Expert Report commissioned by IFT and funded by the nonprofit IFT Foundation, following the release of Functional Foods (2005), Emerging Microbiological Food Safety Issues (2002) and Biotechnology and Foods (2000). It was released at the IFT Annual Meeting + FOOD EXPO? in Orlando, the world’s single largest annual scientific meeting and technical exposition on food.
This new report and the others are available online at http://www.ift.org/ExpertReport.
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ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE FOOD SYSTEM
The following data appear within the latest Expert Report by the international nonprofit scientific society Institute of Food Technologists, Antimicrobial Resistance: Implications for the Food System, released here today at the IFT Annual Meeting + FOOD EXPO?, the world’s single largest annual scientific meeting and technical exposition on food. Refer to the report for attribution and references.
? Antibiotics have been used in food animals for more than 50 years to treat, prevent, or control infectious disease, or to improve efficiency of feed utilization and weight gain.
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