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Global Perspectives – The Danish Experiment:

I. “King Harold and How the Bugs Lost Their Bite” is a light-hearted presentation of the Scandinavian approach to controlling animal-related antimicrobial resistance.

 

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King Harold and How the Bugs Lost Their Bite

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The Danish Approach

A more formal and detailed description of the Danish approach to controlling animal-related antimicrobial resistance can be found at the following web sites:

Keep Antibiotics Working


DANMAP - the Danish Integrated Antimicrobial resistance Monitoring and Research Programme
(The latest DANMAP report can be downloaded.)

A somewhat more negative view can be found at:
Lessons from the Danish Ban on Feed-Grade Antibiotics

The attached Power Point file by Dr. Jeff Bender contains additional comments regarding the Danish approach to controlling antibiotic resistance.
Impact of the Danish Policy Banning Antimicrobial Growth Promoter Use in Danish Pork Production

A response by the U.S. pork industry.
"The Danish Experience"