EPA proposal to allow streptomycin to treat citrus disease poses unacceptable risk to health and the environment
Streptomycin is an essential part of the #tuberculosis treatment regimen. But
wants to halt an outbreak in Florida's citrus crops by spraying "942,000 lb, a 26-fold ^ in streptomycin use in plant agriculture." Public hlth fears of drug resistance.
EPA wants to allow spraying citrus trees with antibiotics?! Won't this lead to #AMR?! Antimicrobial Resistance