Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Animal Science

How do Horses Get Hurt During Transport? – The Horse Do you worry about your horse getting injured in the trailer? If so, you’re probably not alone. But how often do […]

Monday links

Don’t have time to scour the internet for the latest animal science, food safety, and agriculture news? Relax, we’ve got it covered.

Animal Science

How to effectively control lameness in dairy cattle – Dairy Global Awareness of the impact of lameness on dairy cow welfare and economics has grown massively in the last 30 years. […]

NYC deals with latest bacterial infection linked to rats

To many, rats are an occasional nuisance that we hope we don’t have to deal with often. For others, however, they are a constant occurrence responsible for doing serious damage and wreaking havoc on large neighborhoods, transportation systems and entire cities.

Along with being unpleasant to look at, rats are also known to carry various […]

Monday links

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Food Safety

GFSI in 2017: The Year of FSMA Compliance – Food Safety Tech Insights on how FSMA and GFSI work together to manage food safety.

The Right Way to Store These 9 […]

Paws off NJ cat claws: Bill could ban declawing in state

Cats throughout New Jersey could be the first to legally keep their claws after a measure prohibiting declawing in the state recently cleared the lower chamber of the legislature. Next, the state senate will vote on the measure, a process that has already been delayed in a state senate committee earlier this week.

The law […]

Wild pigs may have met their match thanks to eDNA

Eurasian wild boar

Estimated to be responsible for $1.5 billion in total damage each year, wild pigs, a.k.a., feral swine, are talking a toll on our landscapes and even some livestock. Eating anything in their path from rows of corn to sea turtle eggs, to baby deer and goats, wild pigs are destructive and […]

Monday links

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Agriculture

New study shows how plants fight off disease – Science Daily A new study has highlighted the minute details of how the plant’s immune system leads to its ability to resist disease. […]

Westminster welcomes new breeds (and cats, too?)

American hairless terrier

Three new dog breeds are being welcomed to the pack at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the most prestigious canine competition in the United States. These, however, are not the only new furry faces you will see, as the event will also feature a special program dedicated to, wait […]

Monday links

Listeria

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Food Safety

Listeria monocytogenes Draft Guidance Provides Detailed Specifications for RTE Foods – Acheson Group FDA has issued updated draft guidance intended for ready-to-eat food (RTE) facilities subject to FSMA’s Preventive […]

Researchers look to weather radar to help predict bird flu

The same weather radar technology used to predict rain is now giving researchers the ability to track wild birds that could carry the avian influenza virus. Avian influenza, also known as bird flu, infects and kills chickens, turkeys and other types of birds, and can take a significant economic toll on the poultry industry.

In […]