Exponential Growth, Animal Welfare, Environmental And Food Safety Impact
A survey of the farmed animal industry in China explores industry expansion and the challenges that ensue, including the major problems of food safety and untreated waste.
Shortages of meat and dairy products have long been an issue in China. However, recently, the explosive expansion of the farmed animal industry has resulted in a number of serious environmental and food safety concerns, dramatically affecting consumer confidence and health. Untreated waste is a major contributor to China’s environmental degradation bringing the sustained development of the farmed animal industry into question.