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

Ohio and Michigan report H3N2v ‘swine flu’ infections linked to pigs at fairs – Outbreak News The four human infections were caused by H3N2v viruses in Ohio (2) and Michigan (2). […]

This stuff is bananas!

The bananas you find in the average U.S. grocery store are pretty much the same: They’re the genetic variety known as Cavendish and have been around for centuries. However, it wasn’t until a deadly fungus wiped out the commercial plantings of a different banana variety called Gros Michel, that Cavendish took center stage.

Now, researchers […]