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Antimicrobial resistance
RUMA clarifies position on antibiotic use for livestock

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THE Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA) has published what it describes as a wide ranging position paper on antibiotic resistance and antibiotic use in livestock.

Announcing publication of the paper earlier this month, its secretary general, John FitzGerald, noted that there was currently much debate on antibiotic resistance in human medicine and antibiotic use in human and veterinary medicine. This paper aimed to clarify RUMA's position on antibiotic resistance and how antibiotics can be used responsibly in …

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