Entries by Erica Mitchell

FEEDSTUFFS: Global beef industry teams up on antibiotic stewardship

U.S. ranchers have spent decades investing in ways to provide safe, affordable beef that meets consumer demands. Their efforts include antibiotic stewardship and sustainability standards, and they’re not alone. Beef producers across the world work to raise cattle in differing environments. “When it comes to sustainability, there’s no one size fits all,” Ruaraidh Petre, executive […]

AVMA: Summit explores the animal solution to social isolation

A group of public health, research, gerontology, and veterinary leaders gathered at the first Social Isolation, Loneliness, and Companion Animals Summit on May 7 in Washington, D.C., to discuss the role companion animals can play in curbing societal loneliness, which can be as harmful as smoking 15 cigarettes per day, according to research. Mars Petcare […]