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Wed, 23rd Mar 2016

Following the food chain

Noelle Noyes, Colorado State University

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Antibiotic resistance has been highlighted as a major medical risk facing the global Noyespopulation. And as bugs become increasingly difficult to treat, antimicrobial drug pipelines are ironically almost empty. One source of drug resistance might be the meat industry where antibiotics are administered to animals to keep them healthy and to encourage them to grow rapidly. But what risk does this pose? Colorado State University’s Noelle Noyes has been following the food chain, as she explained to Chris Smith... 

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