Tag: "turkey" at medical news
France Steps Up Vigilance After Bird Flu Outbreak
...as detected in 62 dead wild birds, contaminating a turkey
farm in central France. The World Health Organization has reported 317 cases of bird flu in humans, of which 191 resulted in death, according to its June 29 tally. Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand top the list of most affected countries....
Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany
...e border from the Czech side where it has infected turkey
and chicken farms. In Germany, the new outbreak has been restricted to swans, geese and other wild birds and has not affected poultry farms. Germany battled a widespread bird flu epidemic in 2006. It broke out on the Baltic Sea island of Ruegen a...
Kelly Clarkson Reveals Bulimic Past
... so ashamed and embarrassed. I literally went cold turkey
and snapped out of it," she added. Since then, Clarkson has always strived to maintain a healthy body and she said that it is 'good for people to see normal'. "I've got a butt, I'm Greek- I can't help that. And I think it's good for people to see ...
H5N1 Bird Flu Confirmed at Czech Turkey Farm
...f the deadly H5N1 bird flu strain in poultry, at a turkey
farm in the centre of the country. "It is confi...ster Tomas Julinek said that health workers at the turkey
farm would "preventively" be given Tamiflu, the drug judged most effective against bird flu. "This i...
Germany Confirms Second Bird Flu Outbreak
...d in Europe. Last week, H5N1 was discovered on a turkey
farm in the Czech Republic, and 6,000 turkeys were subsequently slaughtered. Germany has only recorded one incidence of the feared virus on a farm, in April 2006, after which more than 21,000 poultry were killed....
Turmoil Over Turkey
... Caroline Flint reiterated that almost 850 tons of turkey
had to pass through the plant situated in Holton in Suffolk. This had occurred in the interim period between outbreak of the avian influenza and resumption of production services at the plant. Further, The Food Standards Agency has confirmed that t...
Turkey Giant to Receive King-sized Compensation
Bernard Matthews, UK’s largest turkey
farm and marketing firm owner, is in the news agai...sidering whether unhygienic conditions at Mathew’s turkey
plant at Suffolk, could have led to the outbreak. There is evidence of faulty roofs, rats, mice as w...
Bird Flu Alert: Kuwait
...f the Kuwaiti zoo; one of the sources, chicken and turkey
farms, as well as falcon farms and bird clinics. Export and import of birds and their meat is now prohibited. Medication has been given to those who were in close contact with the birds. According to Ahmed al-Shatti, who is a member of the national...
Expect More Outbreaks in Europe, Bird Flu Expert Warns
...in contact with domesticated fowl. Friday last a turkey
farm at Suffolk, UK was witness to the death of 2500 of the birds due to the feared avian influenza virus H5N1. The remaining birds out of a total of 160,000 turkeys are being culled, a process which is expected to take 36 hours. Authorities have c...
Ham And Turkeys Recalled From Honeybaked Food Company Due To Listeria Scare
...am, sliced and glazed fully cooked smoked boneless turkey
breast, sliced and glazed cooked boneless turkey
breast, and sliced & glazed fully cooked half ham. The severity of the disease caused by the List...
Fear Over Maple Leaf Meat Being Contaminated
...af Foods, on Tuesday decided to recall its ham and turkey
products, as it doubted tampering of its meat // products with an unknown contaminant. The incident took place on Sunday night when Maple Leaf Employees found syringe casings at the company's plant in Kitchener, Ontario., after which Maple Leaf n...
Virus-mix-spray destroys bacteria on Prepackaged meats
...e hot dogs, sausage and sliced lunchmeats, such as turkey
and ham. Listeria bacterium is present in the soil, the water, within the intestines of animals that generate food. GY...
Poultry Farms face Ruin in Greece
... is to reassure the public that eating chicken and turkey
does not put them at risk of contracting bird flu. The poultry producers had offered free roast chicken on last Wednesday and are planning another event on 12th of March. ...
H5N1 Bird-flu Confirmed in France
...eadly virus H5N1, which is confirmed to exist on a turkey
farm in the Eastern past of France. // The farm in Versailleux,on Thursday, that witnessed the illness of many turkeys, was just 200mts away from the lake where wild ducks were among the first to get the bird flu virus in France, confirmed only last ...
Soccer club visit to turkey, cancelled
...hown that 18 members are affected with bird flu in turkey
and reported three deaths. The deaths were all due to the deadly strain H5N1 strain and people who contracted the disease were all in close association with the infected birds....
Countries Step up Battle Against Bird Flu
...($9) lira per goose and duck and 20 lira ($12) per turkey
as compensation. The human victims of the disease had all been in East Asia until the recent outbreak in Turkey brought the virus to the crossroads of Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Three infected children died last week in eastern Turkey and 15...
Turkey bird flu strain found to be mutated
...e highly infectious. The mutation now found in the turkey
strain was similar to the strain isolated from bird flu infections during 2003 in Hong Kong. There is no need to panic as this slight mutation is not found to have any change in infectivity or change in transmissibility as there is a world wide fea...
Briton tourists warned of Bird flu threat in Turkey
...archers warning British tourists to keep away from turkey
this summer to avoid spread of bird flu virus into Britain. Despite these warnings of a possible spread of bird flu tourists are booking holidays in Turkish resorts.// The Association of British Travel Agents had reported that the tourist season to T...
Christmas turkey? Anyone?
...rs. In Britain, around half of annual 22million turkey
sales are sold in December. British industry sourc...nsbury, Tesco, and unit ASDA had all reported that turkey
sales were holding up well this year. British supermarkets have been selling frozen turkeys so fa...
Turkey Is Listed In The Christmas Meal Despite Bird Flu Scare
... Statistics show that in the previous year 72% had turkey
for their Christmas meal. There has not been much of difference in the sales of turkey
for the current year (68%).2181 people are planning to eat turkey
for Christmas dinner. This shoul...