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E. coli

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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.


Keeper of the brick forest – City Pulse

Neogen CEO James Herbert is to be honored for his work preserving Lansing’s history.


Food safety

FSA publishes further beef product test resultsFood Standards Agency

There were no findings of horse meat or DNA above the threshold in more than 9,500 beef product samples.

Read more on the horse meat incident here.

NDSU discovery could reduce E. coli’s power to make us sick MPR News

The new discovery could interfere with E. coli’s ability to make biofilms.


Animal safety

Tens of thousands of cattle killed in S. Dakota stormsProgressive Cattleman

The blizzard claimed thousands of cattle, which is having a severe impact on the area.

Pigeon fever reported in Southern Alberta, CanadaThe Horse

The disease can cause abscesses that resemble a pigeon’s chest, hence the name pigeon fever.

Science: Your cat might hate getting petThe Week

It’s all about numbers.



University discovery should save wheat farmers millions – Ag Professional

The findings could help solve a longstanding problem.

Why agriculture is Nigeria’s new oil – Forbes

Nigeria is putting an intense focus on agriculture.



Drug “molly” is taking a party toll in the United StatesReuters

Molly continues to grow in popularity.

Bath salt derivative eyed in Electric Zoo deaths – Forensic Mag

Despite the reports that the deaths were linked to molly, officials now are investigating whether they could be linked to bath salts.

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