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Flavonoid-Dihydroquercetin in Nutrition of Man and Animals, Safety of Agricultural Products

Volume 2 - Issue 1

Fomichev P*

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    • Doctor of biological Sciences, Centre for Animal Husbendry, Russia

    *Corresponding author: Fomichev P, Doctor of biological Sciences, Professor, LK Ernst Federal Science Centre for Animal Husbendry, Russia; Email:

Received: December 28, 2017;   Published: January 09, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.02.000642

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In recent decades, as noted by the world health organization, growing threat is posed by the problem of microbial resistance arising unjustified use of antibiotics in medicine and animal husbandry. Scientists in the US, the UK and China call on UN to convene a session to discuss the issue and action to combat “supermicrobs”, sharply reduce the use of antibiotics in medicine and farming. Otherwise by 2050 the 10 million people a year will die from infections that cause antibiotic-resistant bacteria. At the same time in the world, including Russia, actively developing ecological agriculture. According to forecasts by 2020 the global market for ecological (organic) products can achieve a turnover of 200-250 billion dollars a year. Under environmentally friendly agricultural products understand the products that are within the adopted for the various types of life-cycle (production–processingconsumption) complies organoleptic, hygienic, technological and toxicological regulations and no negative impact on human health, animals and the environment. In Russia prepared a draft law on organic agriculture, for the first time recorded, what can be called organic products. This product is obtained from healthy animals and plants, without the use of agrochemicals, pesticides, antibiotics, genetically modified organisms that have not been subjected to treatment with ionizing radiation.