Project to reduce antibiotic resistance in poultry
The German Federal Ministry of Nutrition and Agriculture (BMEL) is funding a collaborative research project to minimise antibiotic resistant pathogens in key stages of the poultry production chain.
The project ‘Development of Reduction Measures for Antibiotic-resistant Pathogens in Poultry (EsRAM)’ will receive €2.46 million over a 3-year period. It’s focus will be on poultry meat with a reduced prevalence of antibiotic resistant pathogens, particularly ESBL-producing enterobacteria and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
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