APES

Card Set Information

Author:
Anonymous
ID:
146930
Filename:
APES
Updated:
2012-04-11 00:00:36
Tags:
APES AGRICULTURE
Folders:

Description:
AGRICULTURE AND PLANTS
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Anonymous on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Why are antibiotics used in livestock operations?
    To reduce disease and to make animals grow bigger at a faster rate.
  2. How much of the antibiotics produced in the u.s. is used each year?
    80 percent
  3. Why does the USDA endorse the practice? Why does the CDC oppose it?
    USDA: prevents infection, animals will feed more efficiently.

    CDC: Antibiotic resistance
  4. If you eat food from an animal, can you consume the antibiotics?
    probably not- antibiotics are highly dissolvent and break down with the water in the body of the host.
  5. How does antibiotics in livestock affect human health?
    Animals can become resistant to antibiotics. this means that even though

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview