Sweden strengthens voluntary antibiotic criteria to reduce overuse in food production

Press release 09/14/20: The list of criteria for antibiotics and animal husbandry that food companies in Sweden can set for suppliers when purchasing meat, dairy products and seafood has been strengthened. Behind the voluntary antibiotic criteria is Axfoundation, which together with Swedish companies, academia, authorities, industry associations and civil society organizations, has developed a stricter tool as a way to contribute to reduce the overuse of antibiotics for food-producing animals.