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Today’s Chicken: A Sickening Situation

Today’s Chicken: A Sickening Situation | Animal Science | Scoop.it
Last month, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that 317 people in 20 states had confirmed cases of Salmonella caused by chicken traced to a California processor.
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many people have gotten sick in many states and many say that it is because that farmers chickens have been growing to fast on purpose and that could be the cause of the peoples sickness.

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Universities monitor pig virus with government shut down

Universities monitor pig virus with government shut down | Animal Science | Scoop.it
Last week, when the federal government partially shut down, USDA furloughed many employees at its Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, which issued regular testing reports, said diagnostic veterinary researchers.
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Criminal Nature – the dangerous links between poaching and organized crime

Criminal Nature – the dangerous links between poaching and organized crime | Animal Science | Scoop.it
Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare released our report Criminal Nature: The Global Security Implications of the Illegal Wildlife Trade, in order to highlight how the poaching epidemic has serious ramifications not just for endangered...

Via Ramy Jabbar رامي
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i find that this article is accurate because poaching is bad for the animals. it tells about how valuable the tusks are off some animals or skin or fur and etc. I agree with this article on that poaching is bad and it should be stopped before species of animals start going endangered. i think laws should be enforced with poaching.

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Drunk Driver Swerves To Miss Goat, Hits Three Instead - The Inquisitr

Drunk Driver Swerves To Miss Goat, Hits Three Instead - The Inquisitr | Animal Science | Scoop.it
Drunk Driver Swerves To Miss Goat, Hits Three Instead
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Unfortunately, that realization came after he attempted to save the life of a goat that had strayed onto the roadway.
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Exclusive: Has GMO Alfalfa Already Contaminated Non-Alfalfa Fields? - Food Consumer

Exclusive: Has GMO Alfalfa Already Contaminated Non-Alfalfa Fields? - Food Consumer | Animal Science | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Has GMO Alfalfa Already Contaminated Non-Alfalfa Fields?
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Despite a strong and vocal opposition, genetically engineered (GE) Roundup-resistant alfalfa was approved in late 2011.
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what this story told me is that alfalfa farmers had contaminated their crops would could be dangerous for the animals since they get fed that crop. this story was sent to a trial where engineered roundup ready gene if deregulation occured.

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