Multi-Faceted Fact-Based Approach Needed To Address AMR – IFA

Commenting at the launch of Ireland’s National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance, IFA Animal Health Chairman Bert Stewart said antimicrobial resistance will only be addressed though a fact-based multi-faceted approach to antibiotic usage.   Bert Stewart said farmers will play their part, but if we are really serious about addressing the AMR issue, the major […]

EPA-funded research – Antibiotics and antibiotic resistant bacteria in our sewers

The EPA has today published the results of research by scientists at the School of Medicine and Centre for Health from Environment at NUI Galway and colleagues at UCD.  This research looked at whether antibiotics and antibiotic resistant bacteria are present in hospital sewage, and city sewage. Dr Brian Donlon, Head of Research, EPA Office […]