Overuse Of Antibiotics In Agriculture Threatens Human Health, Food Security, FAO Says

U.N. News Centre: U.N. agriculture agency warns of threat to food security from overuse of antibiotics
“…Speaking to European ministers of health and agriculture at a conference on antimicrobial resistance in Amsterdam, FAO Deputy Director-General Helena Semedo emphasized that antimicrobial agents foster increasing resistance among the very microbes that cause the infections and disease they were designed to quell, thereby threatening to reverse a century of progress in human and animal health…” (2/10).

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