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A New Strain of Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Found in U.S. Pigs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Staph Infection, USA, Pigs, Drug Resistant, safety, risks, research, study, warning, ST398 strain, methicillin-resistant, Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA )

- 1909 days ago -
A strain of drug-resistant staph identified in pigs in the Netherlands five years ago, which accounts for nearly one third of all staph in humans there, has been found in the U.S. for the first time, according to a new study.
10,000 Pigs Face Cull After Pork Products Test Positive for Dioxin
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, pigs, dioxin, enviornmental exposure, unsafe food products )

- 1957 days ago -
,Irish authorities say oil that was mixed into animal feed could force farmers to destroy 100,000 pigs, according to reports On Saturday, the Dublin government ordered a recall of all pork products linked to pigs slaughtered in Ireland, after laboratory
Austin Pork Plant Worker Sues, Seeking Workers Comp for Illness
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, pigs, pork, neurological illness, humans, illness, disease )

- 2204 days ago -
A worker who processed pig brains at the Quality Pork Processors plant is suing the company, seeking workers' compensation for the mysterious neurological illness she and 12 co-workers developed. Susan Kruse and the others used powerful compressed air
Science Daily : "Hepatitis E In Europe: Are Pigs Or Pork The Problem?"
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hepatitis E, pigs, europe, diseases, factory farming, animal to human )

- 2399 days ago -
Hepatitis E virus infections can be fatal in pregnant women, but until recently doctors thought the disease was confined to China, India and developing countries. Now Europeans are also contracting the disease here, according to scientists.
DO YOU EAT PORK? Melamine Was Found In Pig Urine - DOG FOOD RECALL
Health & Wellness  (tags: PET FOOD, DOGS, PIGS, Melamine )

- 2554 days ago -
In California, state agriculture officials placed a hog farm under quarantine after melamine was found in pig urine.

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