In the book "Big Chicken," Maryn McKenna chronicles how humanity went from developing antibiotics to keep healthy to standing on the verge of an onslaught of unstoppable diseases.
By Nsikan Akpan
The growing outbreak of bird flu is now the largest ever seen in the U.S. Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin have declared states of emergency and another 11 states have found cases of the virus. The federal government has added another…
By PBS NewsHour
The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
New U.S. tariffs on Chinese tire imports have created a feud between the two nations ahead of next week's meeting of the Group of 20 industrial and developing nations. Trade experts speak with Jeffrey Brown about how the dispute will…
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…
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