September 8th, 2015 – AgChat on Antibiotics and Resistance

September 8th, 2015 - AgChat on Antibiotic and Resistance What Are The Concerns With Antibiotics In Agriculture? Consumers hear media stories about deadly methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or watch TED talks on “What do we do when antibiotics don’t work any more?” and wonder how agriculture does this to people.

In this #AgChat we learn more about the views of antibiotics from both farmers and consumers. One can sense a need to develop a common language, terminology, and metrics so as to help develop long lived solutions to managing antibiotic resistance.

Complete Twitter conversation for AgChat on Antibiotics and Resistance.

This chat was sponsored by the National Institute for Animal Agriculture to help raise awareness of their 2015 Antibiotics Symposium, November 3 – 5, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA [registration].