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APPEARING TODAY IN A JOINT ISSUE OF THE ROBLIN REVIEW AND RUSSELL BANNER.

Is Canada’s hog industry doing its part to counter antibiotic resistance, now considered a world health crisis? The most recent “report card” available seems to say, “no!”

'Silent superbug killers in a river near you,' including Spain, the US, Thailand and Manitoba, Canada.

Will the world’s addiction to industrial livestock production bring an end to the age of the “miracle drug?”

Despite long-standing and widespread warnings of the dangers, hog producers on the Canadian prairies were still feeding more antibiotics to their pigs in 2018 than they did the year before. (Latest figures available.)