Tighter Controls Lie Ahead in Canada to Ensure Appropriate Use of Medically Important Antimicrobials in Feed and Water

External and internal forces are driving change in
Canada to ensure appropriate use of medically important
antimicrobials in animals. In 2015 alone there were
four key directives made by prominent international
organisations around management of antimicrobial
resistance. Jean Szkotnicki, President of the Canadian
Animal Health Institute, explains how Canada is acting on
these resolutions and is implementing initiatives under its
own Federal Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance and