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2012-06-05 23:01:56

The nation´s first wrongful death lawsuit, linked to the Wright County Egg Salmonella outbreak, was filed Friday in Alameda County, California on behalf of a California resident Mate Marlais. (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 The Law Firm of Simon & Luke has Filed the Nation´s First Salmonella Wrongful Death Claim Against Wright County Egg in the Superior Court of the State of California, Alameda County Case No. RG12632871. The Houston-based food safety law firm of Simon & Luke has...

2012-05-24 10:25:06

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of California Egg Farmers announced its support for the Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012 introduced today by Senator Diane Feinstein. Among the bill's provisions, it would establish a national housing standard for egg laying hens. It proposes similar requirements to a bill introduced earlier in the year in the House of Representatives, HR 3798, and it is jointly supported by the Humane Society of the United...

2012-05-22 06:24:27

CHICAGO, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Beef may not be 'what's for dinner.' After the recent report of mad cow disease in California, combined with the bad press that is already looming over the beef industry from 'pink slime' - the beloved chicken might be making a resurgence on the foodservice scene, according to latest research from Mintel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120222/CG58099LOGO) "In addition to the recent health-related issues surrounding beef, and the already...

2012-05-18 10:27:09

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of the G8 summit, Elanco president Jeff Simmons today warns global leaders that food productivity is not keeping pace with food demand now and in the immediate future. Food inflation combined with inadequate gains in productivity are clear indicators that our ability to feed a rapidly growing population is at serious risk without swift action. During a panel discussion with senior global leaders at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs...

2012-05-10 02:32:09

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six high school students from the Chicago Vocational Career Academy today will serve Congress a lunch that features chicken raised without antibiotics, just like much of the chicken now on the menu in public schools back home. They are representing the Windy City in the Healthy Schools Campaign's Cooking up Change® competition among fellow students from across the United States. A healthy twist on a southern classic, their meal of...

2012-04-05 23:03:12

Healthy chickens, superior process gives health conscious UAE customers peace of mind and an exceptional taste experience. Winner of Gulfood Award for Best New Halal Food, Air Chilled Organic Chicken now available at The Organic Foods and Café in the United Arab Emirates. Cedar Rapids, Iowa (PRWEB) April 05, 2012 Air Chilled Halal Organic Chicken is another pioneering first by Midamar Halal Foods. Midamar has introduced the first USDA Certified, Halal, Air Chilled, Antibiotic Free...

2012-04-05 14:20:21

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Chicken Council today released the following statement in response to a New York Times opinion piece, "Arsenic in our chicken," and refuted the findings of recent studies that claim to have found chemical and antimicrobial residues in chicken feather meal: "As the study's authors point out, this study looked only at feathers, not meat. If consumers were to take away one message from the findings, it should be from the...

2012-04-02 06:27:19

OTTAWA, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - With Easter upon us, Health Canada would like to remind Canadians of the importance of proper handling and preparation of eggs to prevent foodborne illness. Although Salmonella is not very common in Canadian eggs, some people are more susceptible to it, particularly young children, the elderly, pregnant women and people with weakened immune systems. Therefore, it is recommended that eggs be cooked thoroughly when serving them to people in these...

2012-03-01 09:34:00

MACHIPONGO, Va., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Poultry Concerns is pleased that a plan to display and slaughter chickens as an "art" project in Lawrence, Kansas has been cancelled. In "The Story of Chickens: A Revolution," Amber Hansen, an artist-in-residence at the University of Kansas, planned to cart five chickens, housed in a nomadic coop, through the city of Lawrence in April. The chickens would be wheeled to various locations until April 21 when they would...

World’s First Lab-Engineered Burger Just Months Away
2012-02-20 14:13:34

A team of privately funded Dutch researchers have reached a benchmark in the science of bioengineering. Using only stem cells, they´ve managed to grow a strip of muscle tissue in a Petri dish with the aim of eventually developing techniques for the mass production of eco-friendly lab-engineered meat. By October of this year, Dr. Mark post of Maastricht University hopes to have world-renowned chef Heston Blumenthal of England´s famous Fat Duck restaurant cook-up the world´s...


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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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