Daily Archives: April 26, 2013

NCC: Chicken a safe, healthy part of a balanced diet

April 26, 2013
NCC: Chicken a safe, healthy part of a balanced diet

WASHINGTON — “The bottom line for consumers is that all chicken is safe to eat when properly handled and cooked,” states Dr. Ashley Peterson, vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs at the National Chicken Council.   “Consumers can continue to feel confident about including chicken as a lean, low-fat and high-protein part of a...

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WHO: New flu passes more easily from bird to human

April 26, 2013
WHO: New flu passes more easily from bird to human

The Associated Press BEIJING — A new strain of bird flu that emerged in China over the past month is one of the “most lethal” flu viruses so far, worrying health officials because it can jump more easily from birds to humans than the one that started killing people a decade ago, World Health...

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AFIA and K-State offer online education program

April 26, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va. — Increasingly, food and feed quality and safety are hot button issues requiring the feed and pet food industries to prepare and respond to the upcoming Food Safety Modernization Act. In response, AFIA and Kansas State University are offering AFIA 520 — “Advanced Feed Safety and Quality Assurance Protocols” completely online. The...

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