Govt study on 14 brands find antibiotics in nearly 50 percent of the samples

A government study has found various types of antibiotics in almost 50 percent poultry feed samples of 14 brands collected from four districts.

The use of antibiotics in poultry feed is banned in Bangladesh, yet some unscrupulous traders indulge in the practice to ensure low mortality and good growth of chickens, posing serious public health hazards.

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