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Rotten meat doesn't stand a chance

When it comes to packaged fish or meat, it is nearly impossible to distinguish between fresh goods and their inedible counterparts. Researchers have now developed a sensor film that can be integrated into ...

Apr 01, 2011 not rated yet 1

New twist on ex ovo culture in bird

Birds, such as the chicken, provide an excellent model for the study of many developmental processes, and remain one of the most commonly studied species in classical embryology. The earliest stages of avian ...

Jan 19, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Less feather pecking with bitter spray

Feather pecking among chickens can be reduced by half if their feathers are sprayed with a bitter substance. Unfortunately, pecking cannot be corrected, says Bas Rodenburg of the Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre of Wageningen ...

Oct 29, 2010 not rated yet 0

Chicken producers debate 'natural' label

(AP) -- A disagreement among poultry producers about whether chicken injected with salt, water and other ingredients can be promoted as "natural" has prompted federal officials to consider changing labeling guidelines.

Jul 30, 2010 3.5 / 5 (2) 1