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Animal Feed Safety / Aquaculture Research / Industry News & Trends
on September 6, 2017

Study: Fishmeal spreading antibiotic-resistant bacteria

But Marine Ingredients Organisation takes issue with the study’s findings

Researchers at China’s Dalian University of Technology have found that fishmeal is a “major reservoir for antibiotic-resistant genes,” and that the use of fishmeal in animal feed is contributing to the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria around the world.

“Our study implies that long-term and repeated feeding with fishmeal may accelerate…

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