Monthly Archives: September 2014

Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts > Bravo Recalls Select Chicken and Turkey Pet Foods Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk

Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. … Continue reading

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Evaluating value chain interventions: A review of recent evidence

Originally posted on CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish:
Value chain interventions are rarely evaluated as rigorously as interventions in agricultural production or health. This is due to various reasons, including the intrinsic complexity of value chain interventions, intricate…

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Pastoralism: Animal health and food safety situation analysis in Kenya and Tanzania

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Pastoralism is a farming system practised in arid and semi arid lands by societies that derive most of their food and income from livestock production. About 70% of the land mass in the Horn of Africa is dry…

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The most comprehensive ref available on veterinary antimicrobial drug use

Check out @VetUpdates’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/VetUpdates/status/487605009593688065 FCF! Antimicrobial Therapy in Vet Medicine, the most comprehensive ref available on veterinary antimicrobial drug use http://t.co/UKw53qOpgR

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Sustainable Intensification in Agriculture

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
A report based on a two day workshop held in January 2012, part funded by the UK Government’s Foresight Programme, was recently published by the Food Climate Research Network…

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Sustainable agricultural intensification: Tackling food insecurity in a resource-scarce world

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
By Lindiwe Majele Sibanda and Katy Wilson. Reblogged from AlertNet Today, the world is searching for solutions to a series of global challenges unprecedented in their scale and complexity.…

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Boom and Bust: the future of our food producing ecosystems

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
A recent paper, No Dominion over Nature, authored by UK ecologists, Professors Mark Huxham, Sue Hartley, Jules Pretty and Paul Tett, describes how current approaches to food production are…

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