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2012-05-05 07:32:10

At least 14 people have fallen ill, including five who were hospitalized, as a result of salmonella-contaminated dog food, AFP and the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Friday. According to the WSJ Staff, the dry dog-food products in question were produced by Diamond Pet Foods, who have issued a recall of the tainted products. The varieties affected by the recall are Diamond Naturals Lamb Meal & Rice Formula, Diamond Puppy Formula and Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover´s Soul Adult...

Researchers Find Reducing Fishmeal Hinders Growth Of Farmed Fish
2012-05-03 09:48:42

When it comes to the food used to raise fish in aquaculture "farms," it seems that you may get what you pay for. In a new study,* researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) looked at the health effects of raising farmed fish on a diet incorporating less than the usual amount of fishmeal–a key but expensive component of current commercial fish food products. They learned that reduced fishmeal...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
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