The animal-human interface and infectious disease in industrial food animal production: rethinking biosecurity and biocontainment.

@article{Graham2008TheAI,
  title={The animal-human interface and infectious disease in industrial food animal production: rethinking biosecurity and biocontainment.},
  author={Jay P Graham and Jessica H. Leibler and Lance B Price and Joachim M. Otte and Dirk U. Pfeiffer and Thanawat Tiensin and Ellen Kovner Silbergeld},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={2008},
  volume={123 3},
  pages={282-99}
}
Understanding interactions between animals and humans is critical in preventing outbreaks of zoonotic disease. This is particularly important for avian influenza. Food animal production has been transformed since the 1918 influenza pandemic. Poultry and swine production have changed from small-scale methods to industrial-scale operations. There is… CONTINUE READING