One of the largest poultry companies in the country says it will change its slaughter methods and some of its poultry houses. Animal welfare groups cheer.
The lifting of the quarantine means Dubois County has been avian-flu free for 90 days.
Egg prices spiked in the wake of avian flu, but the USDA now expects retail egg prices to fall 9 to 10 percent this year compared to the average 2015 price.
The FDA study is part of a larger government effort to reduce the persistently high rates of the food-borne illness in chicken and turkey.
A modern broiler, or meat chicken, grows incredibly fast. The bird suffers as a result. Now Whole Foods wants its suppliers to shift to slower-growing breeds.
In Venezuela, bread, meat, milk and other staples are scarce these days. So the government is urging urban slum dwellers to grow and raise their own food.
In a bird flu outbreak in Indiana last month, some of the 400,000 euthanized birds were killed by “ventilation shutdown,” a method the USDA approved last year.
Although this outbreak is so far relatively small, it is a concern because of last year’s devastating avian flu outbreak in the upper Midwest.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is partnering with the USDA to address the ongoing outbreak of avian flu in Dubois County.
Another outbreak of bird flu in the Midwest remains likely, even if farms and public health systems are more prepared to deal with it.
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There's more to housing hens than square inches. Some egg farmers argue the cage-free barns are less humane than traditional hen housing.
Oxfam America released a report calling on consumers to help better working conditions for the people who work at the four largest poultry producers.
American farmers are the world’s largest soybean exporters and China is the largest buyer. If that market collapsed it would trigger a global decline in prices.
With a lot of training and supervision, it is possible to have a harmonious relationship between your dog and chickens.
McDonald's USA announced that in the near future, it will no longer buy eggs from chickens that live in cages.
After criticisms of their response to the spring outbreak, USDA officials say they have a plan for this fall that could handle twice as many infections.
Farmers have reached a milestone in the recovery from the massive avian flu outbreak last spring. Birds are back in the barns at this Iowa farm.
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Researchers found that the virus was spread up to a half-mile during two windy days that “appeared to be related to clusters of outbreaks 5 to 7 days later."