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According to the above information, McDonald's recently said that it would stop using chicken that ingested human antibiotics in the feeding process in McDonald's restaurants in the United States. But there is no commitment in the Chinese market.
A reporter from Beijing Business Daily asked McDonald's China about its plans for the Chinese market. Relevant staff responded by e-mail: "Antibiotics are necessary in the treatment of animal diseases. McDonald's requires Chinese suppliers to strictly abide by relevant national laws and regulations regarding the use of antibiotics. We will work with relevant government departments, suppliers and experts to gradually promote the development of the industry in accordance with the actual situation of China's agriculture. It was not mentioned that there were plans in the Chinese market.
According to public data, in addition to McDonald's, Yum's Taco Bell and Pizza Hut had previously promised to discontinue chicken containing human antibiotics by 2017. In addition, the fast food brand Saibaiwei, awesome! John also has similar actions.
Hu Dingwei, a researcher at the Institute of Agricultural Economics and Development, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, pointed out that in the process of animal breeding, it is common to consider the use of antibiotics in the prevention and control of animal epidemics and the stabilization of production, and that the use of antibiotics in accordance with the regulations is also permitted. However, in order to avoid the harm caused by antibiotic residues and the fear of antibiotic resistance, everywhere is trying to use as little or no antibiotics as possible.
In fact, Waterloo has been encountered before because of food problems. However, some insiders pointed out that the reason why the foreign fast food has attracted much attention due to its antibiotic-containing ingredients is different from the previous food safety. The more important reason is that foreign brands have been criticized for their double standards in the Chinese and foreign markets. (Reporter Qian Yu, Guo Baiyu)
Source: Beijing Business Daily