Nitrofurans are synthetic broad-spectrum antibiotics, which are frequently employed in animal production for its excellent antibacterial and pharmacokinetic properties.
They had also been used as growth promoters in pig, poultry and aquatic production. In long term studies with lab animals indicated that the parent drugs and their metabolites showed carcinogenic and mutagenic characteristics. The nitrofuran drugs furaltadone, nitrofurantoin and nitrofurazone were banned from use in food animal production in the EU in 1993, and the use of furazolidone was prohibited in 1995.
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