The report concerns the effort made by the Ministry of Food to combat resistant bacteria in food-producing livestock (LA-MRSA).
The purpose of the study is to assess whether the initiatives launched by the ministry to combat LA-MRSA have been effective and taken into account relevant socio-economic costs. The report answers the following questions:
- Has the Ministry of Food carried out a comprehensive risk assessment of LA-MRSA?
- Has the Ministry of Food implemented the two strategies to reduce the occurrence and spread of LA-MRSA in a satisfactory manner?
- Has the Ministry of Food considered relevant socio-economic costs when it initiated its measures to reduce the occurrence and spread of LA-MRSA?
Rigsrevisionen initiated the study in September 2014.
Read the 1st chapter of the report (PDF)