FDA: Your Animal Is Sick. Was It Something They Ate?

Your family’s beloved pet has gotten sick, and you and your veterinarian are working together to find the cause. While there are many potential causes, one possibility you may discuss with your veterinarian is whether the illness could be linked to your pet’s food.  Vet-LIRN (Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network), a program from the […]

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Top Crime Alerts for July 20, 2024

In Ashburn, VA, a man was arrested for breaking into multiple vehicles in a neighborhood. Police received reports of several car break-ins in the area and were able to track down the suspect using surveillance footage from a nearby home. The man was found with stolen items from the vehicles, including electronics and cash. He was charged with burglary, theft, and destruction of property. Authorities are reminding residents to always lock their cars and remove valuables to prevent similar incidents in the future.

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CDC: How Food Irradiation Works

KEY POINTS Overview Food irradiation is a food safety process that uses radiation to kill germs that cause food poisoning (foodborne illness). Food irradiation is safe, and its safety and efficacy have been endorsed by federal agencies and intergovernmental organizations. How it works Food irradiation works by exposing food to ionizing electromagnetic (gamma or x-ray) radiation. Food […]

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