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on December 10, 2018

Malaysia bans use of antibiotic colistin in animal feed

Reports say India may follow suit with a similar ban.

The antibiotic colistin, used by farmers and treated as a growth-promoting agent, will be banned in animal feed in Malaysia, beginning January 1, and may soon be banned in India, according to reports.

Malaysia's Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) will monitor "animal farms and processing plants, and if the animals…

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