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US federation raises livestock antibiotics concern

US federation raises livestock antibiotics concern

By Nicholas Robinson

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has hit back at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over the latter’s proposals on restricting antibiotic use in meat production.

US meat trade welcomes CAFO database decision

US meat trade welcomes CAFO database decision

By Carina Perkins

The US meat industry has welcomed an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision not to introduce laws that would require intensive farms to provide detailed information on their operations.

Cargill buys Texan beef plant

Cargill buys Texan beef plant

By Carina Perkins

US meat giant Cargill has acquired a bankrupt beef processing plant in Texas for $14.1m, with the sale expected to close next week.

US scientists refute E.coli poultry link claim

US scientists refute E.coli poultry link claim

By Carina Perkins

US scientists have questioned claims made by ABC News, which yesterday aired a report saying that women are developing antibiotic resistant bladder infections caused by E.coli from poultry products.

US develops new FMD virus-free vaccines

US develops new FMD virus-free vaccines

By Nicholas Robinson

A molecular vaccine against one strain of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), which does not use the live FMD virus, has been developed in the US.

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