For the second time this year, a northern Michigan beef herd has tested positive for Bovine Tuberculosis disease.
The small herd in Alcona County was found to be infected with Bovine TB during routine testing by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD.)
The herd is located in a part of Michigan where Bovine TB is common among wild deer. The deer in turn spread it to captive animal herds. Continue reading
The U-S Food and Drug Administration is working with a private company to recall thousands of cases of hummus distributed nationwide. Continue reading
State health officials are urging parents to take extra precautions when handling baby chicks.
In the midst of a chilly Michigan winter, some state officials are already focused on the summer county-fair season.
The state Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has awarded grant money to counties for improvements to their fairgrounds. Continue reading