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EU ban on chickens and eggs from US - not good news on so many levels ...

by Mosonnow / February 24, 2004 12:19 AM PST

BBC TV report this morning, but seen nothing on CNN yet (though I could well have missed something).

Seemingly, a mild version of the chicken flu has been found in three US states and some 800,000 live chickens are imported (or were!) into the EU.

I guess lots of links will arrive pretty quickly on the web.



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Typical! I spoke too soon. CNN just reported that ...

It's not only the EU.

This ban relates to a version of the flu that is chicken-to-chicken in these states as opposed to a chicken-to-human strain.


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Just heard it here (Maryland) on the noontime news.
by James Denison / February 24, 2004 2:27 AM PST

Hmmm....maybe they should use those eggs to make a vaccine for it. It's not like they aren't already incubated with the virus....

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