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2013-10-08 12:26:26

Chicken is safe to consume if properly handled and cooked to a safe temperature WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Chicken Council (NCC) and the Partnership for Food Safety Education are taking steps to remind consumers to properly handle and cook raw poultry in a manner to prevent undercooking and to prevent the possibility of bacteria spreading to other foods and food contact surfaces in the kitchen. (Logo:...

Chicken Nuggets Are Not Always Made Of Just Meat
2013-10-06 05:29:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Laboratory analysis of chicken nuggets from two different fast food restaurants has uncovered that the popular bite-sized poultry products actually contain just 40 to 50 percent of real meat. The remainder of the nugget is made up of fat, skin, connective tissue, blood vessels, nerves and bone fragments, Dr. Richard deShazo, distinguished professor of medicine, pediatrics and immunology at the University of Mississippi Medical...

2013-10-03 23:03:06

Agency Responds to Petition Brought by Health Care Without Harm and Eight Other Health and Environmental Groups Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 In a letter responding to a petition brought by nine major health and environmental organizations, including Health Care Without Harm (HCWH), on September 30, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will withdraw 98 of 101 approvals given to arsenic-based animal drugs. This action will remove three of the four...

2013-10-03 08:28:26

New 100% All Natural Frozen Cooked Chicken Line Showcases Amazing Ingredients, Available Nationwide LIVINGSTON, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unforgettable music and meals are the focus of a new advertising campaign by the West Coast's leading poultry producer, family-owned Foster Farms. As consumer demand for natural frozen foods increases(1), the company celebrates its complete line of 100 percent All Natural frozen cooked chicken products. Foster Farms is the nation's only...

Understanding Humanity's Infatuation With Chickens
2013-09-18 13:29:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There’s been quite a bit of research performed lately about the origins of birds. Adding to the fray is a study from Bournemouth University which aims to uncover the origin of chickens and their relationships with humans. For millennia we’ve been keeping these flightless birds near us, using them for work, for sport, for food, for religion, etc. The Bournemouth University researchers, as well as those from the Universities of...

2013-09-12 12:29:42

Blair Stover is urging continued progress on certified free range animal practices as groundbreaking research has shed light on the intelligence of chickens LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- An innovative study spanning 20 years of research on the intelligence of chickens has spurred Blair Stover and many consumers to reconsider their food choices. The study shows that chickens demonstrate intelligent behavior within just a few hours of hatching, much of which...

2013-09-06 23:01:26

Fruitables® Whole Jerky® Dog Treats from Vetscience LLC are premium all-natural jerky sourced and made in the U.S. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Is your dog craving a meaty jerky treat? Whole Foods Market® is now stocking Fruitables® Whole Jerky® Dog Treats, a U.S. made, all-natural treat as the exclusive retailer for the Grocery, Mass and Drug channels. These new treats fill a need for pet owners seeking a high-quality, U.S. made product, after multiple...

2013-09-05 16:20:37

NEW YORK, Sept.5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Partner, the only aviation charter service to hold a Royal Warrant by Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, has just delivered a very different type of passenger. Yesterday, the company's Freight Division teamed up with Animal Place, a farm animal rescue organization, to freight 1,150 hens from northern California to sanctuaries on the US East Coast. The hens were part of a flock of 3,000, saved from slaughter after becoming unproductive...

2013-07-31 23:38:27

The Meat, Beef and Poultry Processing industry, a large portion of Canada's food processing sector in terms of both exports and employment, has seen declines in recent years due to decreased per capita meat consumption; nevertheless, a rebounding economy and improved consumer sentiment toward industry products is expected to boost industry revenue over the next five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing...

2013-07-25 12:27:37

Majority Of Trader Joe's Shoppers Agree Grocer Should Stop Selling Meat And Poultry Raised On Antibiotics YONKERS, N.Y., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll by the Consumer Reports National Research Center shows that 69 percent of shoppers who bought meat at Trader Joe's think the grocer should stop selling meat and poultry from animals routinely fed antibiotics, a practice that most experts agree threatens public health by promoting the spread of drug resistant...


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2005-06-01 20:48:44

The Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is a large gamebird, one of a number of species of turkey (Galliformes). Adults have a bluish featherless small head, a red throat, long legs and a dark body. They have a long dark fan-shaped tail. Their wings are a glossy bronze. As with many other species of the Galliformes, they exhibit strong sexual dimorphism - males have red wattles on the throat and neck and are significantly larger than females. Their breeding habitat is found in wooded...

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