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."
California-based Foster Farms has announced it will cut back on antibiotics used to treat humans in its poultry.
The avian flu has killed about 10 percent of the nation's laying flock population.
The industrial waste oil passed off as food-grade oil contained lascadoil—a combination of oleic acid, soy oil, and lasalocid sodium, used in animal drugs.
Tyson is the largest U.S. chicken supplier to announce it would cease use of antibiotics used in humans in its chicken.
Minnesota, the country's largest turkey producer, has seen nine farms diagnosed with bird flu infections.
The strain of avian flu is thought to spread mostly through contact with infected wild birds.
The country's largest consumer of chicken says it plans to phase out “antibiotics that are important to human medicine” used in its poultry products.
The USDA released new rules for poultry plants last month that allow companies to conduct their own inspections and reduce the number of government inspectors.
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