Issue Date: October 5, 2015
Resisting Resistance To Antibiotics
Oil companies don’t build image campaigns around the environmental toll of crude oil extraction. And casino operators don’t eagerly discuss their role in creating gambling addictions. But DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals, a Sino-Dutch producer of antibiotics, is raising eyebrows with its stance on antibiotic resistance.
DSM Sinochem is promoting the view that one of the main causes of the rising problem of drug-resistant bacteria is the antibiotic makers themselves. By releasing into the environment antibiotic-containing wastewater, . . .
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