CAHFS Weekly Update: Recall of Elite brand products due to salmonella; The first human case of avian flu in the U.S.; Minnesota-based company gift to Ukrainian farmers
A multi nation recall of products made by the Strauss Group, marketed under the Elite brand name, are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Climate-related health impacts in Africa; Nature-based solutions to mitigate impacts of climate change; Drafting a regional climate change vision and action plan
This phenomenon is palpable across all nations at different levels and poses a range of human and animal health system burdens. In a recent United Nations (UN) report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and a recent analysis by the World Health Organization (WHO), climate-related health emergencies are most prominently on the rise in Africa, where more than half of regional public health events in the past 20 years are linked to climate variables, and climate-related health events have increased in frequency by 25% over the past decade.
CAHFS Weekly Update: India’s Mucormysis Increase is Suspected to be Linked to Cow Dung; Norovirus Outbreak Linked to Raw Oysters; HPAI Outbreak Worsens, Government Takes Action
A recently published article in Medical Press reported on the hypothesis of a potential link of increased cases of mucormycosis to both COVID - 19, and Cow Dung. Mucormysis is a deadly fungal infection that while rare, has an approximately 54% death rate in those infected according to the CDC.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Increasing Antimicrobial Resistance Identified in joint ECDC and EFSA Report; California Revives Cultural Burning in Effort to Support Ecosystem Health; Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Confirmed in Minnesota and North Dakota
On March 29, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) issued a joint report, “The European Union Summary Report on Antimicrobial Resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from humans, animals and food in 2019–2020.”
CAHFS Weekly Update: New insights on human-animal spillback events; Risk maps shine new light on future trends of parasitic diseases; Awareness of ticks and tick-borne disease in the midwest
As of January 2022, SARS-Cov-2 virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic has been shown to infect at least 29 non-human mammalian species based on observational and experimental studies across free-living, captive, farmed, and domesticated animals [CIT].
CAHFS Weekly Update: New FAO Report on the Future of Food Safety; FDA approves IGA cattle; Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Inches Closer to Minnesota
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released a new report on the future of food safety.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Global update on the 2021-2022 Avian Influenza (H5N1) outbreaks; Early evidence of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in commercial and backyard flocks; Update on H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) pandemic in Minnesota
Global outbreaks of seasonal avian influenza among wild birds and poultry occur periodically, however, in the past 15 years, there has been a rise in the frequency and geographic distribution of avian influenza A virus infections.
CAHFS Weekly Update: Food Insecurity Soaring in Hotspots According to UN; USDA Reflects on Efforts to Address Food Insecurity Over Last Year; University of Minnesota Hosts Food Security Dashboard
The United Nations (UN) highlights In a recent news release that food insecurity is soaring across 20 countries and regions.
CAHFS Weekly Update: European Union to Implement New Veterinary Medicinal Product Regulations; US Veterinary Wellbeing Study 2021; Bush Meat Seized at MSP Airport
On January 28, 2022, a new regulation pertaining to the use of veterinary medicines took effect in the European Union (EU).
CAHFS Weekly Update: The global burden of bacterial antimicrobial resistance (bacterial-AMR); EPA and WHO to focus on environmental health disparities; January: National Radon Action Month
Although there is widespread agreement that antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a global threat to human health, it has been very difficult to estimate the magnitude and geographic distribution of the global attributable morbidity and mortality to antimicrobial-resistant bacterial infections.