Obama Administration Takes Aim At Antibiotic Resistance

Beef Magazine - Guy Loneragan, veterinary epidemiologist and professor of Food Safety and Public Health and at Texas Tech University, attended the meeting to share some of his research pertaining to antimicrobial resistance.

In a series of moves designed to tackle the thorny and complicated issue of antibiotic resistance, the Obama administration took a series of actions that direct federal agencies to slow the increased prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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At the same time the White House made its announcement, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) was hosting FDA staff in an educational session on antibiotic resistance. Guy Loneragan, veterinary epidemiologist and professor of Food Safety and Public Health and at Texas Tech University, attended the meeting to share some of his research pertaining to antimicrobial resistance.

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