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Latest CDDEP study in Science clarifies inappropriate antibiotic use in food animals and proposes solutions
Use of antimicrobials in animals has been linked to drug-resistant infections in animals and humans and leading cause of rising AMR problem. Antimicrobial use in livestock, which in many countries outweighs human consumption is primarily associated with the routine use of antimicrobials as growth promoters or their inappropriate use as low-cost substitutes for hygiene measures that could otherwise prevent infections in livestock. In CDDP study are highlighted three different kind of solutions to limit antimicrobial use in animal production: global regulations, worldwide meat consumption limitations and user fee charges on veterinary antimicrobials.
Read more: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/357/6358/1350.full