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Antibiotic-Free Meat / Animal Feed Additives
on January 21, 2019

12 feed antibiotic reduction lessons from EU producers

There is no need to reinvent the wheel when EU countries have already made all of the necessary mistakes on the road toward antibiotic-free diets.

Europe has been struggling to reduce antibiotic usage in animal feeds since 2006, and even earlier in some countries. They banned feed-grade antibiotics as growth-promoting agents only to discover that total antibiotic usage increased in 2007 and still resists dropping to desirable low levels. Today, the EU is following a…

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