Posts For February, 2021


Make sure your barroom buddy isn’t an animal activist

It’s probably already a good rule of thumb to be careful regarding just who you befriend if you frequent bars. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Alves to lead IPC Sustainability and Environment WG

Dr. Sulivan Alves has been elected as chairperson of the International Poultry Council (IPC) Working Group (WG) on Sustainability and Environment. Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Pet Turtles: Cute But Commonly Contaminated with Salmonella

FDA warns about the risk of illness from pet turtles. Source: FDA news

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Pulse Oximeters and Oxygen Concentrators: What to Know About At-Home Oxygen Therapy

Giving yourself too much or too little oxygen can be dangerous. If you are using a pulse oximeter to monitor your oxygen levels and think they are low, see a doctor. You should ...


COVID-19 shifted expectations about food sustainability

Sustainability has been a buzzword with consumers in recent years, but will it still be a major trend post-pandemic? Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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'All Natural' Alternatives for Erectile Dysfunction: A Risky Proposition

FDA’s testing of many suspect products that promise to enhance sexual performance or treat erectile dysfunction found that some contain undisclosed and potentially harmful drugs. Source: FDA news

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Tattoo Removal: Options and Results

How hard is it to remove a tattoo? What processes are used? Is it painful? Source: FDA news

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Lab-grown fat coming to a menu near you?

Laboratory grown fat is product of choice for start-up company Hoxton Farms, which aims to bring to alternative fat to the alternative meat market Source: Sustainable Agriculture

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Welfare focus is changing broiler growing in Europe

Learn how broiler producers in Europe are improving some bird welfare outcomes. Source: Poultry Welfare

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Nicholas Kristof's chicken column misses the mark

A recent op-ed piece published in the New York Times is below the standards of that organization, and its author, and does a disservice to its readers and the industry it criticizes by ...


Razones para no darle huesos a su perro: Ya sean huesos caseros o comerciales

Darle huesos a su perro puede ser peligroso e incluso mortal. Sepa por qué. Source: FDA news

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No Bones (or Bone Treats) About It: Reasons Not to Give Your Dog Bones

Bone treats are real bones that have been processed, sometimes flavored, and packaged for dogs. Giving your dog a ‘bone treat’ might lead to an unexpected trip to your veterinarian, a possible emergency ...