Superbugs: MEPs want to curb use of antibiotics in farming

With the World Health Organisation warning us that the world risks drifting into a post-antibiotic era, in which antibiotic resistance would cause more deaths each year than cancer, it is high time we took energetic measures and grasped the problem at its roots

Antimicrobial resistance, Parliament votes

Draft legislation to tackle growing antimicrobial resistance in animals with stricter rules on the use of existing antibiotics will be voted today in the Environment and Public Health Committee of the European Parliament.