Indian poultry exports to get boost with ban on growth drugs

INDIA, 4 December 2018 - A government move to ban the use of strong antibiotics in poultry farms could help insulate animal product exporters from international criticism on drug contamination
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The move follows reports earlier in the year which uncovered that poultry meat from India contained colistin, one of the "last resort" antibiotics and a call from the World Health Organization (WHO) asking member states to restrict the use of antibiotics critical to human medicine in animals.

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