Antimicrobial Resistance

  • December 19, 2023Fast Action at the Watering Hole🎙️

    Bovine respiratory disease can spread among cattle at feedlot water bowls, but they also may be a place to...

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  • October 8, 2021Is This a Good Investment?

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in a September 2021 issue of...

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  • July 5, 2021Renewed Research and Extension Objectives Support a Thriving Beef Sector

    Strategic and collaborative investments in research...

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  • November 19, 2020Do Cattle Bacteria Contribute to Antibiotic Resistance in Human Medicine?

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director,...

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  • September 17, 2019On-Farm Antimicrobial Surveillance Moves a Step Closer

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the...

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  • December 19, 2018Does Antibiotic Resistance Move Through the Environment?

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the...

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  • October 22, 2018Q&A on conventional production of Canadian Beef

    Do growth promoting, antimicrobial or other veterinary drugs affect the food safety of Canadian...

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  • September 10, 2018This December you’ll need a prescription to buy virtually any livestock antibiotic

    Editors note: This post was originally published February 1,...

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  • February 1, 2018This December, you’ll need a prescription to buy virtually any livestock antibiotic

    Note: Updated version published here September 10, 2018. If...

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  • November 1, 2016Antibiotic Alternatives

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of...

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  • June 16, 2016Bov-Innovation: Putting Theory into Practice

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the June 2016...

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  • May 9, 2016National Beef Antimicrobial Research Strategy developed to drive solutions

    News ReleaseMay 9, 2016 Calgary, AB – As concerns grow about the...

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  • February 8, 2016Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Beef Cattle: What Producers Need to Know; Webinar March 2

    Update: Missed the webinar? Find the recording and check...

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  • October 26, 2015Evaluating the Potential Contribution of Beef Cattle to Antimicrobial Resistance

    Increasing public concern regarding antimicrobial use (AMU) and...

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  • October 15, 2015Conjugal Visits

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the October 2015 issue of Canadian...

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  • August 28, 2015Consumer MisReports

    Consumer Reports Food Safety and Sustainability Center released its “Beef Report” on August 25. A number of questions,...

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  • June 22, 2015Are Ionophores a Risk for Antimicrobial Resistance?

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the June...

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  • May 22, 2015Do Antimicrobial Growth Promoters Really Improve Performance, or Just Improve Health?

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science...

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  • March 19, 2015New video: What Beef Producers Need to Know About Antimicrobial Use and Resistance

    There's no avoiding the topics of antimicrobial use (AMU) and...

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  • June 25, 2014Antimicrobial Resistance: Global Report on Surveillance

    This article written by Dr. Reynold Bergen, BCRC Science Director, originally appeared in the...

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  • November 28, 2013Trends in Consumer Perceptions About Beef

    This Country Called Agriculture, a television show focused on agribusiness topics in Canada, recently aired...

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  • November 14, 2013Denmark Shows Impact of Banning Growth Promoting Antimicrobial Use in Cattle

    Antimicrobial resistance has become a highly charged issue. ...

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  • September 26, 2013Q&A on Conventional Production of Canadian Beef

    Updated with additional links July 4, 2018 Do growth promoting, antimicrobial or other...

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  • April 29, 2013Mythematics: Distorting Data for Shock Value

    This is a guest post written by Karin Schmid, Beef Production Specialist with the Alberta Beef Producers,...

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  • April 19, 2013Part 3 of Three-Part Video Series on Antimicrobial Resistance

    Adding to the discussion on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the latest episode of the...

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  • April 4, 2013Part 2 of Three-Part Video Series on Antimicrobial Resistance

    Delving deeper into the discussion on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), this episode of...

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  • March 28, 2013Part 1 of Three-Part Video Series on Antimicrobial Resistance

    Antimicrobial use and resistance have received considerable negative, inaccurate...

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  • March 25, 2013Antimicrobial Resistance: Does Canadian Beef Production Contribute?

    In March 2013, a policy paper was released by the Ontario Medical Association on...

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  • January 14, 2013Explaining Growth Promotants Used in Feedlot Cattle

    Feed efficiency in cattle can make or break profitability in the feeding sector, and has...

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  • November 5, 2012Latest Results from Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance

    The Public Health Agency of Canada has completed its most recent report on the Canadian...

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