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Members of US Congress call for pandemic flu action plan

Lawmakers want plan in place before avian influenza affects people in US like it has in Asia
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are calling for a response plan to be put in place in the event avian influenza or another pandemic virus affects people in U.S. as it has in Asia.
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Avian flu risk lowered for poultry in Europe

But new HPAI cases reported in Russia, Slovakia
Across Europe, national animal health agencies have begun to lower the risk level for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), and relax some of the control measures applied to poultry producers in the latest winter bird flu season.
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Cherkizovo Lab becomes member of AAC Analitica

As a member of the Association of Analytical Centres Analitica, Cherkizovo Lab now has access to an exclusive suite of information resources
At its annual meeting, the Association of Analytical Centres Analitica unanimously decided to admit Cherkizovo Lab as a member.
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Perdue associates reach safety landmark

Employees of Perdue's Georgetown, Del., operation have worked one million production hours without experiencing an OSHA recordable lost-time case
Associates at Perdue’s Georgetown, Del., operation achieved a safety milestone on March 5, after working one million production hours without experiencing an OSHA recordable lost-time case.
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Australia, US have comparable food safety systems

The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has a safety process similar to that of the FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has signed an arrangement with the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources recognizing each other’s food safety systems as comparable to each other.
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USPOULTRY appoints Spencer

He has been named director of human resources & safety programs
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association announces the appointment of Matthew Spencer as director of human resources & safety programs.
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IPPE selects new event manager

Experient will be the expo's provider of housing, registration and lead retrieval
The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has selected Experient as its news housing, registration and lead retrieval provider. Experient will allow IPPE to streamline services as the show continues to grow.
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