https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/apr/10/investors-fast-food-pub-chains-reduce-farm-antibiotics (c) Guardian News & Media Ltd
About Prevtec Microbia
Estimated value of the global animal health industry by 2020*
Number of countries where Coliprotec® F4 is approved for use
We have been devising innovative solutions to challenges in livestock production for over a decade.
Prevtec Microbia was selected as one of twelve emerging animal health companies to present at the first European Animal Health Investment Forum, taking place February 10-11, 2016 at the Royal Garden Hotel in London, UK.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is resistance of a microorganism to an antimicrobial medicine to which it was originally sensitive. AMR occurs naturally but the phenomenon is hugely increased by excessive and inappropriate use of antimicrobial medicines and poor infection control practices in animals and humans.
Source: European Commission, http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-15-6097_en.htm
25 000 patients die annually in the EU alone as a result of infections caused by resistant bacteria. Globally this number could be as high as 700 000.
Source: European Commission, http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/health_food-safety/docs/amr_factsheet.pdf