In another study done on eggs, it pointed out that eggs may contain large amounts of salmonella, both on the shell and inside the egg.

CHENNAI: Animal welfare activists have long been speaking about the cruel practices involved in poultry farming, especially the use of battery cages.

Meerut: With the outbreak of swine flu in Uttar Pradesh, the health authorities have now started gearing up for bird flu virus.

Chandigarh: Based on the report of National Environment Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) about inhuman practices being followed in poultry farms across Haryana and its impact on environment a

Multi-drug resistant bacteria are moving from poultry enclosures to agricultural fields, says study

Misuse of antibiotics in poultry farms is leading to a proliferation of multi-drug resistant bacteria.

This new study establishes that poultry environment is a reservoir of multidrug resistant bacteria and points towards the role of litter in spreading ABR in the environment. Antibiotics are becoming increasingly ineffective.

Misuse of antibiotics in poultry farms is leading to a proliferation of multi-drug resistant bacteria.

Misuse of antibiotics in poultry farms is leading to a proliferation of multi-drug resistant bacteria. To make matters worse, these bacteria are now spreading in the environment because of unsafe disposal of poultry litter and waste in agricultural fields – this has a potential to infect human beings: says a new study from Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s RCL Foods has found the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at one of its poultry farms, it said on Tuesday, as it reported a 34 percent drop in full-year earnin

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