CMA urges prescription-only antibiotics for agricultural use

Vogel, Lauren
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE1007
Academic Journal
The article reports on the adoption of a resolution calling for the mandatory veterinary prescriptions for all antibiotics used in the agricultural sector, during the Canadian Medical Association's (CMA) 144th annual general meeting in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on August 24, 2011. It says that delegates raised concerns over the rampant misuse of antibiotics in the sector, and Ottawa's inaction to address the issue. The meeting also highlighted the potential dangers of cellphone.


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