Global Food Supply Chain Risks

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are predicted to kill 10 million people every year by 2050. No country will be immune as common pathogenic bacteria are rapidly becoming resistant to many of the antibiotics used in human health. The overuse and misuse of antibiotics in humans and the widespread use of ‘antibacterial’ products—together with the prolonged use of antibiotics in our animal production systems—has led to the inevitable emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.