AAAP: Woody breast, similar broiler-muscle conditions not linked to infectious pathogens or food safety
Mar 15, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP: Woody breast, similar broiler-muscle conditions not linked to infectious pathogens or food safety
Three well-defined, degenerative breast diseases of broiler chickens — woody breast, white striping and deep pectoral myopathy — are not associated with infectious or pathogenic agents, nor do...
Mar 06, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP: Poultry health, welfare ‘should not be sacrificed in the name of marketing’
Antibiotic use in poultry should be minimized through carefully planned and well-executed preventive practices, according to to a new position statement released by the American Association of Avian...
Feb 26, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP issues statement on misleading marketing claim for chicken
So, which chicken is healthier and safer for consumers — the brand with the no-nonsense label or the premium brand that claims its chickens were “raised without added hormones”?
Aug 20, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP honors more than 30 scientists for outstanding work in avian medicine
The American Association of Avian Pathologists saluted scientific achievements of its members last week with an awards luncheon at the association’s 59th annual conference. A few highlights: Nik...
Aug 15, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP inducts 27 avian medicine professionals into new Hall of Honor
The American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) this week announced the first 27 inductees into the association’s newly formed Hall of Honor.
Feb 22, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on AAAP supports veterinarians’ rights to treat sick poultry with FDA-approved antibiotics
The AAAP “strongly supports” the rights of licensed veterinarians to treat sick poultry and other food-producing animals with FDA-approved antibiotics that prevent pain and suffering, according...