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Highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza has been detected in a Tyson breeder flock in Tennessee, according to US officials. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials and Tyson Foods Inc . confirmed avian influenza in a breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee.
A flock of chickens at a commercial breeding operation in Chattooga County has tested positive for H7 avian influenza , marking the state’s first case in 2017, the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) stated.
A third case of avian influenza has truck southern Tennessee, confirmed the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on March 16.
A flock of chickens at a commercial broiler breeder operation in Giles County, Tennessee, has tested positive for low pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza.
On March 14, the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) issued a stop movement order for certain poultry in the U.S. state, after three potential cases of avian influenza were identified.
Roy Graber: The level of passion some people have about their views opposing consumption of meat and poultry can be downright shocking.
Low pathogenic avian influenza has been detected in a commercial poultry flock in western Kentucky, federal and state authorities said.
Roy Graber: I’ve grown accustomed to paying close attention to the exact phrasing in press releases whenever a restaurant company announces a change regarding things such as antibiotic use, cages in egg production and slower-growing broiler chickens.
Brazilian Federal Police are investigating allegations that meat companies, including BRF and JBS, bribed Brazilian inspectors to allow spoiled or adulterated meat to be exported.