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RUMA conference to ask: What next for antibiotic reductions?

17th Sep 2019 / By Alistair Driver

The 2019 RUMA conference, focusing on building on UK farming’s reductions in antibiotic use, will take place in London at the October. 

RumaEarly bird tickets are available until the end of September. 

The biennial conference, ‘Building on Success’, will be held on October 29 at the J. Sainsbury’s Conference Centre, in Holborn.

The keynote speaker will be Maryn McKenna, an independent journalist from the USA specialising in public health and food policy – and a vocal critic of the global food industry.

Also appearing as part of an impressive list of speakers will be UK Chief Veterinary Officer, Christine Middlemiss, the chair of the Food Standards Agency, Heather Hancock, the head of antimicrobial resistance at the VMD, Kitty Healey and senior vice-president of the British Veterinary Association, Simon Doherty. 

Stuart Roberts will give the NFU perspective, while delegates will also hear from Julie Fitzpatrick, from the Moredun Research Institute, Duncan Sinclair from the British Retail Consortium and Aarti Ramanchandran from FAIRR.

Early bird tickets (available until 30 September 2019) cost £175 (no VAT). From 1 October, tickets will cost £200.

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