If the antibiotics don't work on you falling ill, blame it on milk, eggs, chicken and other food stuff of animal origin.

Israeli researchers have found that droppings from turkeys, chickens and other poultry could be a viable alternative to coal as energy source.

Prasad also called for strong guidelines for the fast food chains in India so that the burning issue of health hazards by antimicrobial resistance (AMR) can be tackled.

The antibiotics used in animals can enter the human body and make it resistant to the drugs.

Studies have shown that drug resistance cases are on the rise across the world

To limit antibiotics in meat

Meat production was 7.37 million tonnes and has increased by 8.48 per cent in 2016-17.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Badrinath Vishwanath Shinde Vs Charoen Pokohand (India) Pvt.Ltd. & Others dated 09/11/2017 regarding closure of the poultry farm of Charoen Pokohand (India) Ltd. situated at village Suregaon (Gangapur) Taluka Newasa, District Ahmednagar, Maharashtra for violation of directions of MPCB and guidelines dated 4th October 2016, and directions to restore the environment where the poultry farm is situated and pay the cost of Rs.5,00,000/-.

WHO is recommending that farmers and the food industry stop using antibiotics routinely to promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals. The new WHO recommendations aim to help preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics that are important for human medicine by reducing their unnecessary use in animals.

Since the first case of HPAI was confirmed in a broiler breeder operation near Villiers, Mpumalanga in June 2017, a number of other poultry and ostrich operations, as well as wild bird species, hob

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