Recent Study Demonstrates Link Between Use of Antibiotics in Livestock with Development of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Aquatic Environments

Why should anyone care that there are banned antibiotics in imported farmed shrimp? The first answer to that question is the potential impact that exposure to antibiotics such as chloramphenicol and nitrofurans has on the health of unwitting consumers.  Importers and distributors of farmed seafood produced overseas argue that any potential harm caused by exposure to small amounts of banned […]

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