As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

High levels of antibiotic-resistance in Indian poultry farming raises concerns

As use of growth-promoting antibiotics in animal farming increases worldwide, new study warns of potentially disastrous consequences to human health

Date: July 20, 2017
Source: Burness

Summary: A new study from India raises questions about the dangers to human health of farming chicken with growth-promoting antibiotics -- including some of the same drugs used in raising millions of chickens in the United States and worldwide.

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