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Canadian Cattle Feeders Committed to Prudent Use of Antimicrobials

April 29, 2015

Calgary (April 29, 2015) — The National Cattle Feeders’ Association (NCFA) responded today to the Report of the Auditor General of Canada on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). The Report provided an overview of both the Canadian and global context in regard to AMR and made a number of recommendations, including the Public Health Agency of Canada’s engagement with key partners in the development of a pan-Canadian strategy, and if Health Canada has taken adequate steps to regulate the sale of antimicrobials and promote their prudent use.

Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation established

April 28, 2015

The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) today introduced a new award that honors outstanding researchers for their contribution to the competitiveness and sustainability of the Canadian beef industry. The Canadian Beef Industry Award for Outstanding Research and Innovation will publically recognize scientists and academics that are actively involved in strong research programs aligned with industry priorities, continually engage with industry stakeholders, and demonstrate their passion and long-term commitment through leadership, teamwork, and mentorship.

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