New week, new stories: The Monday links

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

Food safety

ANSR™ for Salmonella receives added AOAC matrix approvalsNeogen

The extension expanded the matrices ANSR for Salmonella was approved for to include soy flour, cocoa powder, peanut butter, almonds, dry pet food, dried pasteurized egg, black pepper, ice cream, raw shrimp and raw spinach.

Global food: Waste not, want notInstitution of Mechanical Engineers

The numbers are shocking – 30 to 50 percent of all produced food goes to waste.

For a summary of the study, check out this article from CNN.

Animal safety

AVMA celebrates 150 years – AVMA

It’s a milestone for the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Congrats!

Physical therapy for petsFully Vetted

For some pets, it can be “make or break,” according to Dr. Jennifer Coates.

The miniature horse: More than a just a smaller horse – TheHorse.com

As with any animal, mini horses have a special set of care requirements.

Minor changes to U.S. poultry transportation rule – World Poultry

One of the most noticeable changes is decreasing recordkeeping requirements from five years to two years.

Songbirds dying at birdfeeders – Bay Nature

The culprit? Salmonella.

Agriculture

Continued drought may force earlier soy plantingAllAboutFeed.net

Proper soil moisture can help reinforce root systems.

Final 2012 drought report shows corn harvest took hardest hit – Washington Post

The corn crop came in at less than three-quarters of what initially was predicted.

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