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Use of strongest antibiotics rises to record levels on European farms

Medicines classified as ‘critically important in human medicine’ appear to be in frequent use, says European Medicines Agency Use of some of the strongest antibiotics available to treat life-threatening infections has risen to record levels on European farms, new data shows. The report reinforces concerns about the overuse of antibiotics on farms, following revelations from the Guardian of the presence of the superbug MRSA in UK-produced meat, in imported meat for sale in UK supermarkets, and on British farms.
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