Pennsylvania-based food company Murry Inc. recalled on Saturday more than 31,000 pounds of breaded chicken products that were shipped to retail stores nationwide, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service reported. Continue reading
Researchers believe that the key to feeding a growing global population is a chicken that can take the heat.
A team of scientists from the University of Delaware studied the genetic makeup of the African naked-neck chicken and whether its ability to survive heat stress and other conditions of a warmer climate could be bred into American broiler chickens. Continue reading
A graphic chronicle of debt ceiling hikes from Bloomberg Businessweek. For the record, it doesn’t seem like either ‘political gamesmanship’ or a game of chicken, so much as a vivid illustration of how and why the national debt has grown.
After scares that an Indonesian family died from human-to-human transmission of the bird flu, a team of United Nations veterinary experts are working to set up a countrywide surveillance system to monitor the disease’s spread and train local people to participate. Continue reading