हरियाणा के कावी गांव के किसान चांद सिंह कहते हैं कि वह नियमित रूप से मुर्गियों को एनरोसिन और कोलिस्टिन नामक एंटीबायोटिक्स देते हैं।
The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a non-governmental organization based in New Delhi, has set up the Pollution Monitoring Laboratory (PML) to monitor environmental pollution. PML is an ISO 9001:2008 accredited laboratory certified by SWISSCERT Pvt. Ltd. for conducting Pollution Monitoring and Scientific Studies on Environmental Samples.
The European Union (EU) has, in the past 10 years, rejected Indian honey many times after it was found contaminated with antibiotics and lead and had an absence of traceability.
Anil Agarwal Media Fellowships for journalists working in India August-September 2016
Use of antibiotics is strongly linked with antibiotic resistance. Just like in humans, antibiotic overuse and misuse in rearing food animals such as chicken, fish, dairy and pigs is known to cause emergence and spread of resistance. Besides food and direct contact, waste from such animal and aquaculture farms carrying antibiotic residues and resistant bacteria spreads resistance to larger environment and affects human health.