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TABLE 15 ANTIBIOTIC FEED ADDITIVES MARKET REVENUE, BY REGION, 2009 - 2016 ($MILLION)
FIGURE 11 ANTIBIOTIC FEED ADDITIVES MARKET SHARE, BY LIVESTOCK (2010)
FIGURE 12 ANTIBIOTIC FEED ADDITIVES MARKET SHARE, BY REGION (2010)
Antibiotic feed additives are used without a prescription to promote slightly faster growth and to compensate for crowded, stressful, and often unsanitary conditions on industrial-scale farms.
Pfizer's suit also challenges the legality of the ban on the grounds that the decision to ban was taken precipitously and in violation of the Commission's repeated assurances that any decision about antibiotic feed additives would be based on scientific evidence.