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on July 22, 2019

India bans use of colistin in animal feed, fish

Antibiotic can still be used in human medicine, but not in food-producing animals

India’s Union Ministry of Health and Welfare has banned the use of the antibiotic colistin in animals and fish intended for human consumption.

In an attempt to reduce antimicrobial resistance, the government has banned the sale, manufacture and distribution of colistin and its formulations for use in food-producing animals.

“This…

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