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Centre for Food Integrity Best Food Facts: True? Or Not? “Regular use of antibiotics in healthy cows, pigs and chickens has led to increased antibiotic resistance in humans eating meat products” http://www.bestfoodfacts.org/true-or-not/Antibioticsinlivestock
Centre for Food Integrity: Antibiotics for Animals: Dangerous for Humans? http://www.bestfoodfacts.org/food-for-thought/animalantibioticsdangerous
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