USA: Hens might require salmonella testing
Hens might become the first live animals to require testing for salmonella, if new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations are approved in the White House this month. The proposals, which govern action to be taken if a flock of birds is found to be infected with salmonella, will make it necessary for farmers to disinfect hen houses, implement pest control measures and conduct annual testing for the bacteria.
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