Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability (2015)
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July 6, 2015
Getting research on the right track
Recently the National Research Council (NRC) published an important report entitled “Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability.”
June 3. 2015
Why the NYT article on MARC is wrong & what it might mean for animal ag research
Beef Magazine (Opinion)
A 2015 report from the National Research Council (NRC) titled “Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability,” noted that animal agriculture accounts for 60% to 70% of the total U.S. agricultural economy.
May 21, 2015
Professor explains importance of animals in global food security
The writers also point out that sustainable farm animal production will require a more complete understanding of their impact on the environment as well as the specific roles of animal products in human diets. In this regard, recent reports from the U.S. National Research Council and the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services argue strongly for a renewed focus on research concerning these controversial but critical issues.
May 13, 2015
Importance of Animals in Agricultural Sustainability and Food Security
Journal of Nutrition
We also need to better understand the specific role of animal products in the diet in the global increase in noncommunicable diseases such as type 2 diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease, because noncommunicable diseases are now responsible for more deaths worldwide than all other causes. In this regard, recent reports from the National Research Council and from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Department of Health and Human Services, argue strongly for renewed focus, including additional research, on these controversial and critical issues
April 8, 2015
Reinvigorating animal agricultural research is essential to sustainably addressing the global challenge of food security, according to a report issued by a National Research Council committee, part of the National Academies of Sciences.