health & disease

Dr. Mike Lormore - Reaching Out to Consumers


Reaching Out to Consumers - Dr. Mike Lormore, Pfizer Animal Health, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. William T. Flynn - U.S. FDA Initiatives Regarding the Judicious Use of Antibiotics in Food-Producing Animals


U.S. FDA Initiatives Regarding the Judicious Use of Antibiotics in Food-Producing Animals - Dr. William T. Flynn, Deputy Director for Science Policy, Food and Drug Administration, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Peter Davies - Livestock Associated MRSA: What is the Appropriate Level of Concern?


Livestock Associated MRSA: What is the Appropriate Level of Concern? - Dr. Peter Davies, Professor, University of Minnesota, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Scott Brown - Challenges in Antibiotic Product Development in a Rapidly Changing Global Landscape


Challenges in Antibiotic Product Development in a Rapidly Changing Global Landscape - Dr. Scott Brown, Senior Director of Metabolism and Safety, Pfizer Animal Health, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Scott Hurd - Welcome and Purpose of Symposium


Welcome and Purpose of Symposium - Dr. Scott Hurd, Associate Professor, Iowa State University, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Dr. Robert Flamm - The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance in Human Health


The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance in Human Health - Dr. Robert Flamm, Director of Antimicrobial Development, JMI Laboratories, from the 2011 Antibiotic Use In Food Animals conference, October 26-27, 2011, Chicago, IL, USA.

Poultry Farming Advancements

From the America's Heartland series, this short video shares how Cobb-Vantress works to produce poultry to support the increased demand.

Salmonella Infections Linked to Chicks and Ducks

Salmonella outbreaks continue to be in the news. A recent event ties the outbreaks to chicks and ducklings from single mail-order hatchery in Ohio.
As of August 23, 2011, a total of 65 individuals infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Altona have been reported from 20 states. The number of ill persons identified in each state is as follows: Alabama (1), Georgia (1), Indiana (1), Kentucky (5), Maryland (5), Michigan (1), Minnesota (1), Mississippi (1), New Hampshire (1), New York (4), North Carolina (8), Ohio (12), Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina (1), Tennessee (3), Texas (1), Virginia (7), Vermont (1), Wisconsin (1), and West Virginia (4).
The CDC continuously reminds consumers and producers to wash hands thoroughly with soap and water right after touching live poultry or "anything in the area where they live and roam".

What Is Real Time Disease Surveillance?

bioportal disease tracking The UC Davis' Disease BioPortal is a realtime disease surveillance suite that can help researchers understand and track the issues around human and animal disease outbreaks.
The dynamics that foster disease emergence and transmission world-wide continue to expand in complexity and scope, thus creating unprecedented new challenges to solving local, regional, and global problems of animal and human health and to mitigating their social, economic, and political consequences.

Dr. Barbara Brito - Bioportal


Bioportal - Dr. Barbara Brito, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, University of California, Davis, from the 2011 World Pork Expo, June 8-10, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

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