The Global Aquaculture Alliance is criticizing a Canadian Broadcasting Corporation report that linked imported farmed shrimp with antimicrobial resistance as misleading.

After testing 51 frozen shrimp products from major grocery stores across Canada, CBC Marketplace found that 17 percent carried bacteria, such as E.coli and staph aureus, that were resistant to at least one antibiotic. The report included stories from ill patients battling infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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