Liz Truss, the Environment Secretary, assured consumers that turkey, duck and other poultry is completely safe to eat as Britain suffered its first outbreak of bird flu in six years. 663 more words
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The current avian flu outbreak in British Columbia has wiped out about 10 per cent of the birds slated to go to market during the holidays, but B.C. 226 more words
SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. officials say they’ve found avian influenza in wild birds in Washington state but there’s no immediate public health concern.
The Department of Agriculture said Tuesday that separate strains of the H5 virus have been confirmed in northern pintail ducks and gyrfalcons (JER’-fal-kuhns) that were fed wild birds killed by hunters. 84 more words
LANGLEY, B.C. – Federal officials say avian influenza has been detected at a tenth farm in B.C.’s Fraser Valley.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has updated its list to include a Langley, B.C., farm housing table-egg layers. 102 more words