Latvia 2018: antibiotic use to stimulate growth in farm animals is banned in the EU

This statistic displays the share of respondents in Latvia who were aware that stimulating farm animal growth with antibiotics was banned in the EU in 2018. Antibiotics are medications that can kill or hinder the growth of bacteria which cause infections in people and animals. In 2018, 59 percent of respondents in Latvia said that they did not know that using antibiotics to stimulate growth in farm animals is banned within the EU, this was above the European 28 average at 58 percent.

Do you know that using antibiotics to stimulate growth in farm animals is banned within the EU?

Yes NoDon't know
Latvia39%59%2%
EU2838%58%4%
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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

Latvia

Survey time period

September 8 to 26, 2018

Number of respondents

1001*

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* n (Latvia)=1,001
n (EU28)=27,474.

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