Issue Brief

Charts Displaying Denmark's Decline in Antibiotic Resistance

These charts summarize Denmark's decline in antibiotic usage and antibiotic resistance, as well as the increase of livestock and poultry production after a ban on the nontheraputic use of antibiotics and antimicrobial drugs in food production animals.

Sources of this information include the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, the Danish Integrated Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring and Research Program, and the Technical University of Denmark.

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Heather Cable

Manager, Communications