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The urgent case for antibiotic-free animals

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Title:
The urgent case for antibiotic-free animals
Speaker:
Leon Marchal
Description:

The UN predicts that antimicrobial resistance will be our biggest killer by 2050. "That should really scare the hell out of all of us," says bioprocess engineer Leon Marchal. He's working on an urgently needed solution: transforming the massive, global animal feed industry. Learn why the overuse of antibiotics in animal products, from livestock feed to everyday pet treats, has skyrocketed worldwide -- and how we can take common-sense measures to stave off a potential epidemic.

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Video Language:
English
Team:
TED
Project:
TEDTalks
Duration:
10:59

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