A study of Denmark's voluntary ban on the use of antibiotics in animal
feed for growth promotion demonstrates that ending the practice can reduce
human health risks without causing significant expense to farmers or harm
to the health of farm animals, the World Health Organization said in a report
released last month (http://www.who.int/salmsurv/links/gssamrgrowthreportstory/en/).
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