Chief vet to head AMR twitter chat on Thursday

The UK’s chief vet, Nigel Gibbens, will be hosting a twitter chat on Thursday this week to address the issues surrounding the use of antibiotics in farming.

The debate will cover the following points:

  • How we can support UK farmers to take action to reduce antibiotic use
  • The new Defra targets for farming
  • How vets can help Government deliver a change in prescription culture in farming
  • Improved consumer protection through safer meat

The chat will also include the Food Standards Agency’s Evidence & Research and Veterinary Director, Javier Dominguez.

The chat time is from 1pm to 2pm on Thursday, October 6.

To follow and participate go to #AMR

Headline image shows Nigel Gibbens (left) and Javier Dominguez

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