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Research turning up the heat on fowl bacteria
...ge of Georgia microbiologists. Raw and undercooked poultry
and meat, raw milk and untreated water are sources... In the meantime, they encourage consumers to cook poultry
products thoroughly and carefully wash their hands, pots, utensils, counters and anything else that ...
Genome comparison of four campylobacter strains yields new genetic markers and clues to virulence
...birds, including chickens and turkeys. That is why poultry
is considered to be a source of human campylobacteriosis. The disease can also be transmitted via human contact with contaminated water, livestock or household pets. USDA's Mandrell says the new Campylobacter sequence data has allowed the PSMR...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...Combined A common cause of foodborne disease from poultry
products can survive refrigeration and freezing sa...n skin. "A significant portion of C. jejuni on the poultry
samples studied survived during refrigerated, frozen, and combined refrigerated and frozen storage,"...
Chicken genome analysis will benefit human health and agriculture
...t MSU, said the sequenced genome may someday allow poultry
producers to know why certain chickens lay more eggs than others or why certain broiler chickens may have less fat. They then can identify commercial chickens with the same genetic predisposition to these desirable traits. "If we know the genes that...
Chicken genome analysis unlocks secrets of mammalian and bird evolution
...hat the hen, whose DNA was sequenced, lives at the poultry
farm at Michigan State University and several different genomic research tools were created from her DNA. The first draft of the chicken genome sequence, a $13 million project funded by the National Institutes of Health, was completed at the Washingt...
Researchers compare chicken, human genomes
...rchers seeking to enhance the nutritional value of poultry
and egg products. Furthermore, as the first of 9,600 species of birds to have its genome fully sequenced and analyzed, the chicken genome will help to further understanding of avian genomics and biology in general....
Chicken genome will help our understanding of humans and improve agriculture
...the chicken genome is of huge importance to the UK poultry
industry. Legislation and the growth in organic me...ew and improved vaccines for a number of important poultry
diseases." The full draft from the international consortium working on the International Chicken Se...
DASH diet may do more than lower blood pressure
...me low-fat and fat-free dairy foods and lean meat, poultry
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