Daily Archives: September 20, 2013

UC Davis: To feed the world, light its chicken coops

September 20, 2013
UC Davis: To feed the world, light its chicken coops

UC Davis News Service DAVIS, Calif. —Sometimes a tiny innovation can crack the world’s toughest problems. Take, for example, a small solar-powered LED light placed in a chicken coop in a developing country. The light stretches winter daylight hours, boosts the hens’ egg production, puts a reliable supply of nutritious food on the farmer’s...

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Poultry experts hold workshop on backyard flocks

September 20, 2013

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Award winning gardener and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith will host the second installment of his educational poultry workshops at his Moss Mountain Farm home Sept. 21 in response to the trend of raising backyard poultry. “I felt compelled to host these workshops because raising chickens in suburban areas is...

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Meat and poultry ravioli products recalled

September 20, 2013
Meat and poultry ravioli products recalled

WASHINGTON — Siberoni, a Portland, Ore., company, is recalling 169,655 pounds of raw and frozen meat and poultry “pelmeni” (Eastern European-style ravioli products) which were produced without the benefit of inspection, USDA’s Food Safety & Inspection Service has announced. Products subject to recall are 1-pound. packages, in 40-pound cases, of “Siberoni” brand Chicken Pelmeni,...

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