This new study establishes that poultry environment is a reservoir of multidrug resistant bacteria and points towards the role of litter in spreading ABR in the environment. Antibiotics are becoming increasingly ineffective.

Misuse of antibiotics in poultry farms is leading to a proliferation of multi-drug resistant bacteria.

Misuse of antibiotics in poultry farms is leading to a proliferation of multi-drug resistant bacteria. To make matters worse, these bacteria are now spreading in the environment because of unsafe disposal of poultry litter and waste in agricultural fields – this has a potential to infect human beings: says a new study from Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

Centre for Science and Environment has carried out this simple and indicative exercise to assess the impact of congestion on travel time and traffic speed on Delhi’s major arterial roads which have been specially designed to give priority and primacy to improve speed of vehicular movement.

To address holistically the issue of High Fat, Sugar and Salt (HFSS) in food and associated health risks, FSSAI constituted an Expert Group to drat a report. The major constituents of foods namely high saturated and trans fats, sugar and salt intake are known to significantly increase the risk of chronic diseases.

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in 2014 highlighted the rampant use of antibiotics in the poultry sector and presence of antibiotic residues in chicken meat. Earlier,

Centre for Science and Environment has released the results of the lab tests of energy performance of popular 5-star split room air conditioners (RACs) under normal and maximum temperature conditions to assess how these units perform under different outdoor temperature conditions and how that affects the energy savings from the star labeling programme of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE).

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shiv Prasad Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 25/07/2016 regarding closure of foundries/industries operating without consent to operate/Environment Clearance in Jasodharpur Industrial Area, Uttarakhand.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Potassium Bromate in Breads, 22/07/2016. The Government is aware of the study by the Centre for Science and Environment. Potassium bromate was earlier permitted to be used as an additive for manufacturing bread and other bakery products under the erstwhile Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954.

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