Combating resistance: Protect workers while preserving antibiotics through upstream changes in FDA policy
Learning Areas:Occupational health and safety
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Describe the role of the Mayo Clinic in promoting routine antibiotic use in livestock production; Explain how antibiotic use in livestock feed can impact on the safety of workers on livestock farms and in slaughterhouses.
Keyword(s): Food Security, Labor
Organization/institution whose products or services will be discussed: I am an invited panel member
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the director of Healthy Food Action, which informs and motivates health professionals around policy impacts on the food system, including policy affecting food safety and worker safety, as well as the routine use of antibiotics in food animal production.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.