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on March 7, 2018

3 animal antibiotics, human health risk questions answered

Clear link between antibiotic resistance emerging on farms and drug-resistant infections in people.

Use of antibiotics in any setting contributes to the emergence of drug-resistant bacteria, and antibiotic use in food animals is no exception, concludes The Pew Charitable Trusts.

The U.S. nonprofit organization has produced an issue brief looking at the role of antibiotics used on farms in the emergence of…

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