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High levels of chemicals found in indoor cats

A study from Stockholm University have now established what was previously suspected, that the high levels of brominated flame retardants measured in cats are from the dust in our homes.

High levels of chemicals found in indoor cats

A study from Stockholm University have now established what was previously suspected, that the high levels of brominated flame retardants measured in cats are from the dust in our homes.

Fat digestibility in pigs study looks at oils in soybeans, corn co-products to maximize pork fat quality

Pork producers need accurate information on the energy value of fat in feed ingredients to ensure that diets are formulated economically and in a way that maximizes pork fat quality. Researchers at the University of Illinois have determined the true i…

Scientists Pave The Way For Vaccine To Combat Devastating Avian Disease

Recent reduction in the use of antibiotic growth promoters in animal feeds has resulted in a dramatic increase in the severe poultry disease – necrotic enteritis. New research suggests that the disease, which is costing the worldwide poultry industry a…

Nearly 6,000 Dead Pigs Removed From Huangpu River, China

Nearly 6,000 dead pigs have been removed from the Huangpu River, one of the main tap water supplies of China’s largest city, Shanghai. By early evening, Tuesday March 12th, authorities said a total of 5,916 pig carcasses had been found either floating …

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