Antibiotic use in animal agriculture

There is no simple answer when it comes to the issue of antibiotic resistance and the use of antibiotics in animal agriculture. 

It’s suggested that if we simply take animals off of antibiotics it will solve the issue of resistant strains of bacteria in animal agriculture.  During his presentation during the NIAA conference yesterday, Dr. Sid Thakur, assistant professor at the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine says new research suggests otherwise. 

AUDIO: Dr. Sid Thakur, NC State (3:00mp3)


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