First Ever Antibiotic Test Of Pig Meat Using Saliva

Antibiotics are used in animal husbandry to cure animals, prevent infections or, in some countries, promote their growth. Overuse and misuse of antibiotics on farms contributes to the spread of antibiotic resistance. The presence of antibiotic resistant bacteria at farm level poses a risk to society as a whole. Antibiotics become less or no longer effective and bacterial infections become more difficult or impossible to eradicate.

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How Antibiotics Are Used on the Farm

Recently, the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) released a new video that explores how antibiotics are used in livestock production. The topic of antibiotic use in livestock is a hotly debated and incredibly misunderstood area of food production, and the increasing prevalence of antibiotic resistance in humans has the medical establishment looking at agriculture for potential causes.

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THE SMALLEST TEMPERATURE LOGGER IN THE WORLD

Shrinking technology has become the single biggest change that has spurred growth and progress in every industry. In a major boost to the food and healthcare industry, where temperature ranges have a major influence on the transport and storage of products and equipment, temperature trackers are invaluable. By shrinking the temperature tracker to a tiny 6mm thick, 16mm diameter wide device, the Thermo Button has revolutionised the way the industry looks at recording temperature data.

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LIVE TEMPERATURE MONITORING

Quality delivery in sensitive industries like food production, biotechnology, life sciences and medicine depends on maintaining the right conditions – especially the temperature – whether you are storing products or transporting them from one location to another.

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African Farmers Are Changing The Game

Only use the P4 Rapid Progesterone Heat Detection Test if you’re looking for a simple, fast and effective way of detecting whether cows that are pregnant. Fertility is one of the main issues faced by dairy farmers. Early detection of pregnancy in dairy cows results in improved milk output, improved feeding management, as well as propagation rate. Early detection is also vital because if a farmer does not quickly detect the pregnancy, the result is a delay in the period of calving, which means the propagation rate and milk output will decrease.

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Reasons Why Dairy Industry Rapid Tests Are Important

There’s no way to get around the fact that dairy industry rapid tests are a vital component of any milk processing industry. This is true whether you’re a large scale farmer with 5000 head of cattle grazing over a number of farms and you are responsible for the dairy supply of a small army of retailers, or whether you’re just Farmer B with a couple head of cattle and you supply the local farm stall down the road. It goes without saying that the quality of our milk needs to be impeccable. But if you’re still not sure just why you need to be this stringent with your dairy industry rapid tests, then read on.

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