Handling Raw Chicken – Part Two

Want some tips for safely handling raw meat and poultry before it comes home from the store? Cathy Isom has you covered in This Land of Ours.

Handling Raw Chicken

Why experts say it’s okay if you don’t wash that raw chicken before it gets cooked. Cathy Isom explains in today’s This Land of Ours segment.

Officials Confident that Tennessee Bird Flu Situation Has Been Contained

The highly pathogenic avian influenza virus discovered in a Tennessee chicken flock seems to have been contained and there are no signs of it spreading. Gary Crawford has the story. Play Audio

U.S. HPAI Sparking Import Bans

Following the confirmation of highly pathogenic avian influenza in Tennessee over the weekend, three Asian countries have imposed bans on chicken from the state.

Avian Influenza Detected Near Alabama Border

On Sunday, March 5, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial chicken breeder flock in Lincoln County,Tennessee. This is the first confirmed case of HPAI in commercial poultry in the United States this year. Samples from the affected flock, which …

USDA Confirms H7 Avian Influenza in Tennessee

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial chicken breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee. There have been no reports of Avian Influenza in Georgia.  The Georgia Department of Agriculture continues to be vigilant in surveillance efforts and working with …

Poultry Labor

Everett Griner talks about what eating all of that poultry means for the economy in today’s Agri View.

Bird Flu Strain Becoming More Severe in China

China reported this week the nation is assessing a new strain of avian influenza, H7N9, which officials report has evolved into a more severe form in birds.

Georgia Axes New Poultry Price Index

The Georgia Department of Agriculture said Tuesday the Georgia Premium Poultry Price Index will not be published due to a lack of available data.

Avian Flu

Everett Griner talks about Avian Flu spreading overseas in today’s Agri View.