Daily Archives: April 24, 2013

NCC refutes distorted resistance data claims

April 24, 2013
NCC refutes distorted resistance data claims

WASHINGTON — The National Chicken Council, responding to a report from the Environmental Working Group, said the EWG report used selective and incomplete 2011 government data on retail meat samples, to claim that antibiotic use in chickens and other food animals is the primary cause for people developing antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The NCC stated: The...

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WTO sees subdued trade for 2013

April 24, 2013
WTO sees subdued trade for 2013

GENEVA — World trade growth fell to 2 percent in 2012 — down from 5.2 percent in 2011 — and is expected to remain sluggish in 2013 at around 3.3 percent as the economic slowdown in Europe continues to suppress global import demand, according to a report by World Trade Organization economists. The abrupt...

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