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MRSA and Europe’s livestock

Following the release of study findings in Germany on Monday that found that chicken in supermarkets is often contaminated with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, greater controls on the use of anti-bioitics in Germany have been proposed. Germany’s Friends of the Earth branch, BUND has criticised the proposals, saying they are too vague: lacking an effective ban on human antibiotics in animal husbandry and a clear reduction target. Read more on the proposals and reactions here. […]