Health

Dutch egg probe widens to chicken meat tests

In a new twist in Europe's tainted egg scandal, Dutch authorities announced Tuesday they had started testing chicken meat coming from affected poultry farms to determine whether it was also contaminated.

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Minnesota lifts final remaining bird flu quarantines

Minnesota has lifted the last remaining quarantines on poultry farms that were infected with a deadly form of bird flu, officials announced Tuesday, marking a milestone in the state's recovery from an outbreak that cost its ...

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French poultry exports hit by bird flu: ministry

A string of countries in Asia and north Africa have banned imports of French poultry following a bird flu outbreak, the agriculture ministry said Thursday in Paris.

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S. Korea bans imports of French poultry

South Korea has imposed a ban on imports of French poultry and live birds after the European country reported a bird flu outbreak.

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Federal government to step up bird flu monitoring this fall

The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.

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