Monday links

What’s the latest in the fields of agriculture, food safety, animal science and toxicology? Check it out here.

Animal Science:

Botulinum-type toxins jump to a new kind of bacteria — Boston Children’s Hospital Isolated from cow feces sampled at a South Carolina farm, a strain of the bacteria Enterococcus is raising scientific eyebrows after being […]

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 […]

Infographic: Vaccinating Your Horse

Vaccines can protect your horse from a wide range of threats, including snakebites, botulism, influenza, and much more. Learn how vaccines work, why they’re important, and which ones your horse needs in this step-by-step visual guide.

Here are your Thanksgiving week 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

To wash or not to wash…your turkey? – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Washing turkeys can spread bacteria throughout the kitchen, and may cause more harm than good.

FDA […]

It’s that time again – here are your 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

Ractopamine talks leave U.S. and Russia in a stalemate – The Pig Site

The two countries have slated another round of talks over ractopamine for Wednesday.

For a statement […]

New week, new Monday links

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Food safety

House advances funding bill that bans horse slaughter, gives FDA a small boost – Food Safety News

The bill bumped up the budget for the U.S. Food and Drug […]

The belated links: Your midweek news fix

Editor’s note: Happy Wednesday, all! The links will be back to their normal home on Monday next week.

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

Court extends deadline for FSMA rules – Food Safety News

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Tuesday news day: Equine botulism blog launches, Ask the Vet event planned

The more you know, the better prepared you can be.

It’s that thought that led to the creation of Neogen’s newest site, the Equine Botulism Blog.

Our goal is to provide owners, veterinarians, horse lovers, industry officials and the public with all of the information available on this deadly disease so the best choices can […]

Another Monday links closer to summer

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Animal safety

Ask the Vet live event on botulism and horses – The Horse.com

It’s almost here! Join Neogen’s Dr. Jim Little and University of Pennsylvania assistant professor Dr. Amy […]

The Monday links: Tax Day edition

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

Obama administration seeks FDA funding increase for FSMA implementation – Food Safety News

The White House’s budget includes a 20 percent increase for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]