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Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 3/10/2019

Organic Products, a growing trend

In recent decades there has been an increase in the consumption of organic products worldwide. This upward trend stems from the increasing social awareness about the environmental impact of food production. Increased sensitivity to the use of...


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Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 28/08/2019

Zinc Oxide. Is there any alternative?

Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound that has been since the early 90s (Holm, 1993) as a treatment to reduce the incidence of weaning diarrhea. However, in 2015, the Committee for Veterinary Medicines (CVMP) detected an environmental risk arising...


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Dra. Elvira Cano - 5/12/2017

Resistance to antibiotics

The use of plant extracts for the treatment of infectious diseases has been practiced since ancient times; however, the history of antibiotics begins at the beginning of the 20th century, with the finding of Rudolf Von Emmerich, a German...


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Dr. David DĂ­ez Arias - 29/11/2017

Antibiotics in animal production, future perspectives and alternatives

The use of antibiotics in animal production is a controversial topic of discussion for a long time. Many discussions have been generated continuously regarding the use and prohibition of antibiotics in animal production, as well as the repercussions...


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Dra. NoemĂ­ Lorenzo - 20/07/2017

Combinations of antibiotics and chemotherapeutics

Antibiotics are chemicals of natural origin produced by microorganisms of various species (bacteria and fungi) capable of stopping growth (bacteriostatic effect) or killing (bactericidal effect) bacteria. Industrial production, which made...


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Dr. VĂ­ctor Huguet - 7/07/2016

Antibiotic growth promoters

The AGPs were presented in the 50s as additives in the diet of animals for the production of meat, eggs and milk. The results of their application cannot be a subject of argue, however from very  beginning of their use started a debate on possible...


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