Growing Forward 2 - Final Report - Page 35

Table 3 Changes and restrictions that might be considered in Ontario. Those actions that veterinarians can accomplish directly are highlighted. (1 = yes, 2 = no, 3 = no opinion) Factor 35  Beef (n=116) Dairy (n=182) Poultry (n=19) Sheep/Goats (n=68) Swine (n=25) Veal (n=8) Med Rank Med Rank Med Rank Med Rank Med Rank Med Rank Elimination of the “own use” loophole for importing antibiotics into Canada 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Elimination of the sale of antibiotics through lay outlets such as feed and agricultural supply stores in Ontario 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Mandatory training for producers on the judicious use of antibiotics 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 A voluntary reduction in the use of antibiotics by producers 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 Changing antibiotics available to producers to “prescription only” system 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 A mandatory CE component related to use, prescribing and dispensing of antibiotics by veterinarians 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 A ban on labeling of some antibiotics for growth promotion or production purposes 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 Regulation and review of antibiotic use on farms through a review of records 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 A voluntary reduction in the use, prescribing and dispensing of antibiotics by veterinarians 1 2 1 2 1.5 4 1 2 1 2 1 2 A review of veterinary prescribing and dispensing practices as a component of practice inspection by CVO 2 3 2 3 1 3 2 3 1 2 1 2 Monitoring of veterinary prescribing practices and veterinary antibiotic sales 2 3 2 3 1 3 1 2 1.5 3 1.5 3 Stop allowing veterinarians and pharmacists to dispense APIs for direct or compount use to replace licensed products 2 3 2 3 2 5 2 3 2 2 2 4 Restrict the pharmaceutical industry’s rebate programs for antibiotics 2 3 2 3 2 3 2 2 2 3 2 3 Mandatory reduction in antibiotics use over time 2 13 2 3 2 4 2 2 2 3 2 3 Antibiotic Use in Food-Producing Animals in Ontario: A Study of the Current Practises and Perceptions of Ontario Veterinarians