CHLORINE DIOXIDE PLAYS ROLE REDUCING THE SPREAD OF ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT BACTERIA

Poultry World, a weekly publication for poultry farmers, reports that “A quarter of British chicken from supermarkets has been found to contain antibiotic-resistant E. coli, a study has found.” The study also found that 24% of pork and poultry meat samples tested positive for ESBL E. coli, a type resistant to a family of antibiotics known as ‘cephalosporins’, which are classed as ‘critically important’ for treating people.

Chlorine dioxide can play a critical role in sanitation of livestock enclosures and processing plants, reducing the need for antibiotics in agriculture and the spread of antibiotic-resistant organisms

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