News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

antibiotic

Health & Welfare

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, part 2

The development of antimicrobial resistance genes in human pathogens as a consequence of exposure to antibiotics in aquaculture is widely documented. Reports implicate foodborne antibacterial-resistant pathogenic bacteria in human disease. 

Health & Welfare

Regional authorities regulate antibiotic use

The regulation of antibiotic use aims to guarantee the safety and efficacy of the drugs for the animals treated and protecting the health of consumers.