WHO urges farmers to restrict antibiotic use

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned livestock farmers and food producers globally to stop using antibiotics on healthy animals. “The WHO strongly recommends an overall reduction in the use of all classes of medically important antibiotics in food producing animals, including complete restriction of these antibiotics for growth promotion…

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Livestock production: Selective and sensible use of antibiotics to prevent microbe resistance

Calls to reduce the use of antibiotics are becoming more frequent. The aim is not to prevent the use of antibiotics, but to use antibiotics rationally and carefully, so that we can prolong the useful lives of current antibiotics, and comply with residue regulations. Antibiotic resistance is a global concern.…

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