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Finstad sworn in as new Minnesota congressman

His past experience includes a stint as interim executive director of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association

Brad Finstad, former interim executive director of the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association and the Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council, is Minnesota’s newest member of Congress.


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OIE becomes WOAH!

Fifteen years after the Office International des Epizooties changed its name to the World Organization for Animal Health, its acronym has followed suit.

The World Organization for Animal Health has finally dropped its legacy acronym, adopting the contraction WOAH.


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Quebec avian flu cases involved commercial turkeys

Information on two of three cases in La Jacques-Cartier revealed that more than 20,000 turkeys were lost

Two of three recent cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed in Quebec involved commercial turkeys, while information concerning the third case has not yet been released.


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Turkey is a bird; Türkiye is a country

United Nations approves changing of the country’s name as its government hopes to improve its image and eliminate confusion

Türkiye has replaced Turkey as the name of the Middle Eastern country, but will that eliminate confusion between the nation and the bird?


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