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Friday, Nov. 21, 2014The Toxic Chemical Potentially Lurking in Your Food
11/20/14 Men's Health
Plus, other experts are skeptical about the reduction in cadmium levels found in the U.K. study. Ganga Hettiarachchi, Ph.D., an associate professor of soil and environmental chemistry at Kansas State University, points out that only two of the comparisons analyzed showed significantly higher levels of cadmium in conventional crops. Fifteen, on the other hand, showed no significant difference.
Hospitals learn from K-State training partnership
11-18-14 Grass and Grain
In respect to current global health concerns and disease outbreaks, a partnership between the Kansas State University Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI) and local hospitals and county health departments led to training events.
Swine disease discovered on Waianae pig farm
11/21/14 Hawaii News Now
Last week, the farm called HDOA's Animal Disease Control Branch to report many cases of diarrhea among their swine. Symptoms of PEDv in swine include acute watery diarrhea and dehydration. State veterinarians took samples from the farm and sent them to the Kansas State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. Confirmation of PEDv was received this morning.
Kansas State University on TV
KEZI in Eugene, Oregon
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