Antimicrobial resistance

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2015
Photo: National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
08 OCT

Decrease in antimicrobial use in animals in Denmark

Antimicrobial use in animals has decreased in 2014 due mainly to decreased consumption in the pig production. In general very little of the critically important antimicrobials...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food safety
Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
13 MAY

Danish inspiration in the global fight against antimicrobial resistance

It is possible to significantly reduce the use of antimicrobial agents in food production without compromising welfare and production. This is evidenced by the Danish experience...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
Photo: Mikkel Adsbøl
09 FEB

Laboratories worldwide good at detecting antimicrobial resistance

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has tested how accurately reference laboratories from around the world are able to determine the identity and...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food safety
2014
Photo: National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
14 OCT

Seminar on benefits of restricted antimicrobial use in organic pigs

The spread of antimicrobial resistant bacteria is a major food safety concern. A seminar in October 2014 organised by the National Food Institute, Technical University...

Food safety Food, fish and agriculture Biotechnology and biochemistry
Photo: National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
30 SEP

Fewer resistant bacteria in Danish broiler meat

Significantly fewer resistant ESBL bacteria were found in Danish broiler meat in 2013 compared with the year before. However, the occurrence of ESBL bacteria in imported...

Food safety Biotechnology and biochemistry Production animals
Photo: Mette Theilgaard, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
05 AUG

New methods to identify MRSA in pigs

It is important to keep the number of MRSA infections at a low level. In a PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, the latest technologies...

Food safety Production animals Health and diseases Biotechnology and biochemistry Genes and genomes
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30 JUL

Denmark leads the way in the battle against antimicrobial resistance

Denmark has shown that it is possible to tackle the problem of antimicrobial resistance in a way that allows farmers to produce meat efficiently, while ensuring that antibiotics...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
30 JUN

Danish efforts to combat antimicrobial resistance inspire in the U.S. Congress

Denmark’s systematic and scientific strategy to combat antimicrobial resistance in food production has been on the agenda at a briefing in the U.S. Congress. At the...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Food production
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13 JUN

More ESBL bacteria at farms with high consumption of antibiotics

There is a connection between previous consumption of cephalosporin antibiotics and the amount of ESBL bacteria in pigs. At the same time, there is an increased occurrence...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Production animals Health and diseases
Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
16 APR

PhD defence on MRSA in pigs

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Mette Theilgaard Christiansen’s PhD defence on methods for studying MRSA in pigs. The...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
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09 APR

Antimicrobial treatment increases the risk of infection with antimicrobial-resistant...

People who have been treated with antimicrobials are at increased risk of a subsequent infection with antimicrobial-resistant Salmonella and Campylobacter. A previous treatment...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
26 MAR

Danish effort to combat antimicrobial resistance mapped out

Denmark's systematic and scientific strategy for combatting antimicrobial resistance in food has been internationally recognised, and Denmark is now considered a world...

Food safety Food production Biotechnology and biochemistry
2013
Photo: National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
07 OCT

Increase in resistant bacteria in broiler meat in Denmark

Since 2011, the level of resistant ESBL bacteria has increased in broiler meat imported into Denmark and Danish produced broiler meat still contains ESBL bacteria. In addition...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture
Photo: National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
18 SEP

More and more Danes infected with MRSA bacteria

The increase in the number of Danes infected with MRSA bacteria continued in 2012, and the total number of those infected has almost doubled since 2009. The vast majority...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
PhD defence on the development of bacterial resistance
07 AUG

PhD defence on the development of bacterial resistance

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites to Maria Seier-Petersen’s PhD defence on natural bacteria’s sensitivity to biocides and...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
Fruitful co-operation on resistance in the spotlight
09 APR

Fruitful co-operation on resistance in the spotlight

On 4-5 April 2013, in its capacity as EU reference laboratory for antimicrobial resistance, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, hosted the annual...

Food safety Food, fish and agriculture
International disease control experts gather at DTU
28 FEB

International disease control experts gather at DTU

From 27 to 28 February 2013, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark hosted an international meeting and welcomed 170 global disease control experts...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture
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