September 22, 2011

Danish claim that US use six times more antibiotics

In a presentation in Chicago, Illinois a danish food official said that the US uses approximately six times more antibiotics to produce 1-kg of meat than Denmark. Henrik Caspar Wegener, director of the National Food Institute in Denmark, said during a panel session at the Chicago conference, “My main advice for the US is that all antibiotics used on animals should be given only with a prescription. That’s not the case at the moment. Antibiotics are medicines. They should be prescribed by someone educated to make that decision.” Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers.

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