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USDA Lawsuit Says Current Meat Policies Are Pandemic Risks

USDA Lawsuit Says Current Meat Policies Are Pandemic Risks

Animal activists are suing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) over its factory farm policies. The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)—an animal rights organization—filed the lawsuit earlier this month. It alleges the USDA...
A Bird Flu Outbreak Threatens Germany’s Chicken Farmers

A Bird Flu Outbreak Threatens Germany’s Chicken Farmers

German authorities reported a case of avian influenza A virus in the eastern German state of Saxony on Monday. The H5N8 "bird flu" is highly contagious and can infect domesticated birds like chickens, turkeys, and...