FSA’s Challenges of Antimicrobial Resistance

Sep21

In his report released today (21st September) Professor Guy Poppy, the FSA’s Chief Scientific Advisor, outlines the challenges that food production faces in dealing with antimicrobial resistance (AMR). His thoughts echo those of the O’Neill... Read More | Share it now!

Antibiotic Stewardship: Government response to O’Neill

Sep16

The Government today published its response to the O’Neill Report on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). The BPC is pleased to see the Government pick up the baton so firmly on this crucial issue and support the poultry meat sector in its work to... Read More | Share it now!

Antibiotic Stewardship: The Scientific Debate

Sep03

The British poultry sector has reduced its use of antibiotics by 44% since 2012. The industry has recognised a problem, taken action, and made its commitment clear in our report: ‘Leading the Way in the Responsible Use of... Read More | Share it now!

The O’Neill Report: BPC Response

May19

Tackling Drug-Resistant Infections Globally, the final report of the group chaired by Jim O’Neill is a very welcome addition to a growing body of work on antimicrobial resistance. The BPC Antibiotic Stewardship Scheme was set up in 2011 to develop a... Read More | Share it now!

New 5-Year Agreement for British Poultry Training

May18

The four partners who form British Poultry Training,  BPC, NFU, Poultec and Lantra have committed to a new 5 year agreement to build and continue the success of their “Poultry Passport” industry programme. The group originally came together in... Read More | Share it now!

“Pathfinders”

May04

“Pathfinders” is what the VMD’s Peter Boriello called the British poultry sector. He was referring to the work we have done on understanding our use of antibiotics, and it’s a term that feels about right. While we’d love... Read More | Share it now!

British Poultry Sector Reduces Antibiotic Use by 44%

May03

British Poultry Sector Reduces Antibiotic Use by 44% The British poultry sector has reduced its use of antibiotics by 44% since 2012, it was revealed today at a reception in Parliament. Coinciding with the launch of its report, ‘Leading the Way in... Read More | Share it now!

BPC Chief Executive to step down

Apr24

The British Poultry Council announces that Andrew Large, who has been Chief Executive since May 2013, will leave his post on 30th April 2016. John Reed, BPC Chairman said: “The BPC Board would like to thank Andrew Large for guiding the British... Read More | Share it now!

BPC Antibiotic Stewardship Scheme Publishes Data Demonstrating Successful Responsible Use Strategy

Apr09

The BPC Antibiotic Stewardship Scheme today published a report on its strategy for responsible use of antibiotics including its data from 2012-2015. Read the report here: The_BPC_Antibiotic_Stewardship_Scheme_April2016 It is the first UK livestock... Read More | Share it now!

Outdated Welfare Guidance to Remain in UK Livestock Sectors

Apr07

Today the government reversed its decision to move towards jointly-owned welfare guidance. BPC Chairman John Reed said, “We’re disappointed by the change of policy at Defra. What this means now is that we, along with other livestock sectors, will... Read More | Share it now!

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