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October 12, 2018 - The Telegraph

Revealed: world’s largest animal drugs company sells antibiotics to Indian farms to fatten livestock despite superbug risk

Revealed: world’s largest animal drugs company sells antibiotics to Indian farms to fatten livestock despite superbug risk
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Zoetis, a former subsidiary of the drugs giant Pfizer, is supplying farmers in India with antibiotics to help them artificially fatten up livestock including chickens.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for the practice to be banned worldwide because it increases the prevalence of drug-resistant bacteria that can infect humans and cause deadly and untreatable infections.

Read more at The Telegraph


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