Effects on the Environment of Mass Food Production

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The Effects of Mass Food Production on the World as a Whole Robert Dupell ANT 340 Mass food production has become an increasing issue in the world. It was created to help solve the lack of nutrition problem that was created by the staggering population growth of the human race. Short term it has solved the issue it was created for. But there are inherent risks that come with this type of food production. Mass food production causes a great deal of stress on the environment. The land, air, and water in the areas used for this production are slowly being destroyed. The problem does not just reside with feedlots; there are also issues with the fish farming industry as well as the agriculture industry. One of the main contributors…show more content…
Finally, there is an idea that has had positive outcomes due to its use. There is a program for animal ID. It allows researchers and farmers to keep track of the livestock while living and after death. This is highly helpful in tracing back any diseases or bad meat to its original source(Lee). It allows researchers to locate the outbreak and try and contain it as quickly and safely as possible so that no
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