Accession Number:

ADA028902

Title:

Animal Drugs and National Security.

Descriptive Note:

Student essay,

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-12-31

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

The necessity for increased food production to meet the requirements of a rapidly expanding world population has stimulated extensive research designed to control diseases of animals and plants, increase yields, and improve the nutritional quality of food products. The use of coccidiostats in chickens and turkeys diethylstilbestrol DES in cattle and the use of low-level antibiotics are good examples of animal drugs contribution to an increased food supply for the nation. These drug entities have made an important contribution to our national food supply and the security of the nation. Each of these will be discussed in this paper.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE