ARAC and partners launch international project to study antibiotic resistance in Iceland.
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Safe Handling of Meat & Poultry Products
We prioritize closing critical knowledge gaps regarding the public health impact of antibiotic overuse and misuse in people and animals so that all the major drivers of antibiotic resistance are properly addressed.
The main consumer-driven healthcare sectors in the U.S. include telemedicine, retail clinics, and urgent care. ARAC is working with key stakeholders in the urgent care sector, together with academic and governmental partners, to address challenges to improve antibiotic stewardship.
Bacteria from Meat Likely to Cause More than Half a Million Urinary Tract Infections in the U.S. Every Year
A new study suggests that E. coli from meat products may be responsible for hundreds of thousands of urinary tract infections in the U.S. each year. The team estimated that between 480,000 and 640,000 urinary tract infections in the United States each year may be caused by foodborne E. coli strains.
WASHINGTON, DC (October 27, 2022) – The Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC) at the George Washington University’s Milken Institute of Public Health announced the recent launch of a new website, https://www.superbugsarenotfunny.com, and monthly newsletter.
WASHINGTON (April 7, 2022) — Many consumers choose higher-priced steaks, burgers and other beef products from cattle that have been raised without antibiotics. The USDA approves meat labels with claims such as ‘No Antibiotics Ever’, ‘No Added Antibiotics’ and ‘Raised without Antibiotics’, but how confident can shoppers be that they are, in fact, getting what they paid for?