A $2 million grant will help a Kansas State University professor study food safety in beef and dairy systems.
H. Morgan Scott and researchers from other universities will use the U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to “evaluate and implement practical interventions for managing antibiotic resistance” in cattle operations, Scott said in a university news release.
Scott is an epidemiologist in K-State’s department of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology. One reason the research is needed, he said, is because treatment can be complicated when bacteria resistant to antibiotics enter the food chain.
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