I was online and ran across this interesting article making a connection between urinary tract infections and chickens. Chickens are a huge part of the diets of Americans and this is something I had never heard of before. Check out the article below: ——————————————————————————————————————– Chickens may be ultimately to blame for the majority of urinary […]
Foodborne Illness Outbreaks I found this article online about chicks making kids sick. It is very interesting and really emphasises the need for proper hygiene when handling chicks and chickens. Raising backyard chickens is a lot of fun but you do need to be aware of the potential that they can make you sick. Always […]
What ‘free-range,’ ‘cage-free,’ ‘organic’ and ‘natural’ truly mean. Are they really safer? In the wake of the nationwide recall of eggs for contamination with salmonella, many consumers may be wondering what types of eggs are healthiest and safest to buy? More than 90 percent of U.S. eggs come from caged hens. These birds have a […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner on Monday said there may be more recalls of eggs in the salmonella outbreak and the agency did not yet know how the eggs and chickens were contaminated.