Changes in antibiotic classification are not “green light” for increased use

While progress has been to reduce the use of routine antibiotics in animal agriculture there is now a fear that a recent decision by the World Health Organisation to change the way it classifies macrolides could be taken as a green light for their increased use.

Dr Laura Higham is a veterinary consultant for FAI Farms – 8.9ha’s ffinlo Costain asked her what macrolides are – and what’s changed?

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