Flemming Bager

Flemming Bager

Head of Division

NATIONAL FOOD INSTITUTE
National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

Division for Risk Assessment and Nutrition

Technical University of Denmark

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2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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2020
Image: DANMAP.org
06 OCT

In the past ten years, antimicrobial use has decreased in Danish pigs, increased in calves

In 2019, Danish pig producers reached the target for reduction of antimicrobial usage set by the MRSA action plan. In contrast, antimicrobial use in calves has increased considerably over the last ten years. These are some of the findings in this year's DANMAP report from Statens Serum Institut and the National Food Institute, Technical...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
2019
Photo: Mikkel Adsbøl
28 FEB

The UN highlights Danish fight against antimicrobial resistance

In the fight against antibiotic resistance, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, is encouraging other countries to be inspired by Denmark's experience in reducing the use of antimicrobials in pig production.

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Food safety
2018
Photo: Mikkel Adsbøl
30 MAY

Eight EU projects will generate knowledge about One Health

The EU Commission has recognized the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark’s One Health expertise through the allocation of funds for eight new research projects in this area.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
2016
Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
07 JUN

Robust data an important weapon in fight against antimicrobial resistance

Robust data on both antimicrobial use and resistance is a crucial weapon in the fight against resistant bacteria. In Denmark this realization led to the establishment of the monitoring programme DANMAP 20 years ago. Since then it has inspired globally. Most recently, the EU Health Commissioner visited Denmark to take a closer look at the...

Food, fish and agriculture Bacteria and microorganisms Food safety Food production
2015
Photo: National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
20 OCT

Considerably fewer resistant bacteria in broiler meat

Considerably fewer resistant ESBL bacteria were found in Danish and imported broiler meat in 2014 compared with the year before. It is the second consecutive year that a fall in the occurrence of this type of bacteria has been registered in Danish broiler meat. However in 2014 the efforts to combat ESBL in the European broiler production...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
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 – which are used to treat humans – is used in the production of livestock. The use of critically important antimicrobials in companion animals has also...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food safety
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27 OCTOBER 2020