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Addressing Externalities from Swine Production to Reduce Public Health and Environmental Impacts.
American Journal of Public Health
  • David Osterberg, University of Iowa
  • David Wallinga
Document Type
Article
Peer Reviewed
1
Publication Date
10-1-2004
Abstract

Animal agriculture in the United States for the most part has industrialized, with negative consequences for air and water quality and antibiotic use. We consider health and environmental impacts of current US swine production and give an overview of current federal, state, and local strategies being used to address them.

Keywords
  • Air Pollutants,
  • Animals,
  • Microbial Drug Resistance,
  • Environmental Pollution,
  • Health Policy,
  • Manure,
  • Public Health,
  • Risk Factors,
  • Swine,
  • United States,
  • Water Pollutants,
  • Sustainability
Journal Article Version
Version of Record
Published Article/Book Citation
American Journal of Public Health, 94:10 (2004) pp.1703-1708.
Rights
Copyright © American Public Health Association, 2004. Posted by permission.
Citation Information
David Osterberg and David Wallinga. "Addressing Externalities from Swine Production to Reduce Public Health and Environmental Impacts." American Journal of Public Health Vol. 94 Iss. 10 (2004) p. 1703 - 1708 ISSN: 0090-0036
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/david_osterberg/9/