Stewardship today for a sustainable tomorrow.
Welcome to the FAAST Initiative! FAAST provides farmed animal owners and their veterinarians with the news, tools, and resources they need to help prevent antimicrobial resistance, a global threat to human and animal health.
FAAST is a collaborative initiative between the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association, government, academic, and industry partners. FAAST aims to improve antimicrobial stewardship in food animals, prepare farmed animal owners and their veterinarians for upcoming policy and regulatory changes, and preserve the efficacy of antimicrobials without compromising animal health or food safety.
Working together to reduce antimicrobial resistance - we all have a role to play
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More from the FAAST team
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Food Animals in Canada: Progress on Recommendations and Stakeholder Activities
The National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Council released in a report which highlights recent stakeholder stewardship activities in addition to r...
The College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO) has developed a series of resources and infographics to assist veterinarians in navigating the changes t...
Health Canada’s Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD) has launched a user-friendly online data collection tool to facilitate veterinary antimicrobial s...
New publication for the Canadian Integrated Program for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (CIPARS)
We are pleased to announce the release of the 2016 Canadian Integrated Program for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (CIPARS) Annual Report and ...
New Presentation from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have prepared a new presentation on the Compendium of Medicating Ingredient Brochures (CMIB) for veterinari...
The Animal Nutrition Association of Canada (ANAC) have published the first listing of commercial feed mills in Canada. See below for the press release...