Antibiotic resistance found in Chinese pig manure

Food Safety News
February 14, 2013
By Food Safety News

February 14, 2013 – Manure from Chinese pig farms contains both antibiotic residues and high concentrations of bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics according to a study published recently by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

The study, led by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, found there is a risk of antibiotic resistance moving into the bacteria that infect humans and make the resulting diseases more difficult to treat. READ MORE

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