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Symposium summary: Immune system affects reproduction in ruminants
May 14, 2013 - A closer look at livestock reveals how the immune system and reproductive system interact.
In a new paper published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers show how immune cells can affect animal ovulation and pregnancy. This paper is a summary of research presented at the 2012 Reproductive-Immune Interactions Symposium at the Joint Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Continue reading...
Antibiotics report ignores food safety facts
Official statement from the American Society of Animal Science Board of Directors
A recent Environmental Working Group (EWG) report blames antibiotic use in food animals for the presence of antibiotic resistant bacteria. This report overlooks important data and the facts about food safety.
Consumers can remain confident that strict government regulations and industry practices ensure the safe and precise use of antibiotics to protect public health. Continue reading...