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Foie gras shortages in France as industry struggles after bird flu scare – The Independent


The Independent

Foie gras shortages in France as industry struggles after bird flu scare
The Independent
The French foie gras industry is reportedly struggling with the ban on production after a bird flu scare, with warnings of soaring prices that could continue into next year. Jean-Jacques Caspari of foie gras industry association CIFOG, said there was
French foie gras industry struggling after bird flu scareThe Borneo Post

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Posted on 29 June 2016 | 2:10 pm

Poultry return after bird flu sparked ban – Greenfield Daily Reporter


Poultry return after bird flu sparked ban
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Just before the fair began last year, the State Board of Animal Health imposed a statewide mandate, prohibiting 4-H'ers from bringing poultry to county and state fairs in hopes of preventing the spread of bird flu, which had infected birds across the

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Posted on 29 June 2016 | 3:04 am

H5N2 Bird Flu Outbreaks Found in Taiwan – ThePoultrySite.com


H5N2 Bird Flu Outbreaks Found in Taiwan
ThePoultrySite.com
The outbreak in Yunlin was discovered through abnormal mortality on a farm, whereas the outbreaks in Taichung were found because of suspicious signs on carcasses in abattoirs. Over 3000 birds died and another 10802 were destroyed to prevent the …

Posted on 27 June 2016 | 9:21 am

Lor Scoota, beloved Baltimore rapper best known for ‘Bird Flu,’ shot and killed yesterday – Baltimore City Paper (blog)


Baltimore City Paper (blog)

Lor Scoota, beloved Baltimore rapper best known for 'Bird Flu,' shot and killed yesterday
Baltimore City Paper (blog)
He is best known for 2014's 'Bird Flu,' a catchy ode to hustling whose hook goes, "I think I got the bird flu/ I'm tired of selling packs I think I need a bird or two/ We selling scramble, coke, and smack/ Keep them junkies coming back." The song
Baltimore rapper killed after leaving anti-gun violence rallyNew York Daily News
Man shot in the foot in Brooklyn Friday nightBaltimore Sun
Remembering Lor Scoota: Baltimore's Unsung HeroNoisey (blog)
The Root –The Guardian
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Posted on 26 June 2016 | 9:36 am

Poultry farmers urged to be alert as bird flu hits the Netherlands – Agriland


Agriland

Poultry farmers urged to be alert as bird flu hits the Netherlands
Agriland
Following an outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) in domestic laying hens in Friesland, the Netherlands, poultry farmers in the UK are being urged to remain vigilant by DEFRA. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) in the UK

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Posted on 25 June 2016 | 1:02 pm

Precautionary measures in place to keep out bird flu – The Straits Times


Precautionary measures in place to keep out bird flu
The Straits Times
The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) works with relevant stakeholders, including the National Environment Agency (NEA) and town councils, on various measures to reduce the birds' food supply and control the bird population, including proper …

Posted on 24 June 2016 | 9:48 am

Bird Flu Outbreak Reported in China’s Hunan Province – ThePoultrySite.com


Bird Flu Outbreak Reported in China's Hunan Province
ThePoultrySite.com
CHINA – An outbreak of H5N6 highly pathogenic avian influenza has been found on a farm in Sangzhi, Hunan. Nearly 300 birds died in the outbreak, and another 29625 were destroyed to prevent further spread. It was not specified in China's report to the …

Posted on 24 June 2016 | 9:16 am

8000 chickens culled as bird flu found in Iao Hon market, Macau – Macau News


Macau News

8000 chickens culled as bird flu found in Iao Hon market, Macau
Macau News
Authorities have ordered a three-day suspension of the sale of live poultry in Macau, culling 8,000 chickens and 1,000 pigeons on Thursday night, after an environmental sample taken last Thursday from the Iao Hon market has tested positive from a

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Posted on 24 June 2016 | 3:30 am

Bird flu hits Wright County – Belmond Indepedent


Belmond Indepedent

Bird flu hits Wright County
Belmond Indepedent
Late May 4, the Iowa Department of Agriculture announced that the avian influenza, or bird flu, has been found in a Wright County egg-laying facility with 2.8 million hens. If confirmed by the National Veterinary Services Lab in Ames, all 2.8 million

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Posted on 22 June 2016 | 4:14 pm

Frustrated by politics—and under investigation—Italian bird flu scientist heads to the United States – Science Magazine


Science Magazine

Frustrated by politics—and under investigation—Italian bird flu scientist heads to the United States
Science Magazine
Capua has been under criminal investigation since 2005, resulting in a formal accusation in 2014 that she sold and trafficked in avian flu viruses between 1999 and 2008. She says the charges are baseless but that they have made her a “lame duck” in …

Posted on 7 June 2016 | 9:09 pm

Bird Flu – BingNews

China reports H5N1 avian influenza in two African lions at Hubei Zoo

Two African lions (1 male, 1 female) at the city zoo that demonstrated high fever and other abnormalities. They were taken to isolation to identify the cause of the illness and to get treatment. The male African lion’s condition suddenly deteriorated …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 10:15 am

French foie gras industry warns of Christmas shortages

France’s foie gras industry is struggling with the fallout of a bird flu scare that has led to a 25 percent drop in production of the controversial delicacy. France imposes three-month ban on making foie gras (02 May 16) Why France could run out of foie …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 7:38 am

Foie gras shortages in France as industry struggles after bird flu scare

The French foie gras industry is reportedly struggling with the ban on production after a bird flu scare, with warnings of soaring prices that could continue into next year. Jean-Jacques Caspari of foie gras industry association CIFOG, said there was an …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 7:37 am

Minnesota technicians’ avian flu work honored

WILLMAR, Minn. — Two technicians with the University of Minnesota’s MidCentral Outreach Center in Willmar were honored with the Unsung Heroes Award at the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association summer conference recently in Duluth. According to a news …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 3:01 am

Foie Gras Production May Drop Due to Bird Flu Scare in France

Due to bird flu scare, France’s foie gras industry is struggling with a 25 percent drop in production of the controversial delicacy. Jean-Jacques Caspari of the foie gras industry association CIFOG warned of shortages and soaring prices that were likely to …

Posted on 29 June 2016 | 12:40 am

Poultry return after bird flu sparked ban

She hid her face away from the crowd, burying it in the crook of Michelle White’s arm. A little judging day jitters are normal, both for 4-H’ers and their animals, explained Nolan McConahay, whose duck kept her head nestled under White’s arm.

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 8:48 pm

French foie gras industry struggling after bird flu scare

Paris (AFP) – France’s foie gras industry is struggling with the fallout of a bird flu scare that has led to a 25 percent drop in production of the controversial delicacy. Jean-Jacques Caspari of the foie gras industry association CIFOG warned Tuesday of …

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 12:25 pm

Cambodian boy dies from bird flu: WHO

PHNOM PENH – A nine-year-old boy has died from bird flu in Cambodia, the 10th victim this year, the World Health Organisation said on Monday, warning that the kingdom’s deadliest outbreak of the virus could continue. The boy, from the north-western …

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 9:43 am

H5N2 Bird Flu Outbreaks Found in Taiwan

TAIWAN – Three outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza were found in Taichung City and Yunlin County. The outbreak in Yunlin was discovered through abnormal mortality on a farm, whereas the outbreaks in Taichung were found because of suspicious …

Posted on 27 June 2016 | 2:28 am

2009 swine flu pandemic originated in Mexico, researchers discover

Determining the original location of the 2009 swine flu, known as an A/H1N1 pathogen, lends a note of caution to evolving efforts to track problematic animal and bird viruses, Dr. Garcia-Sastre says. “This virus came from, and was confined to, a very small …

Posted on 27 June 2016 | 1:00 am