Avian flu has burned through 60 million domestic birds in at least 47 states, egg prices have hit the stratosphere, and more troubling, the virus is mutating to infect mammals including three Montana grizzly bears.Continue Reading APHIS is preparing Environmental Impact Statement on worsening avian flu outbreaks
This year’s deadly avian flu outbreak has busted through all previous records, killing so many birds that shortages are contributing to egg and poultry price increases for U.S. consumers who are already plagued by food…Continue Reading Avian flu this year results in record bird kills; raising consumer prices for eggs and poultry
Forty million birds have died from avian flu since February. USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the detection of bird flu in 372 commercial and backyard flocks in 36 states.
But the…Continue Reading After 40 million dead birds, hot weather may be killing off the bird flu virus
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By Paul Tolnai
Food safety, traceability, and supplier management systems are key to building resilience as the risk of outbreak, supply shortages and rising cost threaten poultry product producers.
USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) reported on Monday about a worsening Avian influenza crisis in the United States. APHIS reports that more than 22.8 million birds have had to be put to…
Continue Reading Avian flu outbreaks in U.S. take more than 22.8 million birds in 24 states, so far
Millions of birds in at least 17 states are being rapidly killed in a determined attempt to bring a dangerous strain of Avian flu under control. And Avian Influenza outbreaks in the United States during…
Continue Reading U.S. outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza doubled during past month
In the past six months, new avian influenza case reports from more than 40 countries were filed with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). Some of those reports are now coming from the…
Continue Reading Bird flu spreads under improved surveillance and some vaccine hopes
The first confirmed case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the United States since 2017 does not threaten human health, according to experts.
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed…
Continue Reading Highly pathogenic avian flu in SC turkey flock is no threat to human health
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) says migratory wild birds are spreading avian influenza around the globe. The Parma, Italy-based food safety agency figures migration routes crossing the north-eastern and eastern EU borders are the…
Continue Reading EFSA says wild birds spread avian flu to E.U. member states