The role of hygiene in home and everyday life in tackling antibiotic resistance
Hygiene in our homes and everyday lives has a vital role in tackling antibiotic resistance (AMR). Good hygiene contributes in the fight against AMR in two ways, by preventing infection, thereby reducing the need for antibiotic prescribing and preventing person to person spread of infections which are antibiotic resistant.
SafeConsume is an EU project funded by Horizon2020. The overall objective is to reduce the health burden from foodborne illnesses.
SafeConsume is a 5 year project (2017-2022) involving 32 partners in 14 countries in Europe.
The key aim is to change consumers behaviour to reduce exposure to hazards and decrease risk, through developing effective and convenient tools and products, information strategies, education and inclusive food safety policy.