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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

GAO recommends FDA shift import safety approach under FSMAFood Safety News

The report suggests the Food and Drug Administration evaluate imports based on individual food products, rather than the nation’s entire food safety program.

Africa: AU to establish food safety bodyAllAfrica.com

The African Union plans to create a food safety group, which they hope will improve trade and create better living conditions.

Animal safety

Horse Talk LIVE – NeogenRural TV

Representatives from Neogen, Rood and Riddle Equine Veterinary Hospital and the horse-owning community discuss equine botulism, a deadly disease caused by a toxin produced by the soil-dwelling bacteria Clostridium botulinum.

Vet clinics in the Northeast struggle with loss of power, flooding – Veterinary Practice News

Clinics are at risk of losing medicine because of a loss of refrigeration and power.

Online resources for purebred health Fully Vetted

Thinking of getting a purebred dog? These resources can help determine what types of genetic diseases affect certain breeds.

Fall feeding tips for horses – TheHorse.com

The weather isn’t the only thing that should change in the fall – equine feeding programs should as well.

Further H5N1 outbreak in Nepal – ThePoultrySite.com

So far, there have been more than 1,200 cases.

Agriculture

Will corn planting beat soy in 2013 despite lower demandFarm World

One analyst’s take on corn planting in 2013.

Seed costs seen rising 7 percent to 10 percent for 2013 – Agriculture.com

Seed corn prices could rise 7 percent while soy could jump 10 percent.

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