08 May 1998
MLC tests alternative to antibiotics
THE Meat and Livestock Commission has started trials on a “green” alternative to the antibiotics given to animal. It hopes that naturally-occurring “probiotics” could help head off the crisis of growing antibiotic resistance among animals and humans.
Probiotics are benign organisms that are found naturally in the gut of most animals.
- MLC calls for antibiotic reduction in farming, FWi, 6 May, ¶£151 Click here
- The Herald 08/05/98 page 12
- The Daily Telegraph 08/05/98 page 14