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Why Are Pig Farmers Still Using Growth-Promoting Drugs?

Why Are Pig Farmers Still Using Growth-Promoting Drugs?

| November 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

There’s a curious twist in the contentious debate over feeding antibiotics to animals in order to make them grow faster. Evidence suggests using antibiotics for growth promotion, at least among pigs, doesn’t even make economic sense. But some pork producers don’t believe it.

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