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on December 21, 2016

Responsible use versus antibiotic-free poultry production

Where use of antibiotics in poultry and meat production is concerned, two distinct approaches have emerged – responsible use and antibiotic free.

It has been more than 10 years since the European Union ban on the use of antibiotics as growth promoters came into force, and responsible use is now practiced throughout the bloc.

Antibiotic use in Europe’s livestock production continues to fall. In the U.K., for example, use of antibiotics in…

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