Webinars

Antibiotics in animals – improving Canada’s meat supply and exports

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. MDT | sppcomm@ucalgary.ca

Antibiotic resistance is among the top 10 threats to global health, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). So it’s no surprise that consumers and experts alike are lobbying for fewer antibiotics in farm animals.

But at what cost? Antibiotics has saved countless millions of lives and reduced the spread of bacterial disease. What happens if we take them out of the food supply?

Please join the School of Public Policy and our expert Dr. Hoelzer as we bring some facts and science to this debate. Are we providing the highest quality meat because of anti-biotics, or in spite of them?

Contact us at sppcomm@ucalgary.ca with any questions.