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27 November 2010 | China

Biggest consumers of antibiotics in China: Livestock


We all know that, thanks to worries about superbugs, taking antibiotics isn’t the best course of action when all you’ve got is a bit of a cold... but it seems like we may be throwing them in our bodies anyhow just through the food we eat. According to China Daily, almost half of the antibiotics - 97,000 out of the 210,000 produced in China - are being used on livestock.

Full Story: Shanghaiist
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