Bridging The Gap Between the Environment, Human and Animal Health

April 19, 2018 09:49 AM
 
 

The “One Health Initiative” concept has been around for more than a decade. It looks at how the environment, human and animal health all connect.

The Beef Checkoff Promotional Board, along with some of its subcontractors, are taking the initiative a step further, studying disease transmission, antibiotic and antimicrobial resistance across the food chain.

AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben talks with Joan Ruskamp, a feedlot owner and cattle producer in Dodge, Nebraska and Dr. Eric Moore, a veterinarian who is the co-chair of the Antibiotics Council of National Institute of Animal Agriculture.

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