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U.N. FAO Releases Action Plan Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance In Food Supply Chains

U.N. News Centre: U.N. agency launches action plan to tackle threat of ‘superbugs’
“The United Nations agricultural agency [Wednesday] released a new action plan to help countries combat the spread of antimicrobial resistance in their food supply chains and to counter the growing threat of medicine-resistant ‘superbugs.’ ‘Antimicrobial medicines play a critical role in the treatment of diseases of farm animals and plants. Their use is essential to food security, to our well-being, and to animal welfare,’ said the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in a news release…” (9/14).

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