Vaccines are important tools in animal ag (commentary)

Vaccines are important tools in animal ag (commentary)

ANTIBIOTIC use in food animal production is a contentious topic that is making mass media headlines more regularly. It is a topic that thrives because of fear and inaccuracies.

Understandably, this has led to a certain segment of the population overreacting to the extreme.

Petitions have made the social media rounds calling for a ban on antibiotic use in animal agriculture. Certain celebrities and websites have circulated mi

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