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China finds African swine fever virus in some animal feed products

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has detected the African swine fever virus in some protein powders made using pork blood and manufactured by a Tianjin-based company, the General Administration of Customs said in a statement on Tuesday. The raw material for the 73.93 tonnes of contaminated protein products, mainly used in animal feed, came from 12… Read More »

Study finds antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Brazil pork

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Pork products sold at retailers in Brazil contain antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to a study funded by animal rights group World Animal Protection (WAP), providing potential evidence of overuse of the medicines in food livestock. FILE PHOTO: Farmer, Wilant Boogaard walks through a pen of pigs at his farm in Carambei, Brazil… Read More »

Migrants are not a threat to health systems, report finds

Most migrants have a mortality advantage, or greater life expectancy, than people in their host countries, according to the new research. This was true for the majority of diseases. However, separating migrants from their families can be bad for children’s health, as can keeping them in detention or continuously threatening them with deportation, the research… Read More »