UK farmers still overusing antibiotics and legislation is needed to stop it

Antibiotics overused on UK farms recklessly

NEWS AND COMMENT: Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park, has claimed that UK farmers are irresponsibly and recklessly overusing antibiotics where this extravagant use of a precious drug remains legal because UK ministers have failed to stand up to vested interests by which he means farmers’ …

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Glyphosate-based herbicides are “absolutely fine” according to Britain’s environment secretary. Are they?

Use of glyphosate is demanded by farmers but detested by conservationists

Therese Coffey said that glyphosate-based herbicides are perfectly fine. The commercially available herbicide called Roundup contains a glyphosate-based herbicide and the product is known to be dangerous to wildlife. It seems to me that Therese Coffey has decided that intensive farmers should be supported over …

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