Safety and health


  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Two turkey flocks in Missouri have been diagnosed with bird flu. The farms are located in Asbury and Fortuna. According to the USDA’s National Veterinary Services lab, this is the first time the H5N2 strain of avian influenza has been found in Missouri.
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  • Monday, November 10, 2014
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.– Each year in the United States, there are about 42,000 reported cases of salmonella infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because many cases are not diagnosed or reported, CDC estimates the actual number may be close to 1 million.
  • Thursday, March 13, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A wet fall harvest and a cold winter might make conditions especially dangerous for grain producers emptying grain bins to fulfill commodity contracts and prepare for wheat harvest.
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