Protecting food, water, and ambient air

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This chapter describes protecting food, water, and ambient air. It discusses progress in developing and implementing environmental health measures during the 20th century. It describes challenges that terrorism poses to protecting food, water, and ambient air. It describes threats to crops and livestock, to food processing and distribution, to water, and to ambient air, and makes recommendations for addressing these threats.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTerrorism and Public Health
Subtitle of host publicationA Balanced Approach to Strengthening Systems and Protecting People
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199864409
ISBN (Print)9780195325256
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009


  • Ambient air
  • Crops
  • Food
  • Food and drug administration
  • Livestock
  • Surveillance
  • Water


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