DiscoverUncover the origins and drivers of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; develop probiotic therapies to block their spread
PolicyPromote evidence-based policy and practice in human medicine and agriculture
IdentifyIdentify targets for new diagnostics to guide antibiotic prescription, improve patient care and decrease costs
QuantifyQuantify the drug-resistant human infections arising from antibiotic overuse in food animals
EngageEngage consumers and policymakers using new and traditional media
SolutionsPromote market-based solutions to improve antibiotic stewardship in agriculture
A new report by FAIRR illustrates investor progress on promoting antibiotic stewardship policies in food companies. The report highlights a best practice policy on antibiotic stewardship that has been developed in consultation with leading industry and issue experts, including ARAC.
ARAC Director Dr. Lance Price explains how diagnostic tests are among the most promising tools in the global fight against antibiotic resistance.
The food industry must stop dosing healthy livestock with antibiotics, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. For decades animals’ food and drinking water have often been spiked with medications aimed at boosting growth and preventing disease.