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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

The changing world of food traceability – Food Safety News

In recent years, traceability has become increasingly important.

Cooperative interstate shipment programs: What you should know – FSIS Constituent Update

Ohio, North Dakota and Wisconsin have a Cooperative Interstate Shipment agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which makes it easier to move certain products across state lines.

Is there nothing science can’t do with E. coli? – Popular Mechanics

Although some strains of E. coli can cause severe illness, this bacterium has been used in a myriad of scientific studies. I guess you could say it’s kind of a big deal.

Exploring coffee’s past to rescue its future – NPR’s The Salt

Leaf rust is taking a major toll on Central and South American coffee fields.

Animal safety

Orb gives McGaughey his first Kentucky Derby victory – USA Today

Less than stellar conditions weren’t enough to stop Orb from winning the Run for the Roses.

China reports two new H7N9 cases – Xinhua

So far, 129 cases of H7N9 avian flu have been reported in humans.

For more posts on this topic from Neogen blog, click here.

Pet cancer registry grows nationally – Veterinary Practice News

The registry helps match pets suffering from cancer with clinical trials.

Talking dogs: Keep your dog safe and cool as the days warm up – The Miami Herald

As summer approaches, be mindful of how the heat can affect pooches.

Equine rabies cases during 2011 – The Horse

There were 44 reported rabid horses in 2011, out of a total of 6,037 reported cases of animal rabies.


Scientists unite to share ag data and feed the world – Huffington Post

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is opening access to publicly funded research to help improve food security collaboration.

Canadian Dairy Commission loosens rules on mozzarella –

Less costly cheese could mean lower pizza prices.


Neogen launches comprehensive cattle genomic test – Neogen

The new GeneSeek Genomic Profiler (GGP-HD) gives producers an unprecedented look into the genetic potential of their herd.

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