Topical Questions

Part of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – in the House of Commons on 25th June 2020.

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Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

There has been a global effort to tackle antimicrobial resistance and, in particular, to reduce the use of antibiotics in agriculture, especially the critically important antibiotics. The UK is a leader in that and has adopted farm husbandry that has made it possible to reduce the use of antibiotics. We have also worked with international partners, including the United States, to assist them to achieve the same.