingActFans Follow: https://twitter.com/BalancingActTV #TheBalancingAct #BalancingAct 102297
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FDA Limiting Antibiotic Use in Livestock
 
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FDA has released guidance for antibiotic use in livestock. The rules ban the use of low levels of antibiotics as growth hormones in swine and require a veterinarian to recommend use of the drug to treat sick animals. FDA has proposed the rules due to concerns about resistance to antibiotics in humans. However, Michelle Rook reports there is no proven link. Heartland Consumer Report on KTTC-TV 5pm News air date 12-26-13.
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Making Responsible Choices about Antibiotic Drug Use: Allowable Drug Usage in Dairy Cows
 
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Treatment and control of disease in your dairy herd can be confusing, especially when trying to keep up-to-date on federal drug regulation. Knowing the right definitions and allowable types of drug usage on dairy farms are important to ensure your animals receive appropriate care and that food produced from those animals with be safe for human consumption. In this episode, Dr. Pamela Ruegg explains the different classes of allowable (and prohibited) drug usage on U.S. dairy farms.
Views: 821 UW Milk Quality
USDA's Tom Vilsack Addressess the Animal Agriculture Alliance About Antibiotic Usage in Animals
 
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Q: Kay Johnson Smith, President & CEO, Animal Agriculture Alliance: "Despite the usefulness and benefits of antibiotics in livestock production, opponents are concerned about the possibility of unintended consequences to humans. FDA is set to address these concerns and animal ag groups are also taking action. Some still say it's not enough, especially given the state legislation that passed recently in California. What are your thoughts?" A: Tom Vilsack: "Well the Department of Agriculture is an integral part of a task force that the President established by executive order to take a look at this issue of antimicrobial resistance and figure out the best strategies. And within that strategy, there is the focus on judicious and appropriate use of antibiotics for livestock, understanding that there is a time and a place and an opportunity to use antibiotics appropriately and reasonably and to use it in the context of a veterinarian taking a look at all the circumstances and situations. And we see a continued acceptance of that notion as we travel around the country. We've been working with the FDA, the Food and Drug Administration, to educate producers about the appropriate use of antibiotics. That's the first thing. Secondly, there's a lot we don't know about antimicrobial resistance and so one of the things that we're doing at USDA is to encourage additional research. A lot of these pathogens are naturally occurring in the soil and there are also ways in which we potentially could reduce them on the farm. So there's a need for us to do more research and better education. And then finally looking at alternatives, probiotics and things of that nature. Are there ways in which we could potentially be more effective in prevention, rather than necessarily treatment. So there's an awful lot going on in this space and I really appreciate the fact that you're out there educating people because in this day and age with so much information, so much specialized information, sometimes people think they know what's going on, but in fact they may not. And it is, I think, important for folks to know farmers take this very seriously, they're very concerned about it and they are taking steps now to reduce the use because the market is demanding it and it's the appropriate thing. But making sure that we do it in a reasonable and thoughtful way so that we continue to have a strong livestock industry."
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Factory Farms Impact on Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria, MRSA, Mad Cows Disease and Our Food Supply
 
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This lecture will cover the history of industrial agriculture, the impact it has on air, water and soil, the detrimental effects it has on human health through environmental contamination and food-borne pathogens, and what is being done at the grassroots level, in the courts, and among state and federal lawmakers to address the problem. Connect with The Real Truth About Health http://www.therealtruthabouthealth.com/ https://www.facebook.com/The-Real-Truth-About-Health-467500836655781/ https://twitter.com/RTAHealth Passionate believers in whole food plant based diets, no chemicals, minimal pharmaceutical drugs, no GMO's. Fighting to stop climate change and extinction.
Ag Experts React to Antibiotic Plan
 
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FAIRFIELD, IA (CBS2/FOX28) -- The Food and Drug Administration is now working to phase out the use of some antibiotics used to promote growth and feed efficiency in livestock processed for meat.The voluntary FDA plan asks pharmaceutical companies to stop labeling drugs for human infection as acceptable for use in animals. The hope is, if those drugs are only used when animals are really sick, it will cut down on the spread of antibiotic-resistant superbugs in people, and make the population healthier. For Francis Thicke, the program is a good first step. Thicke drives an electric four-wheeler up a rocky dirt path to the field where his organic dairy cows graze on grass in the summer and hay in the winter. By definition, these organic cows can't be fed antibiotics at all, so Thicke keeps them healthy in a different way. We have 60 small pastures on our farm and after each milking, twice a day, they go from pasture to pasture, Thicke said. That's the opposite of how most livestock in America live -- most of them cooped up in high-density confinements -- and why 70 to 80 percent of all the antibiotics in the country are fed to those animals, Thicke said. Most of them in conditions that are not healthy. That's why the antibiotics are used, he said. Thicke thinks the FDA's plan is a good place to start, but that the voluntary aspect is too big of a loophole. You might say a large enough loophole to drive a feed truck through, he said. No, I've talked to farmer all across the country and they're scared. FDA has made it clear they want some changes and they're going to make it happen, said Scott Hurd, associate professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University. Hurd is also the former Deputy Undersecretary of Agriculture for Food Safety, and said, it is not realistic to think that industrial farms will all one day look like Thicke's -- he said confining animals is what makes American agriculture so efficient -- but it is one way to make the process safer. Antibiotics in livestock production are an important tool, they're not a crutch, Hurd said. Part of the plan also makes many current over-the-counter drugs only available through a veterinarian's prescription. Many industrial farms also have those veterinarians on staff, Thicke said.
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