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Chicken farms under investigation

By Wang Qingyun and Ou Hailin ( China Daily ) Updated: 2012-12-20 08:03:44

Chicken farms under investigation

Suppliers for restaurants accused of pumping animals with antibiotics

The government of Shandong province is investigating chicken farms following accusations of illegal use of antibiotics and hormones there, the province's food safety office said.

The action came after China Central Television reported on Tuesday that several Shandong chicken farms feed chicken antibiotics and hormones every day to reduce their death rate and shorten their growing period.

Chicken farms under investigation

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