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Assessment of heavy metal contamination in raw milk for human consumption (Short communication)

  • 2016
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 46
M. Younus, T. Abbas, M. Zafar, S. Raza, A. Khan, A.H. Saleem, M.A. Idrees, Q.U. Nisa, R. Akhtar & G. Saleem Page: 166 - 169

The presence of heavy metals in various farm inputs, including feed, fertilizer, water and environment leads to excretion of the residues in animals’ milk. Because consumption of milk contaminated with heavy metals poses serious threats to consumers’ health, a study…

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Sustainability of the South African Livestock Sector towards 2050. Part 2: Challenges, changes and required implementations

  • 2013
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 43
H.H. Meissner, M.M. Scholtz & F.A. Engelbrecht Page: 298 - 319

Challenges facing the livestock sector towards 2050 and the changes and management considerations required to maintain sustainability are discussed. Major challenges are associated with climate change and the environmental impact of the sector. Southern Africa is predicted to become drier…

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