[New Scientist]: A WHO report published on Wednesday concludes that a voluntary ban by Danish farmers on growth promoters in chicken and pigs cut antibiotic resistance in bacteria in the animals by over 90 per cent, with little cost to farmers and no increase in the bacterial burden of meat.
The report comes just weeks after the European Union’s agriculture ministers adopted a total ban on antibiotic growth promoters in animals from 2006.

A well known [though not by most people], well understood problem, that turns out to be significantly solvable. Good news!

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