Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

10-1-2004

Journal/Book/Conference Title

American Journal of Public Health

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

Published Article/Book Citation

The definitive version was published in American Journal of Public Health, 94:10 (2004) pp.1703-1708.

Rights

Author Posting. Copyright © American Public Health Association, 2004. This article is posted here by permission of the publisher for personal use, not for redistribution.

 

URL

http://ir.uiowa.edu/oeh_pubs/30