Entries by Kim van Dinther

Is our meat safe for consumption?

Most people consume products of animal origin such as meat, fish, eggs, milk (or dairy products like cheese or yoghurt) and honey. These products are a healthy part of our diet. Every now and then there are however incidents where safety of these products is up for debate, for example the problems with fipronil in […]

Gastric ulcers in horses; ECEIM consensus statement

In 2015 the “European College of Equine Internal Medicine (ECEIM)” published the new “consensus statement” regarding gastric ulcers in adult horses. This “consensus statement” is written by B.W. Sykes, M. Hewetson, R.J. Hepburn, N. Luthersson and Y. Tamzali. It was published in the “Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine” (29: 1288-1299) and available as “open access” […]

Responsible use of veterinary medicines

Lately there has been a broad societal interest in the use of veterinary medicines and specifically the use of antimicrobials. The use of antibiotics and the need to reduce their usage are in the news regularly. Also the induction of resistance and the occurrence of zoonosis are discussed often. Mitigate risks Every time micro-organisms are […]