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Food security
Feeding the world: the role of vets in food sustainability

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In October 2011, the world population reached 7 billion, and even the most conservative demographic projections suggest that it will continue to rise for years to come. One of the problems posed by an increasingly populous world is how to ensure that food production keeps pace with demand. This was the central theme of a recent meeting organised by the Veterinary Public Health Association and the Association of Government Veterinarians. Laura Feetham reports

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