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‘Antimicrobial resistance still key post-Brexit’

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By Josh Loeb

Defra moved quickly last week to quash fears it might relax rules on tackling antimicrobial resistance post-Brexit, saying it could even go further than the EU in combating the problem.

Leaving the EU will not change our commitment to tackle antibiotic resistance

‘Leaving the EU will not change our commitment to tackle antibiotic resistance and the UK will remain a world leader in helping preserve these medicines for future generations,’ a spokesperson for the department said.

On its blog Defra stressed the UK had played a key role in the drafting of a new EU regulation to cut …

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