#3 - Sitting On A Time Bomb
The animal husbandry industry has dramatically changed over the last decades. Farm animals are fed recycled animal protein feeds, manure and petrochemical waste. In addition, a host of drugs, such as antibiotics and growth stimulants are used in industry. The consequences of these practices for human consumers are potentially devastating. In this lecture, the ramifications of antibiotic resistance, mad cow's disease and infectious diseases are discussed and analyzed.