Friday, 28 July 2017

More evidence on link between antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance

ScienceDaily

Health Authorities in Europe are concerned about the impact of use of antibiotics on the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The report presents new data on antibiotic consumption and antibiotic resistance. Story here.
Hogs in a "confined animal feeding operation." Feed for such animals often contains antibiotics, not to treat sickness, but to promote growth and add value at market time. Wikimeida Commons photo. 

1 comment:

PinP said...

"Overall antibiotic use is higher in food-producing animals than in humans." Will we ever learn?