14 Feb 2013

Rampant antibiotic use in China may impact Australian food

Health experts have long warned against the use of antibiotics for farming, now there's frightening evidence of the consequences.

US scientists say antibiotics are in such rampant use on Chinese animal farms that it could lead to wide human antibiotic resistance on a vast scale.

An infectious diseases expert warns it's creating super bugs which Australia may be importing into its food supply.
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