The Role Of Science In Regulation And Decision Making

The Role Of Science In Regulation And Decision Making

Stephen SundlofUnited States Food and Drug Administration This paper discusses the problem of making decisions based on science, without taking into consideration societal values. Science is value-neutral which is problematic if it is used as a sole guide to decision-making, as is…

Antibiotic Resistance In The EU- Science, Politics, And Policy

Antibiotic Resistance In The EU- Science, Politics, And Policy

Ghislain FolletEuropean Federation of Animal Health Industries (FEDESA), Belgium A number of resistant bacterial pathogens have become the focus of recent concern in human medicine. Studies and facts on use of antibiotics in animals suggest that animal sources contribute little to the…

Economic Impacts Associated With Bovine Somatotropin (BST) Use Based On Survey Of US Dairy Herds

Economic Impacts Associated With Bovine Somatotropin (BST) Use Based On Survey Of US Dairy Herds

Stephen L. Ott and C. Matthew RendlemanCEAH & Southern Illinois University Based on a 1996 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) survey of 1,178 dairy producers and a milk price of $13 per hundredweight (cwt), optimal recombinant bovine somatotropin (rBST) use would…