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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

4/16/14 Health News: What’s Actually In Public School Chicken Nuggets ♦ SALMONELLA ON POULTRY ♦ CANADA - LIMITING HORSE SLAUGHTER ♦ EUROPE’S HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK

You Probably Don’t Want To Know What’s Actually In Public School Chicken Nuggets
Turns out the chicken nuggets being served in one of the nation’s largest public school districts don’t contain much actual chicken at all Continue Reading

SALMONELLA ON POULTRY A ‘COMMON ENEMY’ FOR BOTH U.S. AND DENMARK
The United States and Denmark are at war. Not against each other, but against a common enemy — Salmonella on poultry products. Recently, there has been attention in the media about Denmark’s attempts to eradicate Salmonella from its poultry supply. Like Denmark, the U.S. poultry industry and the federal government recognize that Salmonella is a very serious issue and we... Continue Reading

CANADA’S PARLIAMENT CONSIDERS BILL LIMITING HORSE SLAUGHTER
The most recent ban on equine inspections by USDA meat inspectors has moved the horse slaughter debate up to Canada’s House of Commons. A Member of Parliament (MP) from southeastern British Columbia hopes that a final hour of debate next month can persuade the country’s federal lawmakers to pass his bill limiting slaughter only to... Continue Reading

EUROPE’S HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK EXPANDS WELL BEYOND ITALY

An outbreak with at least 240 confirmed cases of the Hepatitis A virus originally thought to be confined to Italy is making a much larger footprint in Europe. There have been 240 cases of individuals who have not visited Italy associated with the outbreak in France, Germany, Ireland, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom.... Continue Reading

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