Monday links

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Food Safety

APHIS issues fall avian flu preparedness, response plan – WATTAgNet The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has issued a report on planning and preparations for highly pathogenic avian […]

Research shows potential of antibiotic alternative for livestock

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed an antibiotic-free method to protect animals raised for food against common infections such as the diarrheal disease coccidiosis. This comes at a time when major fast food chains and food retailers are announcing plans to make major cuts in antibiotic use in meat production as consumers’ concern […]