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New poultry testing lab expands capabilities

In Minnesota, poultry is big business. A high-tech renovation to the Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory, unveiled at a grand opening last week in Willmar, expands the state’s ability to test for diseases and safeguard this $5 billion industry. 226 more words

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The Flu (S. Korea): Movie Review

Following the success of zombie apocalypse that was Train to Busan, a friend recommended that I watch The Flu, another South Korean disaster movie released in 2013. 693 more words

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The Flu (2013)

The FLU is a 2013 Korean disaster film that made successful runs in the Hollywood box office despite a very modest ratings of movie reviews compared with Train to Busan.  200 more words

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FACT SHEET: HISTORY OF AVIAN FLU

  • Historically avian flu was known as fowl plague.
  • The first cases were diagnosed in Northern Italy in the 1870s.
  • It’s easily confused with Newcastle disease.
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Birds Make Triumphant Return To Minn. State Fair

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There is a distinct sound echoing from the poultry barns at the Minnesota State Fair.

And this year, it’s never been so welcome. 250 more words

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Middletown Grange Fair regulars return this week

Organizing the Middletown Grange Fair is like running a small town for a week.

Approximately 60,000 people will visit the fairgrounds in Wrightstown as it opens from Aug. 548 more words

14,000 ducks euthanized at southern Ontario farm after bird flu detected

OTTAWA – Food safety officials have euthanized 14,000 ducks at a farm in Ontario’s Niagara region where bird flu was detected last week.

And the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has established a quarantine zone around the farm near St. 74 more words

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