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Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks, report warns

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Asian food companies have rapidly expanded their meat production in response to growing populations. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Growth of intensive units has potential to increase antibiotic resistance and could result in spread of bird flu beyond region

August 14, 2017 — The use of antibiotics in factory farms in Asia is set to more than double in just over a decade, with potentially damaging effects on antibiotic resistance around the world. Continue reading Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks, report warns