Curious Cook: What is bugging meat?


The proportion of chickens with P50 increased from 15% to 41%. — SHANNON MCGEE/Flickr

A little-known guideline from the World Health Organisation (WHO) in late 2017 strongly recommended that use of antimicrobials be curtailed significantly in the meat production and dairy industries.

Earlier in 2015, the WHO had also developed the Global Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (GLASS) to monitor the spread of bacteria which are developing resistance to antimicrobials in humans. However, no comparable initiative was developed for livestock animals.

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