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Backyard and Pasture Poultry Workshop

Healthy Animals, Healthy People Workshop

Morning session: Backyard and Pasture Poultry
• Avian Health/Avian Diseases
• Avian Behavior & Welfare
• Egg Handling & Food Safety
• Disaster Preparedness: Evacuation or Shelter-in-Place

Lunch Break (Attendees for backyard poultry may leave at lunch)

Afternoon session: Pasture Poultry
• Antimicrobial Use and Regulations
• Pastured Poultry
• Pasture-based and Integrated Systems: Food Safety Risks
• Poultry Regulations
• Panel Discussion with Poultry Growers

Online registration required: http://ucanr.edu/poultrywrkshop

Consumer Reports Study: The Bacteria in Conventional Beef

Consumer Reports tested 458 pounds of ground beef and discovered alarming rates of bacterial contamination. 82% of conventionally produced and processed beef samples were found to have at least 2 types of bacteria.  CONVENTIONAL SAMPLES WERE MORE THAN TWICE AS LIKELY TO HAVE BACTERIA WHICH WAS RESISTANT TO 3  OR MORE CLASSES OF TYPICAL ANTIBIOTICS. 

 

Source: Ecocentric | The Bacteria in Our Beef