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Friday Wrap: 8/28/15

Good morning! The UC Food Observer wraps up some of the week’s top stories in a tasty read as you end your work week. On the menu, in no particular …

Egg farms hit hard as avian influenza spreads

Deadly avian influenza viruses have affected more than 33 million turkeys, chickens and ducks in more than a dozen states since December….an enormous percentage of the nation’s commercial poultry stock. …

Friday Wrap: 5/8/15

UC Food Observer chooses a handful of important stories for you to read as you finish your work week. On the menu, in no particular order: a UC Food Observer …

Tyson removes key antibiotic from chicken hatcheries

Reuters has reported that Tyson Foods has stopped using Gentamicin, an antibiotic considered “highly important” for human use, at its 35 company hatcheries. Hatcheries are where chicks are born and …

Six states file appeal to halt California egg law

Missouri’s Attorney General Chris Koster and plaintiffs from Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed an appeal in a case against California’s landmark animal welfare legislation, Proposition 2. Proposition …