Antibiotic Use in Meat in Low-Income Countries Leading to Higher Rates of Anti-Microbial Resistance

Researchers have concluded that high rates of antibiotic use in animals used for food are leading to growing rates of Anti-Microbial Resistance, with the highest rates in northeastern India, northeastern China, northern Pakistan, Iran, eastern Turkey, the south coast of Brazil, Egypt, the Red River delta in Vietnam, and the areas surrounding Mexico City and Johannesburg.