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Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Found in Pork Products From Brazil

Pork products (Photo Credits: Pexels) Pork products from Brazil were found to have antibiotic-resistant bacteria according to a study funded by World Animal Protection, an animal rights group. The finding gives credence to the belief that there is unregulated antibiotic use by meat-producing companies and that they ply the livestock with antimicrobial medicines. According to… Read More »

Study finds antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Brazil pork

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Pork products sold at retailers in Brazil contain antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to a study funded by animal rights group World Animal Protection (WAP), providing potential evidence of overuse of the medicines in food livestock. FILE PHOTO: Farmer, Wilant Boogaard walks through a pen of pigs at his farm in Carambei, Brazil… Read More »