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China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s pig herd shrank by 32.2% in July from the same month a year ago, its agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as African swine fever continues to spread through the country. FILE PHOTO: Pigs are seen on the back of a truck outside a slaughterhouse in Dongguan, Guangdong province, China December 22,… Read More »

What Your Venus Sign Says About Your Relationships (and Why You Shouldn’t Freak Out If Your Sun Signs Clash)

As you probably already know, Venus is the planet of love, beauty and pleasure. It influences how we express affection, who we’re attracted to, and our own allure. Given how important romantic relationships can be to us, it’s surprising we don’t pay more attention to our Venus sign, because it’s a better indicator of who… Read More »

FDA Ends Months-Long FOIA Battle Over Medical Device Failures, Says Putting Database Online ‘Satisfies’ KHN Request

The Food and Drug Administration responded Wednesday to a Freedom of Information Act request filed months ago, noting that the information sought by Kaiser Health News “is now posted online.” KHN had filed a series of FOIA requests, beginning in September 2018, seeking hidden reports of malfunctions or injuries tied to scores of medical devices.… Read More »

Salmonella outbreak linked to pet hedgehogs continues; 6 additional people sickened, CDC says

Six additional people have been sickened as a result of a salmonella outbreak that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says is likely tied to pet hedgehogs. A total of 17 people across 11 states have now been infected with salmonella typhimurium, an increase from January, when 11 people in eight states were… Read More »