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Unformatted text preview: Public Health, Zoonosis, Food Safety and Biosecurity VM 101 Spring 2011 Veterinary Medicine is a Human Health Activity. Protecting Human Health and Well being Food Security Safe Food and Water Healthy Environment Healthy Animals Emerging Diseases, Zoonoses Bioterrorism/ Defense Companion Animals Public Health Infrastructure Advances in medical science Food Security and Safety Intensity and Consolidation of Food Animal Production More animal protein needed with increasing human population Want healthy animals but not at cost of risks to human health Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) Their Impact on Food Safety and Healthy Environments Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations ~ 450,000 in US 132 million metric tons waste (1997) Untreated manure applied directly to land as fertilizer or soil amendment, or discharged or leaked from storage lagoons Zoonotic bacteria, viruses, protozoa; chemicals/agents including nitrates; antimicrobials; algae Emerging Infectious Diseases Emerging Infectious Disease: A disease whose incidence or...
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