Food production & health: the good, the bad and the ugly (Melbourne) (1)

Join us to discuss how the use of chemicals in our households, antibiotics in food-production lead to adverse effects in human health. Learn about some solutions to tackle these problems.

OHT Melbourne Hub is inviting you to participate in an online event on the use of chemicals in our households, antibiotics in food-production lead to adverse effects in human health. 


Our program: 

Pesticides and Health: What is 'safe'?  - Alec Margolin, GOC 

Does the old adage "the dose makes the poison'' hold true for pesticides? If pesticides are considered safe then why the need for protective equipment? Discover what we know about the effects of common household and commercial pesticides on human health as well as the legal status and politicisation around the globe.


How does the use of antibiotics in food-producing animals lead to antimicrobial resistance in humans? - Frederic Versavel, Proviron

The use of antibiotics in farming leads to AntiMicrobial Resistance (AMR) in humans and directly affects human health. Proviron -being a chemical company with esterification as core technology- has developed, tested, produced and marketed several animal health improving products helping to reduce the use of antibiotics in feed. Hence helping to reduce the global health concern of AntiMicrobial Resistance


Organisers:

- Janneil Sabilo, Global Commercialisation

- Ria Aerts, Global Commercialisation, Migrant Women in Business



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