German poultry probe: Cheap chicken rife with antibiotic-resistant superbugs, Germanwatch investigation reveals
Cheap broilers from discounters in Germany have been found to be 56 percent contaminated with germs that are resistant to antibiotics. More than one-in-three chickens are contaminated with germs that have resistance to antibiotics with the highest priority for humans. These are the primary findings of a Germanwatch investigation into chicken sold in some German supermarkets and indicates that antibiotics are overused at industrial poultry farms.
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